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Are there alternative treatments available for heel, knee joint pain other than pain meds?

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In brief: Yes

There are many homeopathic remedies.
Physical therapy should be helpful.

In brief: Yes

There are many homeopathic remedies.
Physical therapy should be helpful.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Periostitis of os..

If inflammation causes the pain, it should be eliminated.
The most common cause for heel specific pain is "periostitis of the os calcus, or heel bone. An appropriate cortisone should bring rapid relief. Then look for the causes. The family of spondyloarthopathies is most likely factorial the layman's term for heel pain is stone bruise." in reiter's syndrome, it was called "lover's heels!".

In brief: Periostitis of os..

If inflammation causes the pain, it should be eliminated.
The most common cause for heel specific pain is "periostitis of the os calcus, or heel bone. An appropriate cortisone should bring rapid relief. Then look for the causes. The family of spondyloarthopathies is most likely factorial the layman's term for heel pain is stone bruise." in reiter's syndrome, it was called "lover's heels!".
Dr. Thomas Namey
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