Ligamentous formations are damaged due to joint uncertainty in the knee. Along with pain and swollenness, knee deviation or swaying is also reported by the patients which can happen while walking down the staircase or lifting loads.
A preliminary step can be the application of rest, ice and keeping the knee up.Braces or knee immobilizer are also very useful in such cases to help the knee recover from pain.
It is vital to begin restoration of knee range of motion by using a brace to protect the damaged ligament. as soon as the pain starts to recede.