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Knee Injuries

A knee injury is an injury to any of the structures in the knee, including the bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Knee injuries can range from mild to severe and can be caused by a variety of different factors, including falls, blows to the knee, and overuse. Symptoms of a knee injury may include pain, swelling, stiffness, and difficulty moving the affected knee. The individual may also experience bruising, instability, and a popping or tearing sensation at the time of the injury. In severe cases, the knee may be visibly deformed or may not be able to bear weight on the affected knee.

How can we treat Knee Injuries?

Treatment for a knee injury typically involves a combination of approaches, including rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Resting the affected knee can help to reduce inflammation and allow the injury to heal. Applying ice to the knee can also help to relieve pain and reduce swelling. Compressing the injured knee with a bandage can help to reduce swelling, and elevating the knee can help to reduce inflammation.

Joint Mobilization
This involves gently moving the affected knee in specific ways to help improve range of motion and reduce stiffness.

Hot and Cold Compression
Physical therapists may also use techniques such as massage and heat or cold therapy to help reduce pain and swelling in the affected knee.

Physical therapists can work with individuals to develop an exercise program that is tailored to their specific needs and abilities.

This may include exercises to improve strength, flexibility, and range of motion in the knee. In addition to these techniques, physical therapists may also provide education and advice on how to manage symptoms and prevent the knee injury from worsening.

This may include information on proper posture, body mechanics, and joint protection techniques. Overall, physical therapy can be an important part of the treatment plan for individuals with a knee injury. It can help to improve symptoms and reduce the impact of the injury on their daily life.

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