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Cure for knee pain and lower legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Hello Docotor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Doctor*
User :   I have a qeruy this regarding the knee pain and pain in the feet
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Continue
Doctor :   Please describe your problem in detail with duration
User :   My Wife would like to chat with you as she is having the trouble
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Continue
User :   hi doctor, my name is xxx
User :   Age 25 years.
User :   I have severe pain in my knees and the lower part of the legs
User :   i am having this problem for last 2 monts
Doctor :   Ok
User :   lower part of pain was earlier also now its knee pain
User :   knee pain is while clibing Staircases
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have pain in the lower legs all the time ?
User :   the pain is in right knee only
User :   its not always
User :   sometimes
User :   may be because of exertion
Doctor :   What is your occupation?
User :   I am housewife
Doctor :   Do you have children to care for?
User :   yes 1 baby 6 months old
Doctor :   Do you have a history of fall or injury?
Doctor :   recently or in the remote past?
User :   during childhood yes
User :   many times
Doctor :   Ok
User :   fallen from stairs
Doctor :   Since how long you have been having this problem?
User :   last 2 monts
User :   months
Doctor :   Are you still lactating?
Doctor :   breast feeding
User :   the pain is in right knee only
User :   baby is taking a very little feed
User :   not a regular
User :   there was a swealing in the knee a month back but now its not there but having a knee pain now also
User :   I run for 50-100 meters and at that time there was a bit strain at that time on my knee
User :   and there was swelling for 15-20 days that gradually decreased
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you mean you run as a part of exercise or your daily chores?
User :   daily chores
User :   :)
Doctor :   Ok, this is a very common problem in females
Doctor :   and this is not worrisome
Doctor :   You have to be careful on few things
User :   but at this age also
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Did you see a Doctor then during your knee swelling?
User :   no
User :   applied volini
User :   for a day only
User :   pain was reliefed for 3 days then come back
User :   "Doctor: You have to be careful on few things " like
Doctor :   You keep having such kind of pains frequently if you do not take proper rest and splint the joint
Doctor :   Whenever the pain starts slightly immediately rest
Doctor :   Try to put knee caps
Doctor :   and restrict your home chores
User :   and when to seek a medical guidence or visit a doctor
Doctor :   Take simple analgesic like DOLO tablet
User :   ok
Doctor :   Rest is first and most important
Doctor :   Second is Hot fomentation on the area
Doctor :   Knee cap is the third thing to restrict the joint movement
Doctor :   if not then the tablet works
User :   :)
Doctor :   Always follow the above protocol
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do not climb or do things that cause you pain
Doctor :   You can rub VOLINI gel on the knee if you have pain
Doctor :   or on the lower legs
User :   great Doctor
Doctor :   These should help
Doctor :   Do you have any questions?
User :   but the paing in the lower leg does not get away after having proper rest also
Doctor :   Hot fomentation
Doctor :   Do the above things one by one
User :   Doctor after delivery my stomcah is not coming in the before delivery shape any guideance for that
Doctor :   Floor exercises - 150 counts per day
Doctor :   Walking for 30 minutes / day , 5 days a week
User :   :)
User :   floor exercises
User :   means
Doctor :   Lie flat on floor
Doctor :   and there are certain exercises like floor cycling, lifting legs, touching toes
Doctor :   Google for floor exercise, you find many
User :   ok, great thanks doctor
Doctor :   Choose only three types
User :   thanks for quick help
Doctor :   Do 30 each per day
User :   Thanks a lot for your help and guidence
User :   have a great day.
User :   bye
Doctor :   Bye
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