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Remedy for stiffness in the left knee - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yoiu
User :   Hi, I have had a stiffness in my left knee the last two years
User :   I have seen two orthos
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age: 29
User :   Gender: male
User :   Occupation: xxxxx
User :   Location:xxxxx
User :   Marital status: single
User :   Dependents: Yes
Doctor :   What was the orthopedicians opinion
User :   They suggested that the muscles are weak. The first doctor suggested that I do some ultra soudn procedure
User :   few sessions of that did not help
Doctor :   ok
User :   So I met another expert and he suggested myotherapy. I did that for 2 months. No results there either
Doctor :   ok
User :   They suggested I strengthen the surrounding muscles
User :   I work out regularly at the gym and have been wokring out my thigh and calf muscles. Still dont see much of an improvement
Doctor :   see first important thing is you have to see the occupational or physio therpaist
Doctor :   who will gudie you for the exercises
User :   I have been through that part, and dont see any results
Doctor :   and the Ultrasonic therapy if required
Doctor :   surely
Doctor :   it takes very long
Doctor :   for the response
User :   ok...
Doctor :   and to strengthen and that is the only option available for you now
Doctor :   you have to really be patient
Doctor :   in some individuals results can be seen later after one year
Doctor :   and not less than that
User :   ok...
User :   so I guess I will hang in there with the workouts for some more time
Doctor :   see that the physical trainer is known with the
Doctor :   conditions you have and helps you to gain the strengthen the muscles around the particular joint
User :   alright
Doctor :   Pl fill the feedback form
User :   Yes, done...
Doctor :   If you need any further help just chat with our doctor
User :   Will do,
User :   Thanks
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