Knee pain is a common grievance that strikes all people including the (femur, tibia, fibula) knee joint, (patella) the kneecap or the ligaments, tendons, and (meniscus) cartilage of the knee.
Signs and symptoms ofknee pain
* Difficulty in climbing stairs due to ligament damage (sprain),* Inability to fully straighten the knee* Limping due to discomfort,* Changing weight to the opposite knee and foot.
Types of Knee Pain Treatment
1. Medications2. Therapy3. Injections4. Surgery5. Total knee replacement
Your doctor may recommend medications to help relieve pain and to treat underlying conditions.
Expanding to strengthen the muscles around your knee will make it more persistent.Working with a physical therapist helps to avoid injuries or further worsening of any injuries.
Injecting medications or other substances directly into your knee might help in certain situations.
If you have an injury that may need surgery, it’s usually not required to have the operation immediately. If you choose to have surgery, for a better treatment .
Total knee replacement
The knee is replaced with an artificial joint in this procedure the surgeon cuts away damaged bone and cartilage from your thighbone, shinbone, and kneecap, and replaces it with an artificial joint made of metal alloys, high-grade plastics, and polymers.