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is a nerve block good for knee pain

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Genicular nerve bloc: These are nerves on the inside and outside of the knee that when blocked provide relief of pain. Pain in the knee can come from many causes - menicus ... Read More

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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need diagnosis : Sorry to hear of your problems. The best way to get improvement is an accurate diagnosis. If you’re not getting that now please get a second opinion
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Luks
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends....: There are medications or other modalities which are used in managing swelling around the knee. Medications such as Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) a ... Read More
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Ibuprofen usually works good.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You are 36 years old and already offering limitations and reasons why you cannot exercise. Do aerobics especially swimming or cycling, start with a st ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple reasons: Perhaps it's not just the nerves, but also the joints, ligaments and tendons in the knee that hurt after prolonged stretching, standing, sitting, stre ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: First of all, you need to have the knee evaluated to determine the cause of the pain. Is it just a sprain or did you tear something. See an orthopedis ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Prescription: I would imagine your doctor gave you a prescription...So what he prescribes would be good.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes and no: Anatomically there are no nerves in the hips that would cause pain in the knee. Most people will call pain in the buttock area their hip. This pain ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Glucosamine and chondroitin may help. Visit this site for info: https://nccih.nih.gov/health/glucosaminechondroitin
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: It depends upon the problem. Try rest, ice, compression, elevation, purified omega, nsaids, pt/laser/modalities, injections. Should get good exam by o ... Read More
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