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Is there any home remedy for knee joint pain?

Is there any home remedy for knee joint pain?

It depends: Pain in the knee can be due to any number of problems, an injury arthritis or many other types of disease. It is first important to know why the pain is present. For the short term, using applications of ice for pain, 5 minutes at a time and use of tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain is helpful but if symptoms persist for more than 2-3 days you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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A home remedy for knee joint pain for a Crohn's patient? (ice pack makes it worse for me)

A home remedy for knee joint pain for a Crohn's patient? (ice pack makes it worse for me)

Hot moist: packs, over counter zostrics(pepper ingredients)- see pcp about steroid injections after finding cause of pain ...Read more

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Does anyone know a good remedy for hip and knee joint pain? Tai chi? Massage?

Does anyone know a good remedy for hip and knee joint pain? Tai chi? Massage?

Very good.: Keeps you loose and limber. Helps with balance. Avoids signifcant trauma to knee or hips- tai chi! massage helps with trigger points and eases spasm, but provides no exercise. ...Read more

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What is the cheapest and easiest treatment of knee joint pain? Orthotics? Brace?

What is the cheapest and easiest treatment of knee joint pain? Orthotics? Brace?

Need diagnosis: There are many reasons for knee pain and therefore you need a diagnosis of the pathological structure to make a treatment recommendation. Please write back after you get checked and i can give you the answer you are looking for. ...Read more

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Rigjt knee joint pain?

Rigjt knee joint pain?

Varies : It depends on wether or not you had an injury. With an in injury it could many things, from a knee sprain to a cartilage or ligament tear. Without an injury, it could be an infection, gout, or any number of rheumatoid like problems. Either way it sounds like you need a work up for knee pain. ...Read more

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What causes knee joint pain?

Many causes: Any time you have improper function or injury of a joint it can cause pain. If you have knee pain that interferes with your activity you should see a doctor. Many young teens have knee pain with exercise. This is a growth-related condition. There should be no swelling or limp and the pain is temporary. It is called osgood-schlatters. It is not serious. ...Read more

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Exercise for knee joint pain?

Exercise for knee joint pain?

Hmmm?: Depends why your knee pains you in the first place; initially i would not recommend any strenuous activity/exercise...Just rest it; maybe an ice pack. If you continue to suffer try a mild dose of Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). If you are still without relief then please get to your doctor for a more detailed examination...Better to get the approrpiate diagnosis and correct treatment than trial and error. ...Read more

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How can one cure knee-joint pain?

How can one  cure knee-joint pain?

Knee joint pain: Start with rest, ice, compression, elevation. If not better check with your doctor/orthopedic surgeon with good exam, history , and imaging. May need operative intervention if significant acl, meniscus, tendon, or arthritis problems. ...Read more

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Sudden knee joint pain, what to do?

RICE protocol: In order to understand the cause, it would be important to know how this started? Injury? Has this happened before? Swelling? Redness? Where is the pain? Generic treatment includes RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation). May try topical ointments, oral NSAIDs if able, and/or bracing. The most likely cause would be osteoarthritis, however, if there was an injury could have a ligament injury. ...Read more

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How can I minimize knee joint pain?

Depends on the cause: Most aches and pains in the knee without a major injury can be improved with non-impact aerobic activity (swimming, biking, elliptical), quadriceps and hip abductor and short external rotator strengthening, hamstring stretching, ice, nsaids, avoidance of an activity that causes pain. If the symptoms persist or there is significant swelling, see an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

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