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Knee problem, difficulty in sitting and standing comfortably, chronic lower back pain. Remedy?

Hi doc, the problem is with my knees. I am not able to sit and stand comfortably. When I walk my knee does not hurt but while trying to sit or try to get up from low chair my knee hurts a lot and I am not able to get up like before. I have to take help of my hands to get up. i have chronic low back pain which also bothers me. I am not over weight and I am active and always on my feet and do exercise.
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Your low back pain may be due to muscular spasm of there may be any disc abnormality. You should have an xray and then MRI for lumbosacral spine that will tell you about your disease.
Knee main is due to inflammatory joint disease or radiation of pain from the lumbosacral region. You should have complete workup that include MRI for knee joint, Serum Uric Acid levels, and Rh factor and CRP levels.

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Dr. Azhar Sattar
Answered: Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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