Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bursitis Knee Prevention

Prevention of knee bursitis includes:

  • Avoid kneeling on hard surfaces.
    • Use knee pads while kneeling.
  • Do not run on hard surfaces.
  • Stretch before and after exercise.
  • Warm-up before exercise.

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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