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Lubry-Gm Tablet

Manufacturer: Dr. Johns Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Glucosamine, Diacerein, Methyl Sulfonyl Methane
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Lubry-Gm Tablet is used for promoting cartilage and joint health. It is a cellulose-like product which contains naturally occurring building blocks that the body uses to make cartilage. It works by stimulating the production of cartilage, which in turn leads to joint repair.

You are advised to avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it or if you are pregnant. It is important that your doctor knows if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking any prescription or over the counter drugs, have any allergies to medicines or other substances, or if you suffer from arthritis or diabetes before prescribing you this medicine.

The dosing of Lubry-Gm Tablet depends on the use and the source of the product. If you miss a scheduled dose for more than a day, then there is no cause for concern. Consult your doctor and take it after his approval.

Some effects that you may experience on using this medicine are constipation, severe allergic reactions, diarrhoea, drowsiness, nausea, headache, heartburn, stomach upset and vomiting.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Rheumatologist before using this medicine.

In addition to its intended effect, Lubry-Gm Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Abdominal cramp.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lubry-Gm Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Cachet Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Frankfurt Pharma Pvt Ltd
First Care Pharma Limited
Rizer Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Wanbury Ltd
Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
Stanwell Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
Jenburkt Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medreich Lifecare Ltd
Maverick Pharma Pvt Ltd
Meyer Organics Pvt Ltd
Ronyd Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Wecare Formulations Pvt Ltd
Kruger Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Athens Labs Ltd
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Parnasa Mediworld Pvt Ltd
R B Pharmaceuticals
Akesiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
Ravenbhel Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
BestoChem Formulations India Ltd
Aareen Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Signova Pharma Pvt Ltd
Ar-Ex Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Molekule India Pvt Ltd
Bio Vitamins
Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Vintage Labs Pvt Ltd
Aeran Lab India Pvt Ltd
Life Medicare & Biotech Pvt Ltd
Medihealth Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd.
Crescent Therapeutics Ltd
Heal All Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd.
Goddres Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Stallion Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Wilshire Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Syncom Formulations I Limited
Curax Pharma
Zyphar s Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Atemoy Remedies
Indchemie Health Specialities Pvt Ltd
Lubry-Gm Tablet is an amino sugar used for supplemental treatment of osteoarthritis. It is an important precursor in glycosaminoglycan biosynthesis. Glycosaminoglycans are a major component of joint cartilages, hence glucosamine as supplement can help rebuild cartilage and treat osteoarthritis.
What are you using Lubry-Gm Tablet for?
How much was the improvement?
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 6 hours
Within 2 days
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
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Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

Have knee cap pain while trying to stand or sit or any other activities that involve some body weight pressure on knees. Also knocking sound also come when doing the above physical activities.

Physiotherapist, Noida
Have knee cap pain while trying to stand or sit or any other activities that involve some body weight pressure on kne...
Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core Strengthening Exercise- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams Stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. repeat 10 times, twice a day.

I have been suffering from osteoarthritis for last 2 years. I was under the treatment of Orthopaedic Surgeon, on whose advice I have been taking medicines eg. Univestin 500 twice daily and Glucosamine 500 twice daily along with knee exercises. But still I am feeling pain with uneasiness while walking. Kindly advise exact knee exercises I require to perform and proper medicines to be taken.

Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Hi Kindly see a physiotherapist. Medications seem to be okay. But you need a proper stretching and exercises plan. Do the exercises under supervision of a therapist who can correct you in case you r doing it wrong. Do contact me in case of any other query. Regards

My uric acid keeps flactuating. So I cannot take protein rich diets. And my knee has been effected by osteoarthritis. Im afraid my other joints might also get affected. please advise.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Symptoms of osteoarthritis may include joint pain and progressive stiffness that develops gradually. Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis may include painful swelling, inflammation, and stiffness in the fingers, arms, legs, and wrists occurring in the same joints on both sides of the body, especially upon awakening. Simple Knee ExerciesSpecific knee exercises will also help ie. Keeping ball underneath the knee and keep pressing it. That's the simple exercise which will help you to strengthen the knee Ice therapy would definitely help to reduce the inflammation. We also advise you to use knee cap which would help to prevent the knee from damaging further and also to maintain the quadriceps muscle tone. I also advise you to use knee cap which would help to prevent the knee from damaging further and also to maintain the quadriceps muscle tone.

Hi is it advisable to take paracetamol tablet twice a day for a month. Why the Libotyrp tablet will be used. During night sleeping my knee area paining unable to sleep, my doctor given above medicines. Just want to know details about this. Please let know.

MSc Applied Biology, Diploma in Naturopathy
Ayurveda, Delhi
Hi is it advisable to take paracetamol tablet twice a day for a month.
Why the Libotyrp tablet will be used.
During n...
Tablet overdosage could cause harmful effects to the body. Early symptoms are loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain while late symptoms include yellowing of skin and eye, severe abdominal pain and dark color urine Libotryp Tablet is used for insomnia, depression, anxiety, muscle spasms, severe anxiety, flushing and other conditions....its combination affect chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression. so I do not understand when number of home remedies/dietary nutritional pure authentic material is available these days like Glucosamine, chondroitin, omega-3, anti-oxidants naural antibiotics from a top nutraceutical company without side effects ..... Glucosamine / methyl S gels help keep the cartilage in joints healthy.and get u rid of inflammation .....

My sister is facing joints pain for last four days .we consult with Dr. he prescribe zifi 200 for five days .I want to know what we can give her for her early cure.

General Physician, Nashik
My sister is facing joints pain for last four days .we consult with Dr. he prescribe zifi 200 for five days .I want t...
Several supplements may help manage joint pain. Glucosamine, chondroitin, omega-3, and green tea are just a few of them. Glucosamine helps keep the cartilage in joints healthy and may have an anti-inflammatory effect.
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Osteoarthritis: Symptoms And Treatment

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Chennai
Osteoarthritis: Symptoms And Treatment

Osteoarthritis is a Non Inflammatory disease that affects many joints, knee joint most common. In normal joint, a firm, rubbery material called cartilage covers the end of each bone. Cartilage provides a smooth, gliding surface for joint motion and acts as a cushion between the bones. In Osteoarthritis, the cartilage breaks down, causing pain, swelling and problems moving the joint. This disease, that mostly affects women, worsens over the time and should be treated as early as possible.

Symptoms Of Osteoarthritis
Symptoms of osteoarthritis vary, depending on which joints are affected and how severely they are affected. However, the most common symptoms are pain and stiffness, particularly first thing in the morning or after resting. Affected joints may get swollen, especially after extended activity. These symptoms tend to build over time rather than show up suddenly. Some of the common symptoms include:

  1. Sore or stiff joints – after inactivity or overuse
  2. Limited range of motion or stiffness that goes away after movement
  3. Clicking or cracking sound when joint bends
  4. Mild swelling around a joint
  5. Pain that is worse after activity or toward the end of the day

Treatment Options For Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a chronic (long-term) disease. There is no cure, but treatments are available to manage symptoms. Long-term management of the disease will include several factors:

  1. Managing symptoms, such as pain, stiffness and swelling
  2. Improving joint mobility and flexibility
  3. Maintaining a healthy weight
  4. Getting enough of exercise

Physical Activity: One of the most beneficial ways to manage OA is to get moving. While it may be hard to think of exercise when the joints hurt, moving is considered an important part of the treatment plan. Simple activities like walking around the neighborhood or taking a fun, easy exercise class can reduce pain and help maintain (or attain) a healthy weight. Strengthening exercises build muscles around OA-affected joints, easing the burden on those joints and reducing pain. Aerobic exercise helps to improve stamina and energy levels and also help to reduce excess weight. Talk to a doctor before starting an exercise program.

Weight Management: Excess weight adds additional stress to weight-bearing joints, such as the hips, knees, feet and back. Losing weight can help people with OA reduce pain and limit further joint damage. The basic rule for losing weight is to eat fewer calories and increase physical activity.

Stretching: Slow, gentle stretching of joints may improve flexibility, lessen stiffness and reduce pain. Exercises such as is great ways to manage stiffness.

Braces: For varus and valgus deformity of knee joint, brace very helpful like Unloader Knee Brace has importent role in Osteoarthritis knee.

Management: Medical:
Glucosamine/Chondroitin- Glucosamine/Chondroitin 1500 mg/1200 mg daily, they are diet supplement used in mild and moderate osteoarthritis knee. Major component of joint cartilage. Supplements are derived from the shells of shellfish (such as shrimp, lobster and crab) or from vegetable sources. Slows deterioration of cartilage, relieves osteoarthritis(OA) pain and improves joint mobility.

For Pain Management
Cox-2 inhibitors


Intraarticular Injections

  1. Intraarticular Glucocorticoids: Mainly Indicated when pain persist despite of pain killer. Its effective for short-term pain relief < 12 wks. There may be acute flare in pain 48 hrs post-injection.
  2. Hyaluronans (e.g. Synvisc): Its indicated when pain persists despite other agents. Its like Synthetic joint fluid. Pain relief similar to steroid injections. 60-70% patients respond well , pain relief approx 6 months to 1 year

Surgical Management

Knee pain or functional status has failed to improve with non-operative management

Types of Surgery

  1. Arthroscopic Irrigation
  2. Arthroscopic Debridement
  3. High Tibial Osteotomy
  4. Partial Knee Arthroplasty
  5. Total Knee Arthroplasty

Which type of surgery you require it will be decide by your orthopaedic surgeon after clinical and radiological examination.

Joint Replacement SurgeryJoint surgery can repair or replace severely damaged joints, especially hips or knees. A doctor will refer an eligible patient to an orthopaedic surgeon to perform the procedure.
Knee replacement has become the most common form of joint replacement surgery. Between 1991 and 2010, the incidence of knee replacements increased by over 161%, due partly to improvements in the science of knee replacement implants, experience of surgeons, and the growing population of knee replacement patients. Although public perception can be influenced by negative advertising and press, the fact is that knee replacement surgery is one of the most successful surgical procedures performed today.

Success rates and quality of life improvements for knee replacement patients are reliably very high. Nine out of 10 knee replacement patients experience an immediate relief from knee pain, and 95% report they are satisfied with their procedure. Approximately 90% of replacement knee joints last 10 years, while 80% are good for 20+ years, depending on patient health and activity levels. Outcomes vary from patient to patient depend upon level of deformity and grade of Osteoarthritis.

Positive Attitude: Many studies have demonstrated that a positive outlook can boost the immune system and increase a person's ability to handle pain.

Preventive Measures

  1. People with endocrine disorders are prone to osteoarthritis. This includes hypothyroidism. You must immediately begin medications if you are diagnosed with thyroid conditions.
  2. In several cases, osteoporosis is genetic. One may inherit a tendency to develop bone deformities as he/she ages.
  3. X-ray after regular intervals helps the doctors to understand the condition of your bones and joints. This helps to prescribe exercises, medications and diet accordingly.
  4. Yoga helps to maintain joint flexibility and increase bone strength. It also helps to prevent stress and anxiety.
  5. A diet rich in protein and calcium helps to prevent degeneration and brittleness in bones. It is important to go out into the sun once in a while and soak up as much vitamin D as possible. This is a very healthy habit and contributes to the well-being of the entire skeletal systems.
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Joint Problems - How They Can Be Solved?

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Joint Problems - How They Can Be Solved?

If we need to name this age of medical science with a word- certainly this is the age of Joint problems Osteoarthritis. Those were the days when joint pains were thought to be associated with the old age only, but nowadays these pains are presenting in all age groups. There is no age of Joint pains as of now. In an age of 25, even you can find a patient with osteoarthritis.

Age was a limit for such conditions but now things are changing fast.

  • We are eating more nutritious foods, we are in better comforts still our joints are giving up? There is something wrong with us and with our system. Certainly, we need to look back at the things and need to check everything so that we can manage the things in a better way.
  • When a person comes with Gout that is increased uric acid in the body western system of medicines he will be told to lower down the uric acid simply by taking some of the medicines. But this is not the solution for the problem. Problem is not increased uric acid the core problem is- why this uric acid is being produced in the body in this much of quantity, until unless we don't rectify the system due to which uric acid is being produced in abundant. This is the difference in Ayurveda and western system of medicines. We at Sukhayu follow the same tradition of Ayurveda to rectify the metabolism of proteins so that we can remove the extra uric acid from the body.
  • So culprit is the system which is producing the extra uric acid not the uric acid. We need to address the culprit for sure, not just the uric acid, alone.
  • The same is applicable to the osteoarthritis. It is now in a fashion to give Vitamin D, Calcium, Glucosamine along with some pain killers and they just tell that Cartilage is damaged in your body. These things they continue for 6 months and one day they tell us that no, now you need to go for the knee joint replacement?

Is it the solution!

  • The first and foremost solution for the problem is to “save” the knees and cartilages from the damage and basic way to that is “education” what we need to share with a patient as a physician. Second thing is to promote certain types of the diet for a patient according to his/her Prakruti so that he/she can get a proper amount of the calcium and vitamin D. We are not nourishing human bodies by using all these medicines we are only nourishing the pharmaceutical companies.
  • Ayurveda says that these are age related problems and we need to work on a pattern to reduce the momentum of the age. If age appears aggressively, it will bring its all complications along with and will shatter the quality of the life for sure. So the main concern should be to slow down the process of aging with certain remedies along with certain diet and lifestyle modulations.
  • In last many years we have seen a lot of patients who came to us and asked for weight loss, even they were suffering with osteoarthritis. Because every second person asked them to reduce weight only. But as per Ayurveda osteoarthritis is a condition of Vata Dosha and if we kept on loosing weight in a patient we will be aggravating the Vata dosha which will again increase the problem, that is why we cannot do it scientifically (as per Ayurved) but beyond this the question is of a different approach-
  • If a person cannot walk or stand even, how can you ask him/her to loose weight?
  • Are we promoting some of the surgical techniques to reduce weight in “hide” of the osteoarthritis?
  • Things are not easy with joint pains, we do agree on this but when it comes to Ayurved, it is the only science which deals with the health-happiness and life not only about diseases. Sukhayu, as name tells – Life full of happiness!! We are committed to give the best of the health facilities to promote the complete of health of a person.

As per a research – More than 60% of the knee replacement are done without a requirement.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Eggshells - 5 Reasons You Must Start Eating Them Today!

Diploma In Diet & Nutrition, Diploma In Dietitics, Health & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Eggshells - 5 Reasons You Must Start Eating Them Today!

There is no doubt about the fact that eggs are one of the most nutritious and healthy foods known to us. All over the world people include eggs as a part of their healthy breakfast diet. But, surprisingly, just like the eggs, the eggshells come with various nutrients too and do have an array of health benefits to offer. Though the majority of people tend to dispose of the eggshells once the edible parts are taken, just as the egg yolk or egg white, egg shells can be consumed too.

Let’s have a look at some of the major health benefits of having eggshells.

  1. Ensures overall good health: Studies have shown that the best way of consuming eggshells is in the form of powder. And by regularly adding this powder to the various foods one takes, he or she can easily safeguard their overall physical well-being. While the hyaluronic acid present in the eggshells can make your skin glow, the other elements of the eggshells like chondroitin, collagen, and glucosamine help in alleviating joint pains and stiffness.
  2. Eliminates toxic components: When it comes to cleansing the blood, or eliminating harmful toxic components from it, eggshell powder can be a great solution. By having at least three glasses of eggshell powder and water mixture every day, one can effectively remove the toxic agents from the body.
  3. Treats thyroid glands too: You can prepare a home remedy for thyroid problems by crushing eggshells, adding lemon juice to it, storing it in the refrigerator for at least 7 days and have 1 teaspoon of it, mixed with alcoholic beverage and honey, every day in an empty stomach.
  4. Offers a cure to Gastric UlcerWhen it comes to the most effective natural remedies for curing gastric ulcer, the use of eggshells is of great importance. The vital nutrients that the eggshells possess make them ideal for gastric ulcer conditions. A mixture of softened eggshell powder and hot milk can cure ulcer or gastritis when taken regularly.
  5. Makes the bones strong: Calcium being one of the most important minerals in the body, to keep the bones strong and healthy, meeting with the daily calcium requirement of the body becomes essential. And the eggshells being among the richest sources of calcium found, including this source of pure calcium helps in making the bones stronger. Consisting of 95% calcium, the eggshells also promote healthy teeth.

As can be observed eggshells do have a significant nutritional worth in the maintaining of good health. Therefore, utilizing the eggshells for making a smooth eggshell powder instead of throwing them in the bins and adding the powder to the diet certainly offers enough potential for a steady maintenance of one's health.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Options Other Than Knee Replacement

Orthopedist, Delhi
Options Other Than Knee Replacement

There is no cure for arthritis but there are a number of treatments that may help relieve the pain and disability it can cause.

  • As with other arthritic conditions, initial treatment of arthritis of the knee is nonsurgical. Your doctor may recommend a range of treatment options.
  • Lifestyle modifications. Some changes in your daily life can protect your knee joint and slow the progress of arthritis.
  • Minimize activities that aggravate the condition, such as climbing stairs.
  • Switching from high impact activities (like jogging or tennis) to lower impact activities (like swimming or cycling) will put less stress on your knee.
  • Losing weight can reduce stress on the knee joint, resulting in less pain and increased function.
  • Physical therapy. Specific exercises can help increase range of motion and flexibility, as well as help strengthen the muscles in your leg. Your doctor or a physical therapist can help develop an individualized exercise program that meets your needs and lifestyle.
  • Assistive devices. Using devices such as a cane, wearing shock-absorbing shoes or inserts, or wearing a brace or knee sleeve can be helpful. A brace assists with stability and function, and may be especially helpful if the arthritis is centered on one side of the knee. There are two types of braces that are often used for knee arthritis: an" unloader" brace shifts weight away from the affected portion of the knee, while a" support" brace helps support the entire knee load.
  • Other remedies. Applying heat or ice, using pain-relieving ointments or creams, or wearing elastic bandages to provide support to the knee may provide some relief from pain.
  • Medications. Several types of drugs are useful in treating arthritis of the knee. Because people respond differently to medications, your doctor will work closely with you to determine the medications and dosages that are safe and effective for you.
  • Over-the-counter, non-narcotic pain relievers and anti-inflammatory medications are usually the first choice of therapy for arthritis of the knee. Acetaminophen is a simple, over-the-counter pain reliever that can be effective in reducing arthritis pain.
  • Like all medications, over-the-counter pain relievers can cause side effects and interact with other medications you are taking. Be sure to discuss potential side effects with your doctor.
  • Another type of pain reliever is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or nsaid (pronounced" en-said"). Nsaids, such as ibuprofen and naproxen, are available both over-the-counter and by prescription. A cox-2 inhibitor is a special type of nsaid that may cause fewer gastrointestinal side effects. Common brand names of cox-2 inhibitors include celebrex (celecoxib) and mobic (meloxicam, which is a partial cox-2 inhibitor). A cox-2 inhibitor reduces pain and inflammation so that you can function better. If you are taking a cox-2 inhibitor, you should not use a traditional nsaid (prescription or over-the-counter). Be sure to tell your doctor if you have had a heart attack, stroke, angina, blood clot, hypertension, or if you are sensitive to aspirin, sulfa drugs or other nsaids.
  • Corticosteroids (also known as cortisone) are powerful anti-inflammatory agents that can be injected into the joint these injections provide pain relief and reduce inflammation; however, the effects do not last indefinitely. Your doctor may recommend limiting the number of injections to three or four per year, per joint, due to possible side effects.
  • In some cases, pain and swelling may" flare" immediately after the injection, and the potential exists for long-term joint damage or infection. With frequent repeated injections, or injections over an extended period of time, joint damage can actually increase rather than decrease.
  • Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (dmards) are used to slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis. Drugs like methotrexate, sulfasalazine, and hydroxychloroquine are commonly prescribed.
  • In addition, biologic dmards like etanercept (embril) and adalimumab (humira) may reduce the body's overactive immune response. Because there are many different drugs today for rheumatoid arthritis, a rheumatology specialist is often required to effectively manage medications.
  • Viscosupplementation involves injecting substances into the joint to improve the quality of the joint fluid.
  •  Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, substances found naturally in joint cartilage, can be taken as dietary supplements. Although patient reports indicate that these supplements may relieve pain, there is no evidence to support the use of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to decrease or reverse the progression of arthritis.
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Knee Pain - How Medication & Injections Can Help?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Fellowship in Arthroscopy
Orthopedist, Hyderabad
Knee Pain - How Medication & Injections Can Help?

Are you experiencing knee pain and seek ideal treatment for your condition? Knee pain is a very common issue which may develop in any bony structure of your body, comprising your kneecap, the knee joint, ligaments, and cartilages of your knee. Knee pain is common in people of all ages, and simple home remedies can be used to treat knee pain effectively. In severe cases, professional treatment or help is required.

• The location of your knee pain varies based on the structure that is involved.
• Your whole knee may swell up and seem painful in the case of infections and inflammatory processes. On the other hand, a bone fracture may show symptoms in one specific area.
• The severity of knee pain may vary from acute to serious and disabling.

Other common symptoms associated with knee pain include the following:
• Difficulty in walking because of knee instability.
• Limping because of discomfort.
• Difficulty in going up and down the staircase because of ligament damage.
Swelling and redness.
• The inability of extending the knee.

Knee pain may occur because of several reasons, and factors. Generally, knee pain is classified into 3 primary categories. They are:
• Acute injuries that include broken bones, a meniscal tear, or a torn ligament.
• Medication conditions which commonly include the likes of arthritis, and various infections.
• Conditions that occur on account of chronic use and overuse, such as patellar syndromes, tendinitis, bursitis, and osteoarthritis.


• There are several treatment measures for knee pain, based on the cause, your condition, and severity.
• The most common treatment procedures include the following:

• Several medications are used for the treatment of an underlying medical condition that causes knee pain, for effective pain relief.

Physical therapy
• Strengthening of the muscles surrounding the ankle makes it stable and helps in achieving the best mechanical movements.
• This is effective in avoiding injuries and preventing an existing injury from worsening.

• Several injectable medications are injected into your knee directly.
• Corticosteroids and lubricants are commonly used for dealing with inflammation in the knee, and for improving movement and pain.

• In case of severe and persistent knee pain, a surgery may be required. Knee operations include arthroscopic surgeries, total knee replacement and much more.
• Arthroscopic surgery is the most common procedure in which injuries in your knee are repaired and pieces of loose cartilage and bone are removed.
• During partial knee replacement, the damaged parts of your knee are replaced with metal and plastic parts. Only a part of the knee joint gets replaced.

There are several other therapies that are also beneficial for the treatment of knee pain. You can opt for acupuncture, which is ideal for osteoarthritis patients. Glucosamine and chondroitin supplements are also prescribed in some cases. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Orthopedist.

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