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A 101-year-old female asked:

After walking no more than a mile.in a day.i get woken up at night with right hip pain, knee pain and lower back pain, ankles will swell sometimes, i.would like to know some potential reasons for this.i do.have osteoarthritis and prior knee injuries ?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Likely arthritis : Affecting spine and hip, aside from knee that is worsened by the walks. Getting an exam and possible imaging with your PCP may clarify. Physical therapy helps many times by increasing muscular strength.
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