When Should You Go To The Doctor For Knee Problems?

Swelling or redness around the knee joint

The change in the color and shape of the knee along with deformity of your knee joint can point out serious problems. Swelling or redness around the knee joint might be symptoms of an infection. The infected joint might feel warmer or tender on touch than the normal skin.

In some case, the knee problem might resolve on its own but if you are experiencing the above mentioned symptoms then you might need an orthopedic specialist. Referring to a specialist will provide you with more information about your treatment and condition. While it is important to acknowledge the severity of your condition so you can get the best treatment for your knee problems and do not hesitate to go for a second opinion.


  1. https://www.everydayhealth.com/knee-pain/knee-pain-doctors-care.aspx
  2. https://www.medicinenet.com/knee_pain_facts/article.htm
  3. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/jointrom/index.html