Most of the knee pain can be both long term and uncomfortable - The simple reason being that they are most used parts of the human body. Any activity of us involves the use of knees. Hence the part is rarely given rest. Also, the part can be injury prone due to various reasons. Knee problems and pain in the knee can lead to swelling and inflammation in the joints. The condition can be so severe in some cases that even regular activities could not be done. The Orthopedist will have to be consulted immediately if the symptoms persist. An X-Ray can usually make the diagnosis, and in some cases, an MRI can also be done to identify the exact nature of the problem. Knee Injury Treatment includes the conventional methods initially like the usage of ice and pressure pads. Proper rest has to be given to an injury in the knee as the area is one of the busiest areas of the body. Knee pain treatment will also include anti-inflammatory painkillers and muscle relaxants as medications. Finally, physiotherapy is done on a larger scale to build back the strength and in diminishing the pain. Surgery is done in rare cases when the knee ligaments are completely torn. A reconstructive knee surgery will be done where the tendons from other parts of the leg are taken and put in the places of the torn ligaments. However, surgery is rare, and the orthopedist would try to take care of the problem through the conventional methods mostly.
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