Knee Bruise Overview
Another name for Knee Bruise is Knee Contusion.
What is a knee contusion?
A person with a knee contusion has a bruise to the soft tissue over the knee joint. A contusion may be caused by a blow to the knee, or may be caused by a knee sprain or fracture.
What are the symptoms of a knee contusion?
Symptoms of a knee contusion include knee pain, knee swelling, knee tenderness, and bruising of the knee.
How does the doctor treat a knee contusion?
Treatment for a knee contusion includes rest, elevation, cold compresses, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Additional treatment for a knee contusion may include crutches and an elastic wrap to the knee.
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