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A 43-year-old male asked:

Am experiencing pain and stiffness of knee joints after playing tennis. doctor says its osteoarthritis. cant stop playing tennis. whats the remedy?

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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Minimize sxs: If you really have osteoarthritis, then you can only minimize symptoms, but over time they will worsen. The symptomatic treatments involve medications and joint injections. Work with sports medicine or ortho to establish a treatment and monitoring plan. You can keep playing tennis, just realize that you may have to have a knee replacement down the road.
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