What are the symptoms of PES Anserine bursitis?
The symptoms of pes anserine bursitis include:
- Pain slowly developing on the inside of your knee and/or in the center of the shinbone, approximately 2 to 3 inches below the knee joint.
- Pain increasing with exercise or climbing stairs.
- Puffiness or tenderness to the touch in this area.
What is the best treatment for Prepatellar bursitis?
Nonsurgical treatment is usually effective as long as the bursa is simply inflamed and not infected:
- Activity modification. Avoid the activities that worsen symptoms.
- Ice. Apply ice at regular intervals 3 or 4 times a day for 20 minutes at a time.
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
How do you treat PES Anserine bursitis?
Pes anserinus bursitis treatments include:
- Medication. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can help reduce pain and swelling.
- Rest. Discontinue activities that lead to bursitis flare-ups.
- Cold packs.
- Wedge insoles.
- Kinesiology tape.
- Physical therapy.
- Bursa injections.
- PRP injections.
What causes PES Anserine bursitis?
Pes anserine bursitis can be caused by: Repetitive activities, like squatting, stair climbing, and other work or household activities that are often repeated. Incorrect sports training techniques, such as a lack of stretching, sudden increases in run distances, or too much uphill running. Obesity.
How do I strengthen my pes anserine?
- Lie on your back with your affected knee straight. Your good knee should be bent.
- Bend your affected knee by sliding your heel across the floor and toward your buttock until you feel a gentle stretch in your knee.
- Hold for about 6 seconds, and then slowly straighten your knee.
- Repeat 8 to 12 times.
Will PES Anserine bursitis go away?
With a conservative treatment program, symptoms usually resolve within 6-8 weeks.