Knee pain treatment is required for anyone who suffers from inflammation, swelling or any kind of knee injury or damage. This can be internal due to degenerative diseases like arthritis or even because of some severe external injury caused by an accident. To determine the course of action your orthopaedic would do an x-ray or scan of the joints. Based on the diagnosis a treatment plan is devised. If not treated, then knee injury can pose serious problems in doing every day activities like walking, sitting down or even standing. Duration of treatment depends on the severity of the problem. Surgical procedures are longer, ranging from 2-4 hours, especially in case of total knee replacement surgery. If it is just a minor surgery, it will take about an hour. However, hospitalisation requires another 4-7 days. Along with Knee Joint Pain / knee replacement / knee surgery one may also opt for a cast or similar form of knee support. Exercises are done on a regular basis and physiotherapy is also suggested. Doing so helps to add strength to the knees and restore lost energy. The knee exercises / knee strengthening exercises along with a blend of surgery and other similar methods help you to get back to normal life. In fact, after the therapy and treatment, your swelling and inflammation goes away and you should be able to resume normal activities within a few days.