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Suggest medications for knee pain

Hi my name is Jarvis and i have been having knee problem for about two years now some of the symptoms of my bad left knee are Pain when straightening, the knee slight pain when walking and i kind of walk funny so i have been told is there any way to correct this bad knee.
Fri, 1 Mar 2019
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Hello,

With respect to the knee, I will recommend you to first take an MRI.

Because your knee is giving pain from 2 years and also there are gait changes, which according to you is funny walking then I suspect some soft tissue damage and maybe early degenerative changes.

This isn't a good thing to hear as well. Because any injury to the knee if ignored will land into major soft tissue damages and early osteoarthritis of the knee.

To avoid the early ageing of the knee joint it is advised to take an MRI and treat accordingly so we can avoid major damages at an early age.

For now, I will recommend you to try meeting up a physiotherapist so you can get the muscles of the lower limb strengthened which may avoid further injury to the internal structures of the knee.

In my clinical practice of over 12 years, the early detection of the knee injury with clinical examination and with the help of MRI most cases have avoided early osteoarthritis of the knee.

With exercise which are specially designed for knee rehabilitation are implemented and results are as expected. I will request you to take an MRI and take the decision wisely.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Jay Indravadan Patel, Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist
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