How is knee pain treated?
Treatments for knee pain depend on the extent and cause of the pain. Self-care measures can easily be remembered as R.I.C.E - rest, ice, compression and elevation. A range of medications is also available for knee pain, including pain-relief medications, steroids and various supplements. Physiotherapy and mechanical support may also help ease knee pain. A wide range of surgeries is possible, such as arthroscopy, joint washout and knee replacement.