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Treatments for Knee Pain

Overview

Knee pain is a frequent ailment that can be experienced by older adults, young adults, and children. This type of body pain may take place immediately after an injury, or it may appear as an extension of a chronic medical condition. The amount ofMore »

Tests

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Range of Motion Testing
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A joint X-ray takes images of your joints. It is used to detect joint problems.X-rays use small amounts of radiation to take pictures of bones, organs, and other st...  More »
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A CT (computed tomography) scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. A CT scan of your knee helps doctors diagnos...  More »
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test uses magnets and radio waves to capture images inside your body without making a surgical incision. An MRI can be performed ...  More »
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Knee arthroscopy is a technique used to diagnose and treat problems in the knee joint. During the procedure, your surgeon will make a very small incision and insert...  More »
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More »
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Blood Chemistry Measurement
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Medical Procedures

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Heat Therapy
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Compression Therapy
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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More »
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Use of Leg Braces
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Injection of Steroid into Joint
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Treatment of Underlying Disorders
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Injection of Viscosupplements
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Surgical Procedures

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Knee arthroscopy is a technique used to diagnose and treat problems in the knee joint. During the procedure, your surgeon will make a very small incision and insert...  More »
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Knee joint replacement is a procedure that replaces an injured or ailing knee with an artificial joint called a prosthesis. The prosthesis is made of metal alloys, ...  More »
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Prescribed Medications

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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More »
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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More »
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More »
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Over the Counter Medications

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ACETAMINOPHEN (a set a MEE noe fen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever.  More »
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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More »
3.
IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More »
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More »
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Self Care

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Rest
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Application of Ice Packs
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Elevation Procedure
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Herbs and Supplements

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Glucosamine is a natural compound that is found in healthy cartilage. Glucosamine sulfate is a normal constituent of glycoaminoglycans in cartilage matrix and synov...  More »
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Alternative Procedures

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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More »
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