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Hi, my mother is suffering from knee pain and shoulder join to arm pain. She has been under rheumatoid arthritis treatment. Taking Etodolac 400 mg, methotrexate (1 tablet weekly), Hydro chloroquine, Folic Acid (weekly once). She is complaining about the mentioned pains after she start these medications. Apart from it, she is having swelling/fluid retention in her feet and ankle. She is also having blood sugar and hypothyroidism. Please advice if she is getting right treatment.

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Quadriceps exercises-lie straight ,make a towel role and put it under the knee ,pressthe knee 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, Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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