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    Pati105 posted:
    I was recently diagnosed with a Baker's Cyst. I have an active yoga practice for the past 12 years. I have no pain or symptons.
    I only have this large cyst behind my right knee. What type of non invasive treatments would be beneficial? How can I alter my practice?

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    _swank_ responded:
    If you're not having any symptoms then you really don't need to do anything. Baker's Cysts are a symptom of something else going on in your knee. If that issue is resolved then the cyst will go away. I had one for years that was due to arthritis. It went away on its own after I had my knee replaced. Your best bet is to just keep your knee strong an mobile.
     
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    Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Pati,

    In addition to Swank's response, click here for some potential treatments - if needed - for Baker's Cyst.
    We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell


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