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Posted on Sun, 6 Jan 2019 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I have some arthritis and soft tissue pain in my knees. I bike about 20 km per day. I wonder if a portable ultrasound therapeutic machine would be good to get. If so a recommendation of what kind. thanks
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Joint lubricant supplements will help.

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
The arthritic changes in the knee with mild pain that you have can be related to osteoarthritis. Regular hot compress, local analgesic gel and joint lubricant supplements like chondroitin and glucosamine will help you. You can also start with calcium supplements and stretching exercises of the knee. These will be a better option than an ultrasound machine. You can also have a mild pain killer till the joint lubricants start to show an effect.
I hope this answers your query.
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Wishing you good health.
Regards.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.

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