Flamingo Knee cap is specially designed for joint damage or injuries. They are marked by swelling and severe pain, cartilage thins, and tissue problems while stretching, collateral ligament tears/ spins, etc. These injuries usually occur after strikes from the side such as a football tackle. The pain is usually located over the sides of your knee and is worse during any activity and is better with rest. Swelling can be anywhere from very mild to quite significant. Flamingo hinged knee cap gives you a great relief.