Any tips on pain management for bad knees had slip and fall accident in 2006 had MRI torn ligament grinding of knee bones little to no cartlidge?

Consider surgery. Consult a surgeon for possible knee replacement, very common and mature surgery. The result is great.
Physical therapy. Otc pain meds best place to start. See ortho for more permanent choice.
Not much. There are expensive injections you can have of artificial synovial fluid. It is a series of 3. There is also experimental kinda growth stimulating injections. All are expensive. Then there is always knee replacement.
Old knee injury. Not all injuries can be treated with pain medicine. It is your doctor and you that can decide if, for example, you are a candidate for knee replacement. The risks vs the benefits should be acknowledged and clearly understood by you.

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