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Treatment of joint pain for arthritis other than surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Arthritis
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User :   Good evening Doctor
Doctor :   good evening
Doctor :  
how can we nelp u
User :  
well actually this is regarding my mom...
User :  
she has Arthritic....is there a cure?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what is her age
Doctor :  
since when has she been suffering
User :   she is in her late 40's

Doctor :  
which joint has been involved
User :  
for the past 3 yrs
User :  
knee..she is overweight has well
Doctor :  
is she working
Doctor :   ok
User :  
No a house wife..
Doctor :  
has she attained menaupause
User :   yes she is

User :  
well im not too sure on that
Doctor :   its an age related problem and there will be the were and tere of the joint
Doctor :  
thatsok
User :  
i guess not
User :   yes...she has visited docs..

User :  
and they gve her tablets to relief the pain
User :  
but then its always comes back...
Doctor :  
so only some analgesics will do her good but if the trouble is too much
Doctor :  
she could undergo a knee replacement surgery
User :  
well she doesnt want to?
Doctor :   which will be the permanent solution

Doctor :  
weight reduction will also help to some extent
User :   ok

User :  
well she is on a diet
User :  
and she has lost weight too...
Doctor :  
is there any thing else you wud need
User :  
but the think is she doesnt excercise so the fat sags??
Doctor :  
diet atr this age is not recommended
User :   ok...how about Accupuncture?
Doctor :  
unless its with the consultation with a doc
User :  
Ok...
Doctor :  
we do not have info reg other modalities of treatment
User :  
ok...Thanks a lot Doc...for you time on this..
Doctor :  
bye
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