Knee Cartilage Lesions

Consult your doctor if rest, ice, and over-the-counter pain relievers don’t ease your knee pain and when you have mechanical symptoms that prohibit you from normally bending and extending the knee because of locking symptoms. Seek immediate care if:

  • Your knee is hot and inflamed, and you have a fever
  • You can’t bend or extend your knee because of mechanical obstruction

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