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Knee injuries: first steps

Dr Mary Wyatt

The DOs and DON'Ts of best practice early intervention following knee injury.

In a previous article, I described some of the common knee injuries that cause problems at work. Let's now talk about the best practice medical management of knee injuries, focusing on early intervention including pain relief, investigations and movement. I'll also let you know what treatments to avoid, due to a lack of supporting evidence. After the initial consultation with a medical professional, follow-up should occur withi...

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