To treat excessive fluid on the knee, which is swelling of the knee, doctors prescribe medication, and in some cases, surgery, according to Mayo Clinic. Resting, ice and over-the-counter pain relievers may help ease the ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Orthopedic doctors focus on correcting problems with the bones and muscles, especially any deformities or disorders in the body's musculoskeletal system, according to the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute. Some orthopedi... More » Business & Finance Careers

Arthroscopy of the knee joint is a surgery that involves insertion of a small camera called an arthroscope into the knee joint. Doctors often make small incisions into the knee joint and use small surgical tools to opera... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

The most effective treatment for fluid in the knee joint is taking prescribed medicines or having a surgical procedure done if necessary, according to Mayo Clinic. Treatments for fluid in the knee joint vary depending on... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Excess fluid around the joint of the knee occurs when the knee experiences trauma, when the individual did not allow the knee to heal from an injury before using it, or as a symptom of another condition, according to May... More »

Treatment for fluid in the knee usually involves pain medication and removal of the fluid, according to Mayo Clinic. If over-the-counter pain medicines do not provide adequate relief, the doctor may prescribe prescriptio... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Options for non-invasive treatment for fluid on the knee include medication, joint aspiration, arthroscopy, rest, and ice and elevation, according to Mayo Clinic. If an individual is unable to put weight on his knee join... More » Health Conditions & Diseases