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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   I am 50 years old mail.last week when i was climbing on my bed by kneeling felt sharp pinched pain on my right side of right knee.
otherwise while walking sitting standing no pain only while kneeling
Doctor :   Hello
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Give me min please, let me read your query
User :   yes doctor i am ayub
Doctor :   Ok so is the pain not constant but only when you kneel ?
User :   yes doctor only while kneeling ifeel right side of my knee
Doctor :   so its been one week now ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Well to begin with let e assure you that there is nothing to worry about
User :   ok
Doctor :   it can be a stretched ligament of the knee which could be causing it
User :   ok
Doctor :   so now i want you first of all is that give it rest
User :   my job is i am driving for 12 hours daily manual car
Doctor :   you can get a knee splint to wear for few days
Doctor :   that will help you to give it some rest
User :   what is that
Doctor :   also i will advice you to apply bengay cream or over the counter medication and massage it every night before going to sleep
Doctor :   Its nothing serious and it will go away
User :   ok
Doctor :   since you have only pain while kneeling it makes us sure that there is no serious internal problem
User :   pain sudden felt right side stinging pain
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   do you have any other medical problem
Doctor :   ?
User :   should i continue walking
Doctor :   like diabetes or hyprtension ?
User :   no i dont
Doctor :   Yes you can continue walking but no brisk walk
Doctor :   ans also please do remember that you need to not exert your self
User :   what about my pray in which i have to sit and atand sevral time anwhich include beding of knee too
Doctor :   I suggest that IF ITS possible for you to rest
User :   for how many days
Doctor :   i know its a religious factor and i understand but just one week will give you rest
User :   ok
Doctor :   also you can take IBUPROFEN 400 MG twice a day
Doctor :   that will relieve the pain
User :   doctor i have pain only during kneeling other wise no
Doctor :   its a stretched ligament causing it , that's why rest is important and the medication will help you relieve the pain
User :   any exercise
Doctor :   just walking is good enough
User :   ok
Doctor :   you will be ok in a week
User :   i am using skechers shape up shoes is it adviseable
Doctor :   please do massage that will increase the circulation
Doctor :   yes you can wear them
User :   ok
User :   what about driving while cotineously sitting for 12 hours
Doctor :   i will strongly suggest you to take rest every 2 hours for 10 mins
Doctor :   and stretch your knee
User :   ok
User :   at my job i am using safety shoes with steel toe which are bit heavy
Doctor :   the more you massage and the more you rest the sooner it will get better
User :   ok doctor i will try that
Doctor :   shoes are ok but like i said its always good to rest every 2 hours
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