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pain and swelling in right knee

At present I am 72 yrs of age. For about nine months now I am having pain and swelling in the right knee. X-ray has revealed a gap. No treatment like Glucosimine caps. or Ayurvedic medicines or Accupuncuture has improved the situation. Can gap be removed altogether? Because of constant pain I cannot sleep properly at night. Please advise. S.K.Bhatia, N.Delhi
Sat, 23 Jan 2010
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The gap could be due to wearing out of the capsule. It is an irreversible condition. Do consult an orthopedic surgeon for further details.

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