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I am now 42 having BP rate 100/150 is suffering from pain in both legs including knees since few months. Taken pain killer tabs like zerodol P whenever felt unbearable. But wanna get completely relieved from that. Kindly suggest. More over I am a chain smoker want to quit smoking. But could not be able to quit smoking. Kindly suggest.
Hello doc. I got c section for my first baby delivery.. I'm feeling lots of pain in my back mostly near lumbar n even my knees too. please suggest me what to do in order to get rid of all these pains. M a working women. M in lot of depression.
I'm having sharp pains in left waist when I touch its very sharp and otherwise it is dull ache in my waist. I noticed blood in my stool. What it can be doctors please help me its very concerning for me. I don't have any other symptom like vomiting nausea fever.
When I go to bed for sleep at night my legs pain alot and not get sleepy soon so please tell me what is the problem.
I am 23 years old and I have an back pain from last 2 months I have tried many doctors and ointment but I can not make an relief.
I am a male and I had a pain in back from 2 months. I had tried many medicines but do not get any good result. What shout I do.
Im 20 years old but I frequently have back pain and neck pain if I sit down for too long or see down for too long.
I had fallen and have fixed a rod on my leg as bone had broken below knee. Why does swelling occurs if we keep legs down for longer time? I had this operation 3 years ago, still swelling occurs and still that leg feel heavy.
Hey I'm playing football around 8 years +. But I can't get stamina. Every day I tried 15 min from start to play. And I also got leg pain. Any doctor please help.
My middle finger has got swollen and oblique by fight with a man. Its paining on touching. What should I do.
Hi, I have got frozen shoulder condition, It was recently a bit twisted while doing some rounds of exercise I have applied several balms but nothing cures it now I am doing slow exercise but still it pains lot while folding during sleep my arms after folding there is pain in shoulder pls advise solution of homemade or natural remedies.
I am 48 years old male and having problem in left knee. My weight is 82 kgs. Please suggest me the remedy ?
I am suffering from back pain. I also use exercise for recovery bt I can not relief. please advice me for proper solution.
I am 45 years old fit lady. I have knee joint pain and back pain but not much. What should I do? Also I feel low energy always.
Along with bones, the human structure is also supported by cartilage. Cartilage is a tough, flexible tissue that acts as a cushion between bones at joints. Some parts of the body such as the outer structure of the ear is completely made up of cartilage. Damage to the cartilage can cause pain. inflammation and in some cases even a degree of disability. Since cartilage does not have a blood supply, cartilage damage takes longer to heal than other injuries.
There are three main causes of cartilage damage
- Direct impact: Cartilage can get damaged by heavy impact during a bad fall or an accident. For this reason, sportspersons have a high risk of suffering from cartilage damage.
- Wear and tear: Over time, joint experiences wear and tear that can damage cartilage. The knees are often most affected by this. Obese people are at a higher risk of knee cartilage injury than others because of the additional pressure being out on the knees.
- Lack of movement: Long periods of immobility or inactiveness can also cause damage to cartilage.
A physical examination may not be enough to diagnose cartilage damage as the symptoms of this condition are very similar to that of a sprain or ligament damage. In addition to a physical examination, a doctor may use Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or Arthroscopy. An MRI uses radio waves and a magnetic field to create a detailed image of the body. Arthroscopy involves the insertion of a tube-like instrument into the joint to determine the extent of cartilage injury.
Treatment for cartilage damage is both surgical and non-surgical.
Non-surgical treatment includes exercises, steroid injections and physical therapy.
If the patient does not respond well to this form of treatment, surgical options may be looked at. The type of surgery required depends on the age and activity level of the patient along with the extent of the injury.
Some of the surgical options include:
- Debridement: This involves using a small arthroscopic instrument to smoothen the damaged cartilage and remove loose edges. This prevents the cartilage from rubbing against adjacent bone and muscle tissue.
- Marrow stimulation: By drilling small holes under the damaged cartilage, the surgeon exposes blood vessels that lie inside the bone and trigger the formation of a blood clot. This, in turn, triggers the development of new cartilage.
- Mosaicplasty: This procedure involves the transference of healthy cartilage from one part of the body to another. It is used for isolated cases of cartilage injury on patients who are below the age of 50. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Orthopedist.