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    Knee injury
    An_264008 posted:
    I have been playing soccer since May and have developped a knee injury. My knee becomes extremely swollen not only when I play soccer but during normal activities as well. Does anyone know how this might have happened and how I can heal it?
    atti_editor responded:
    Have you been to see a doctor about this swelling? Did you twist it while playing or remember any other injury? We cannot give a diagnosis or medical advice here, but there are number of injuries that can cause swelling in the knee. It is important that you see a doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.
    serenade responded:
    Some estimate that nearly 80 percent of runners/sportsmen are injured each year. (They don't tell you that before joining the track team.) Most injuries are caused by overuse— Here are 3 of the most common ailments that plague those who hit the pavement, along with a few ways to stop the pain[br>Achilles tendinitis: The swelling of the Achilles, the tissues that connect your heel to your lower-leg muscles,[br>Plantar fasciitis: This tricky-to-pronounce pain is due to inflammation, irritation, or tearing of the plantar fascia [br>Runner's knee: Experiencing a tender pain around or behind the kneecap is usually a sure sign of patellofemoral pain syndrome, a fancy term for runner's knee.[br>Source:

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