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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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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?

Varies: It really is based upon the specific cause of the knee pain. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis as to the source of your knee pain first. ...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

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What can I do to relieve knee joint pain?

What can I do to relieve knee joint pain?

? Arthritis: Depending on the history this may be from injuring the knee in the past and now have arthritis in it. At your age an xray may show some damage but an MRI will be more informative try anti-inflammatories, advil (ibuprofen) etc and then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are typical causes of knee joint pain?

What are typical causes of  knee joint pain?

Many!: Many things can present as knee pain: meniscus tears, cartilage injury, muscle strain (calf or thigh), arthritis, bone bruise, infection, nerve injury, ligament injury, fracture, hip arthritis and problems (especially in children). If the pain does not resolve with rest, nsaids/tylenol, ice, and activity modification, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a little knee joint pain?

What to do if I have a little knee joint pain?

Very common...: Knee pain is very common. Most of the time it is related to activity and age related wear and tear on the joint. Red flags are pain that doesn't go away, swelling, instability, or painful catching. ...Read more

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I am 37 and I am starting to get knee joint pain?

Knee pain: Depending on the location of your pain & evaluation by your doc proper diagnosis can be made. At 37 and lack of an acute injury points to the following possible common problems: 1) front pain with stairs or squatiing: early patello-femoral arthritis , 2) pain on either sides: tendinitis or meniscus tears , 3) back of the knee: bakers cyst, 4) pain all over: arthritis/inflammation. ...Read more

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I'm having painful knee joint pain, what can I do?

I'm having painful knee joint pain, what can I do?

Knee pain: Try some ice and an anti-inflammatory pill. If no improvement get an xray. ...Read more

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How can you help someone struggling with knee joint pain?

How can you help someone struggling with knee joint pain?

Could: Be meniscal injury or arthritic issue happening. If orthopedic specialist can't help you maybe an option to look at is stem cell pr platelet therapy options. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more

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How to relieve knee joint pain effectively without much hassle?

How to relieve knee joint pain effectively without much hassle?

Let see if I: Understand your question? Relief knee pain? It depends were the pain coming fro .First you have to have diagnosis then treatment will follow. I hope i was helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

How can I relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

C an ortho surg: If just due 2 some inflammatory problem, nsaids ice ; activity modification is painless if your stomach can't handle the medications. But the best is 2 c a specialist ; with a DX u can get a plan of treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

How can you relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

Have it evaluated.: First, define the cause and the severity of the problem. Have the knee evaluated. A rheumatologist or orthopedist can help. ...Read more

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I am getting knee joint pain what I have to do to get relief from it?

I am getting knee joint pain what I have to do to get relief from it?

R.I.C.E.: Rest ice compression (ace wrap) elevate you can try otc nsaids. If all that fails see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more