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Treatment For Gap Between Joints In Leg

My mother is having Sevier pain in knees. In X ray, it has been observed that in left leg there is gap between joints. Cartilage between joints has also got eroded. Her age is 56 Yrs, Wt. – 78 Kg & Height is 5’0”. I would like to know whether any alternate treatment is also available apart from knee replacement. Regards Abhishek Verma
Thu, 17 Feb 2022
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello,

There are alternative procedure available other than the knee replacement in early stage of the disease.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Sukhmin Singh, Orthopedic Surgeon
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General & Family Physician Dr. Kampana 's  Response
Hi,

In consultation with your treating doctor, if the severity of deformity is not worse you should try physical therapy before knee replacement.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Kampana, General & Family Physician
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Treatment For Gap Between Joints In Leg

Hello, There are alternative procedure available other than the knee replacement in early stage of the disease. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Sukhmin Singh, Orthopedic Surgeon