Knee Treatments

Knee is a very complex joint that has many components. This complexity makes it vulnerable to various injuries. That is why it is one of the most commonly occurring injury in sports.

Knee Injury Treatment Tamil Nadu

Causes of Knee injury
  • Direct blow to the knee

  • Trauma

  • Fracture

  • Fall

  • Activities that require twisting motions

  • Degenerative changes of the cartilage due to daily wear and tear

Types of knee injury
  • Dislocations

  • Sprains

  • Ligament tears

    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

    • Collateral Ligament Injuries

  • Meniscal Tears

  • Tendon Tears

  • Runners knee

Symptoms of Knee injury
  • Popping noise from knee especially at the time of injury or during movement

  • Severe pain

  • Joint stiffness

  • Inability to move the knee

  • Decreased range of motion

  • Limping

  • Swelling at the injury site

Treatment of Knee injuries

The management of knee injury depends upon its cause and severity. It can be treated with the following:

  • Bracing to immobilize the joint to prevent any further damage

  • Use of crutches while walking to avoid putting weight on injured leg

  • Physical therapy especially exercises to restore function of knee and to strengthen the leg muscles

  • Medication with NSAIDs to reduce pain and swelling

  • Rehabilitation exercises

  • Surgery is required in those cases that do not respond to conservative management