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All Posts in Category: Knee – General

I have knee swelling – should I be worried?

Knee swelling is common in runnersKnee swelling often occurs in conjunction with other symptoms, such as pain. If the swelling is mild or there are no other symptoms, it may go unnoticed. The nature of the swelling may give a clue as to it’s cause. Swelling is usually a sign that there is something wrong and this should be investigated. Don’t panic, though – not all causes of knee swelling require surgery and often there is a simple solution to the problem…

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Knee arthroscopy – what is involved?

What is involved in knee arthroscopyKnee arthroscopy is one of the most commonly performed operations. It involves using a high-definition camera to see inside the joint. This is done through small puncture wounds in the skin. In addition to the camera, other instruments can be used to work inside the knee. Arthroscopy has gained popularity over the years. It is has a faster recovery time, minimal scarring and low levels of post-operative pain…

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