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Early degenerative changes of knee joint, I need your advice

I am 52 years of age. Female. Recently I took an x-ray and the result is. There are osteophytes seen in articulating margins of all the visualized bones with reduction of medial joint space. There is no evidence of lysis/sclerosis/dislocation/fracture. Visualized soft tissues appear normal. Impression: Early degenerative changes of knee joint (B/L) Kindly advise accordingly B. Pinto, Mumbai
Asked On : Tue, 16 Mar 2010
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This is osteoarthritis. Joint rest,paracetamol tablets,body weight reduction, PHYSIOTHERAPY/Short wave diathermy, knee cuff will suffice for you.
In advanced cases,will need MRI knee joint. steroid injection into joint, joint replacement etc.
Answered: Wed, 30 Nov 2011
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If the knee is showing certain degenerative changes then it means it is a progressive aging disorder and you should consult the orthopedician to enquire about any problems as such.

Answered: Fri, 19 Mar 2010
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