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Can Prepatellar Bursitis be avoided?

If you work in an occupation that requires you to spend a lot of time kneeling, take steps to prevent this condition from occurring. Buy knee pads made specifically for the type of work you do, i.e., gardening, roofing, flooring, etc. See if you can modify your job to allow you to sit or not be on your knees as much. Be aware of any signs of trouble, including swelling and tenderness. Take steps to address the problem quickly before it gets out of control. Prepatellar Bursitis can be painful and time consuming to treat, so we recommend that you can take precautions to prevent the condition.

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