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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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I am 63. I have knee pain. My doctor says that it is osteoarthritis. I have heard that glucosamine? May help. What is it? Should I try it?

I am 63.  I have knee pain.  My doctor says that it is osteoarthritis. I have heard that glucosamine? May help.  What is it? Should I try it?

Good to try: Glucosamine and chondroiton are 2 over the counter supplements that are frequently packaged together and can provide relief from arthritis. Ask your pharmacist or health food store for a good preparation. You will need to take every day for best results. ...Read more

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Help please! i'm having knee pain, feel like doctors don't help at all..I need opinions!?

Help please! i'm having knee pain, feel like doctors don't help at all..I need opinions!?

Ortho Eval needed: Sounds like a thorough evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon may help. With chronic unresolved pain, you may need x-rays and even an MRI to best delineate if any injury or pathology is noted within the knee (ligament, cartilage, meniscal injury). ...Read more

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I have a chronic right knee pain and my doctor diagnosed it as chondromalacia patelai. What is best treatment?& what about working out & wight lifting

I have a chronic right knee pain and my doctor diagnosed it as chondromalacia patelai. What is best treatment?& what about working out & wight lifting

Chondromalacia: Avoid kneeling, crawling and squatting. Limit squats and lounges in the gym. Avoid repetitively exercising the knee in flexion beyond 90 degrees bent. Therapy and bracing are the best options for chondromalacia patella. Need to strengthen thighs, tone core muscles, and maintain ideal body weight. ...Read more

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I'm currently experieincing knee pain, and my doctor has put me on 800MG or Ibuprofen, and two 220MG of Aleve (naproxen). Is it safe to take Nyquill?

This is incorrect: There has been a misunderstanding here. Either 800mg ibuprofen three times daily OR 2x 220mg Alleve twice daily is ok, but these two medications are essentially the same thing and should not be taken together at max dosing. It is ok to combine ibuprofen with acetaminophen (tylenol) for pain that doesn't respond to either alone. If the NyQuil brand product has ibuprofen or naproxen in it, no. ...Read more

Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
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Pain Management (Definition)

Pain management is the control of pain through medication, ...Read more