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I have chronic knee pain after skiing accident. Can any doctor advise ?

skiing accident years ago fell last year chronic knee pain inside both knee area
Asked On : Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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Anesthesiologist 's  Response
Hi pat,
skiing injury usually leads to meniscial and cruciate ligament injury in knee due to twisting nature of injury, this can be best diagnosed by MRI knee or Arthroscopy. consult orthopedician for further evaluation and treatment. You can start with antiinflamatory drugs now for pain.
Take care
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Manohar Babu KV's  Response
we need more details like
details of accident
your age
details about pain
are you able to walk, run
do u feel unstable?
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General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response
Hi Pat,

Welcome to HCM.
Since the pain has persisted for nearly one year, you will need to consult an orthopedic surgeon and get a detailed examination done.
The pain could be due to osteoarthritis, menisci tear, sinovitis etc.
Please do not ignore the pain. Knee joints are very important weight bearing joints and if neglected could cause severe damage.
Wish you all the best.
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