Knee Synovitis is a constant knee pain condition that involves swelling in the knee. Our knees are girded by soft tissues. When this soft tissue becomes infected, this infection is known as synovitis. The knee joint is filled with a layer known as synovial membrane, which oils the knee joint to work smoothly. When the synovial membrane is infected or inflamed, the synovial membrane does not work properly and knee joint becomes damaged.
Causes of Knee Synovitis
In synovitis, synovial membrane, which lines and greases the knee joint, becomes infected. Synovitis of the knee can be the effect on other body joints and increase chances to will have rheumatoid arthritis. Almost Synovitis happen due to infection in synovial membrane. Infection in the knee is due to physical internal joint bleeding. Continues bleeds create a thickening of blood veins nearby the damaged joint. That is why the knee joint will start to swell by infection.
Symptoms and sign of Knee Synovitis
Any type of pain, redness, and swelling in the knee is a starting symptom of synovitis. After any damage, your knee may start to swell. The joint has infected due to bleeding and this bleeding causes hurt, damaged tissues and swelling on the knee.
- Commonly having pain in the knee.
- Having swelling in the knee.
- Feel hardness and stiffness in the knee.
- Redness and color change(Pink) in an affected area.
- Feeling warmness and hotness in the knee.
- Continues knee pain.
- Also, Having pain and difficulty to move the knee.
How to prevent knee synovitis?
The best way to avoid or prevent the knee synovitis symptoms is to defend your knees from damage. In case of an damage or internal bleeding, take care of your knee before the pain and condition turn permanent problem.
- Do knee Stretching exercise daily
- Especially, Prevent serious damage
- Avoid sudden force or stress on knee joint
- take care if internal bleeding happens
Treatment for knee synovitis
The knee synovitis treatment method depends on the basis of the synovitis. RICE technique (Rest, ice, compression, and elevation) apply in case of the hit from the heavy things. If the synovitis becomes arthritis problem, then anti-infected medicines are normally thriving. If the knee synovitis becomes more serious problems and above points are not effectively work on pain, reduce the pain, then firstly concern with the knee specialist doctor. An arthroscopic operation may implement to eliminate the injured synovial tissue or the pinching portion of the lining.