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I'm 57yrs old suffering from knee pain from past 1 months occurs during walking and climbing staircase.No problem while sitting or just standing. I got operated thigh bone due to fracture because of which couldn't walk properly from past 4 months. I vistied doctors in my place. They suggested for x-ray and then doctor advised due to not walking much. The knee bone has been degenerated. Only solution is to walk more. I am doing so but no improvement. Could you please suggest any alternative medicine I can try.
I am 50 years old and I am suffering from knee pain. I had used several pain relief creams but it is of no use.
Sir, I am suffering with the problem of joint pain mainly with wrist joint and knee joint. And there is a swelling in my right ankle. This problem came one month ago. What could I do please suggest me sir. My ra factor is negative Crp is also negative Esr is 49.
Sir. I have a problem of rheumitalogy (sandivaat) its on my back side shoulder & other area is pain. Can you suggest the best medicine or anr suggestions.
Hi i am SUFFERING FROM CONTINUOUS BACK PAIN ADJACENT TO SPINAL CORD 5 INCHES BELOW OF LEFT SHOULDER FOR PAST 3-4 YEARS. SOMETIMES PAIN IS UNBEARABLE, PAIN EXISTS ALL OVER THE DAY. INITIALLY PAIN WAS DURING WINTER SEASON ONLY. NO IMPROVEMENT TILL NOW INSPITE OF CONTINUOUS TREATMENT FROM ONE DEPARTMENT TO ANOTHER ie PHYSIOTHERAPY, ORTHO, NERVE.
I did mri of lumber spine as I was felling bearable pain in my leg that was moving upwards to back, and also I can't bend my body backwards. The MRI report shows li-si disc: diffuse disc bulge with a large posterior central protrusion and annular fissure causing moderate to significant thecal indentation. Now I want to know is this serious and what is the treatment for it.
I have a back pain about 2 yrs. I have used indocap sr for 1 month but stil no changes found. Kindly suggest me what should I do for being free from this pain?
While playing cricket my thumb got hit by the ball. First day there was swelling but as the day passed the swelling has been decreased. I do not know if there is fracture or not, but i am able to make movement in my thumb, but my thumb is hurting in activities where I need to apply pressure on my thumb example pressing a button hardly or applying pressure between thumb and index finger. Is it a severe injury.
Chondromalacia patella (patellofemoral syndrome)
Chondromalacia patella facts
chondromalacia patella is the most common cause of chronic knee pain.
chondromalacia patella has also been called patellofemoral syndrome.
the pain of chondromalacia patella is aggravated by activity or prolonged sitting with bent knees.
abnormal 'tracking' allows the kneecap (patella) to grate over the lower end of the thighbone (femur), causing chronic inflammation and pain.
treatment involves improving the alignment of the patella during contraction of the thigh muscle.
What is the chondromalacia patella?
Chondromalacia patella is abnormal softening of the cartilage of the underside the kneecap (patella). It is a cause of pain in the front of the knee (anterior knee pain). Chondromalacia patella is one of the most common causes of chronic knee pain. Chondromalacia patella results from degeneration of cartilage due to poor alignment of the kneecap (patella) as it slides over the lower end of the thighbone (femur). This process is sometimes referred to as a patellofemoral syndrome.
What causes chondromalacia patella?
The patella (kneecap) is normally pulled over the end of the femur in a straight line by the quadriceps (thigh) muscle. Patients with chondromalacia patella frequently have abnormal patellar' tracking' toward the lateral (outer) side of the femur. This slightly off-kilter pathway allows the undersurface of the patella to grate along the femur, causing chronic inflammation and pain. Certain individuals are predisposed to develop chondromalacia patella: females, knock-kneed or flat-footed runners, or those with an unusually shaped patella undersurface.
What are the symptoms and signs of chondromalacia patella?
The symptoms of chondromalacia patella are generally a vague discomfort of the inner front of the knee, aggravated by activity (running, jumping, climbing or descending stairs) or by prolonged sitting with knees in a moderately bent position (the so-called' theater sign' of pain upon arising from a desk or theater seat). Some patients may also have a vague sense of 'tightness' or 'fullness' in the knee area. Occasionally, if chronic symptoms are ignored, the associated loss of quadriceps (thigh) muscle strength may cause the leg to 'give out' besides an obvious reduction in quadriceps muscle mass, mild swelling of the knee area may occur.
How is chondromalacia patella diagnosed?
Chondromalacia patella is suspected in a person with anterior knee pain, especially in teenage females or young adults. With manual compression of the kneecap, while the quadriceps muscle is tightened, there can be pain. This is referred to as the positive 'shrug' sign. Generally, there is no associated swelling (knee joint effusion).
X-rays or MRIs may be done to confirm the inflammation on the posterior part of the patella.