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Patello femoral syndrome, pain in left knee, unable to walk. Using theory rice, not much relief. Treatment options?

Hi, I have patello femerol syndrome in my left knee and it hurts every time i walk.. i am using the theory rice.. but cause i walk alot.. doesnt really help me. I have used crutches and they were the best thing for me but i am going to see the physio today are they able to not let me walk on it.. cause as soon as i do it swells and i can barely walk with out crying !!!!
Asked On : Mon, 25 Jun 2012
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Hello there,
welcome to healthcare magic forum,
Yes, you have taken a right decision now to visit a physio..... But remember you must visit a physio who is trained and certified in kinesio taping technique.... This can help you to get you out of the crutches.... apart from this you can use a open patella knee support/cap/brace to reduce the load on the patello femoral joint..... pulsed mode ultrasound therapy must be given prior to applying kinesio tape..... e-cell therapy is an very good tool your physio can choose for you..... or else you can order one e-cell device along with a bone card/ o.a card/ vascular card..... and use it at your home for 30minutes twice daily.....
wish you a healthy and pain free knee soon...
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