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Swelling in legs and ankles due to arthritis

Siri,my mother is of 62 and. She is suffering from the acute arthritis since last 20 yrs and she face a lot of problrms while sitting or standing,she needs to hold some object before standing..... Eve she have a swelling on her both legs and the pain is acute in ankles n joints ,plz suggest the best remedy for her.....
Asked On : Thu, 7 Apr 2011
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Hello anonymous.
Your mother seems to be suffering from Osteoarthritis and possibly Osteoporosis as well. What you could do is encourage physiotherapy in various sorts to help regain the muscle power. And that my friend is the only long lasting solution. Otherwise she could take anti inflammatory medicines(not recomended over a long period), local ultrasonics/swd, visco supplements for knees, and eventually joint replacements. Do advice her on keeping healthy diet consisting of leafy vegetables, milk n milk products and fruits.
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Answered: Wed, 18 May 2011
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