The problem of water on knee is known as perpatellar bursitis is medical terms. In this condition fluid is accumulated in knee joint that causes pain and one knee start to appear big than the other. This problem is predecessor to gout and arthritis. Person who is susceptible to rheumatic arthritis is generally suffered from this problem. Swelling on any part of the body is due to inflammation because through inflammation body’s immune system tries to protect the cell damage.
Causes of water on knee : The inflammation of limbs is caused due to injury. The injury of limb can be due to external force which disturb the movement of bone and ligaments which are connected to it. But in gout crystallization in joint can cause inflammation which further causes arthritis. Person having the problem of inflammation of joint should make check up to identify water on knee symptoms. Those who are engage in sports activity should also make regular check up to if they find any inflammation in their joints.
Home remedy for water on knee : If the problem is not severe then some therapeutic procedures can be done at home such as apply cold press on joint having inflammation after every two hours. Give rest to joint and the use of some analgesics is also advised. Some times obesity is the reason for contributing the problem so weight loss and toning of muscles is also advised.
Medical treatment : Treatment for the problem of water on knee is done through aspiration method. Aspiration procedure is done when it is confirmed that water on knee is present. In this procedure a needle is inserted into the affected area of knee and the fluid is drained of. This procedure provides immediate relief to the patient. For curing swelling the injection of corticosteroids is given which gives relief in pain naturally.
Yoga poses for knees : With practice of some yoga poses the problem of inflammation can be prevented. Some of important yoga poses to tone up your knee joints are Wind relieving pose, Stand Spread Leg Forward Fold, Triangle Pose, Cobra Pose, Single Leg Raised, Locust Pose and relaxation pose.