Your knee is the largest joint in the body, but often takes more of a beating than it should. This can result in painful discomfort. If you have any of the symptoms below, it is important to visit your Orthopedics doctor before experiencing further damage. To prevent or lessen knee pain, download 10 tips from Ascension Crittenton to improve your knee health. You can also learn about the XP Total Knee Replacement pioneered at Ascension Crittenton.
When to see a doctor:
- Your knee pain follows a forceful impact or injury
- Your knee pain is accompanied by swelling, redness, or a fever
- You are unable to bear weight on your pained knee
- Your knee feels as though it may give out when bearing weight