Knee Pain


If a patient treats to the hospital with a swelling in the knee, that cares no coercion or injury, at first, they check for signs of the infection. The total increase of body temperature, a temperature difference in both knees, feeling of fullness are the main facts which help us to control the patient. In this case, we usually measure a value of blood. With the introduction of the syringe into the joint, we take a sterile joint fluid.

Thus, the knee relaxes. Taken color samples, which are carried out by our experience, give an idea of the premise. Then, the specimen is examined under a microscope and is used instead of planting medium. If an infection is found, then we can understand that what microbes are exist and what antibiotics to they are sensitive. One of the urgent tasks of all orthopedic surgeons is a diagnosis of septic arthritis with the observation of the appearance of the knee fluid. Early handling of the patient, whose diagnosis was septic arthritis, is very important to save his knees.

In some cases the swelling can not be connected with the infection. In this situation, we investigate a group of diseases called " rheumatic diseases", with our specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. We usually take a needed decision about the treatment all together.

How can we cure these diseases, that are the problem of pain in the knees?

In diseases associated with the knee joint, a treatment is carried out in three main foci:

1- A treatment without surgery: as an example, the methods are given as: application of cold, using knee pads, using of bandages, having a rest, application of ice; to use a stick in order to avoid the pressure loads in the diseased part of the knee or to reduce the load on disease of the knee; doing the exercises, local and systemic therapy of drugs and physiotherapy.

2- An arthroscopic surgery

3- An open surgery


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