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  • What to do if a Baker's cyst ruptures

    Source: Medial News Today

    A Baker’s cyst, or popliteal cyst, is a fluid filled swelling that develops on the back of a person’s knee. Baker’s cysts can sometimes rupture, potentially leading to pain and swelling. This article discusses the symptoms of a ruptured Baker’s cyst. It also explains what happens when a Baker’s cyst ruptures and lists the next steps a person should take.

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  • How Knee Pain Is Treated

    Source: Verywell Health

    Knee pain is an extremely common musculoskeletal problem that frequently causes people to seek medical attention. Whether from osteoarthritis, a sprained ligament or strained muscle, cartilage damage, or tendonitis, many different issues can cause this type of joint discomfort.

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  • Knee Pain: How to Prevent It

    Source: HealthDay

    More people in the United States visit an orthopedic surgeon because of knee problems than for any other complaint. Knee pain affects approximately one quarter of adults, and its prevalence has increased almost 65% over the past 20 years. Pain in the knees accounts for nearly four million primary care visits a year. A little prevention now can save considerable pain later.

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  • Nonsurgical Knee Arthritis Care Varies Geographically

    Source: HealthDay

    Nonsurgical osteoarthritis care is associated with lower rates of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) among elderly Americans with knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published online June 8 in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

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  • Knee Pain and Function: Nonoperative Approaches to Managing Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    Source: Practical Pain Management

    Physical rehabilitation and osteopathic manipulative techniques can treat different aspects of “runner’s knee,” to alleviate tight muscles and tender points within the joint or muscle and increase range of motion.

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