I'm 21 year old .My knee is paining since a month. The thing is I felt from Train platform but immediately I didn't take any healing measure. Now I could feel the pain little for a week .I'm applying ointment Winclofen (Complete Pain Remover. Please Suggest me what I've to do next. Thank you,
Good afternoon sir/madam. My grand pa has severe knees and legs pain. So what ointment is best to use. What are the medicines that you suggest. Please give some natural tips also.
She is 72 years old, diabetic for past 16 years, since November last year in her legs there is extreme pain, around knee but there is no pain in knee, ortho doctor says no problem it happens to some people in winters, but I am not convinced.
My mother has very paining knee, no walking, and do not standing very time. She has R.A+. So what she doing now?
I am a OA patient affecting my rt. Knee and am using polycentric knee brace which has controlled my pain considerably. Since last 3 months my hamstring muscles are paining badly when I walk. This pain has masked my knee pain. I am not using braces because it pushes up pain due to pressure on thigh Am doing exercises as per advise of physiotherapist. Kindly advise.
Hello. I am not sports man. I have no regular knee pain. But annual sports events, in cricket practice I feel right knee pain. Is it normal?
Hello Doctor, l am getting pain of arthritis in my whole body mainly in my neck and my foot, and also I am having stone of 18 mm in my left kidney there is also pain and last 4 months before I have did my gallbladder operation for 7 mm stone. Now a days I am getting too much pain because of these problems. What I will do? Please help me.
I am suffering from burning sensation and pain over the knees at the lower portion of my thighs. I am 70. I have no other issues. I am taking ayurvedic medicine like guggulu etc without any relief. I presume nerves and muscle tissues are weakened. What is the remedy?
I stretch and lift weights. I am having pain in knee while bending. What can be done relieve the pain?
Most of us may not be aware, but the knee is the largest joint in the human body and contributes the maximum to a person’s physical movement from one place to another. The knees play a significant role in a variety of movements including squatting, supporting the weight, running, kneeling, sitting, etc.
Whether it is a severe accident, osteoarthritis that set in with age, or other reasons, the result could be stiff, painful knees. The first line of treatment would be exercise, physiotherapy, and medications. However, if these do not work, then surgical treatment is the choice. Though usually it is reserved for people over the age of 50, there could be exceptions.
Given the number of functions it is involved in, when a serious procedure like knee replacement is being considered, the pain that the person would go through and the recovery time are two important parameters to address. It is best that the patient has a detailed discussion with the doctor and gets all doubts clarified. This will help both the patient and the doctor have realistic and practical expectations about what to expect after the surgery.
So, when pain and stiffness make knee replacement inevitable, prepare for it. The following sequence outlines what happens right from surgery to recovery.
Under general anesthesia, the damaged portion of the knee is removed, and a prosthesis (metal or plastic) is used to replace the removed portion.
Hospital stay can range from 3 to 5 days.
In about a month, the patient will have remarkable recovery, with almost no pain.
Though not advisable, most patients would be able to stand and do basic movement on the day of surgery.
Begin walking with the support of parallel bars and continue using cane/walker/crutches for the first few days to avoid overload on the knees.
With proper support, walking is possible in 3 to 5 days. Continue using a cane for the next few weeks to strengthen the knee.
Schedule a postoperative visit in the 4th to 6th week after surgery.
Draw up an exercise routine with your physiotherapist.
Ice pack can be applied to control swelling.
Driving should be possible, once you are off pain medications, as these can make you drowsy.
Blood clot in the surgical site causing a bruise will disappear in a couple of weeks.
Knee replacement is almost magical as in the long run (10 years postoperatively), there is a good 98% chances of success.
Having said this, it is important to remember each person responds differently to the procedure and therefore treatment/rehabilitation is completely personalized.
Knee pain. When legs are folded for some time and on straightening there is acute pain in the back of knee. Also when there is some strain on that leg, Like I have something heavy on my hand and am taking stairs. Problem is with left leg only. This is in the leg muscle and back of the knee.
What are the Different Kinds of Arthritis and How to Treat Them?
Arthritis is a very common medical condition that affects a lot of adults as they age. It occurs due to inflammation of the joints, which can be caused by a number of factors such as aging, injury or infection. There are over a hundred different kinds of arthritis that cause various sorts of problems to those affected. However, this condition can be broadly classified into two major types, which include the following:
- Osteoarthritis- Also known as degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is the most common kind of chronic condition to affect the joints. This occurs when the cartilage that surrounds the joint wears away and allows the ends of bones to rub against each other causing immense pain and is often accompanied by inflammation and swelling. The primary cause of osteoarthritis is aging, obesity and occurs mainly due to pressure on the joints.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis- This is the most common type of arthritis that occurs due to joint inflammation. It is an autoimmune condition, which means that it is caused by a dysfunction of the immune system that leads to inflammation of the joints. Chronic inflammation causes joint deformities and even the development of rheumatoid nodules on the skin around the joint. Two-thirds of patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis are women.
Depending on the nature of the condition and the age and medical history of the patient, diagnosis and treatment of arthritis varies. Although there is no permanent cure for arthritis, especially the type caused by aging, a number of remedies exist that provide relief from pain.
Some of the common methods of treatment for arthritis are:
- Medication- Some medicines provide relief from the pain of arthritis if it is not too severe. These include painkillers, anti-inflammatory pills, sprays, and ointments, etc. In case of high-intensity pain, codeine is often prescribed.
- Stem Cell Therapy or PRP Therapy- This method involves drawing platelets from the patient's own blood and injecting it into the inflamed parts of the joint in order to repair damaged muscles and alleviate pain. This treatment stimulates natural healing process of body and is free from side effects.
- Injections- A number of anti-inflammatory substances and lubricants can be injected into the affected joints to decrease pain. Ozone gas injections or hyaluronic acid injections are an example of this.
- Intramuscular Stimulation- Targeted treatment of tender points in muscle help to relieve muscle spasm associated with arthritis and also improves joint mobility and decreases pain.
- Surgery- In extreme cases, surgical procedures are resorted to for treating arthritis. However, successful surgery cannot always be guaranteed and it comes with its own set of risks. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a rheumatologist and ask a free question.
I have rheumatoid arthritis, will it be cured in Ayurveda treatment. How long will it take to get cured? I have Arthritis for past 4 years, since one year I am taking Ayurveda treatment, will I get cured?
Is Rheumatoid Arthritis curable in Ayurveda treatment? If so how long will it take to get cured? I am having this Arthritis for the past four years, since last one year I am taking Ayurveda medicine. Will I get cured.
My knees are paining. But my weight is under control 50 kg.& height is 5.4" But still this problem a raise tell me what to do. From 1 month ago this knees pain problem suddenly started.
My daughter start complaining knee pain at night from last fifteen days so we go to our pediatric doctor he suggests some test S.calcium Vitamin d Hb Which comes as Hb 13.3 S.calcium 10.3 Vitamin d 10.5 Otherwise she is fine walk normally no pain after pressing So he suggests vitamin d pouch once daily for 10 days Is this is very serious problem And when she can attain normal vitamin d in her body with suggested treatment.
Causes, symptoms and treatment of Osteoarthritis