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Muscles and Bones :
Fracture of Knee Cap

The kneecap can fracture as a result of a direct blow from a fall or car accident or from sports. Signs that your knee might be broken are: extreme pain with swelling around the knee, a deformed appearance, tenderness when pressing, and difficulty moving the knee either side or straightening it.

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1. Which specialist should I visit when I have a knee injury?

You can consult an orthopedic surgeon for this problem.

2. How can I reduce the pain when my knee is fractured?

You may raise the injured knee above the level of the heart once immobilized to help reduce pain and swelling.

3. What is Chondromalacia?

Chondromalacia refers to a softening of the articular cartilage in the kneecap. This can occur with injury, exercise or due to weakened muscles.




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