patella bursitis

i have fluid on top on my knee. no pain or soreness. I am a runner and have been running races. DR. took x-rays and examined knee. He recommends draining and then casting of knee for 10 days. My question is why not try to drain the knee 1st or is his procedure the one normally taken.

Posted By tom young on September 01, 2009 at 14:56:53:

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