If your knees hurt, GO TO A DOCTOR.
Pain is BAD. Swelling is BAD. I don’t care if you can still walk, dance, and snowboard on it.
Trust me, PT and knee braces are a hell of a lot easier than cortisone shots and knee surgery. Even with the advancements in orthoscopic surgery.
This message brought to you because I’m working at a hospital. Health care workers are the biggest hypochondriacs and the last damnfools to seek medical attention. It may seem like a contradiction, but it’s true.