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Extreme knee pain
Hi after I was back from vacation where I did around 1k steps in a day..my both knees have been paining terribly..what could be wrong?
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Pls specify the exact location of pain...(front / back /sides)... And if pain increases with activities or not...
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1) Do a X ray of affected knee.... AP (in standing position & Lateral in 30 degree flexion position)  2) meanwhile take Etody Th4  twice daily for max 3-5 days
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Check for local warmth, knee ROM
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Take heating pads Physiotherapy exercises
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Assuming that you have not had any previous knee issues or suffered any knee injury in the past or any injury recently, this knee pain could be due to unaccustomed activity. The X-ray uploaded doesn’t show any features of arthritis such as joint narrowing, osteophytes etc. but this can be influenced by the position in which the X-ray was taken. A standing X-ray is preferable for the same reason. Presently you can ice the knee at frequent intervals, limit stair activity and floor level activity such as squatting and cross legged sitting. With some activity modification, and use of icing, pain should subside. You can also take SOS oral analgesic for few days if the pain is severe. Once the knees are back to normal, consider physiotherapy to begin strengthening the lower limb and core muscles so as to prevent recurrences.
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You need to check if there is any instability or giveaway sensation while walking (especially on an uneven surface). Also rule out any locking or catching of the knee. See if there is any perceptible clicking sound associated with pain which was not there before. All of the above might indicate internal knee derangement that may need further investigating.
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Once the pain subsides, consider regular activity to avoid deconditioning of the muscles. Activities that are comparatively better for people with knee pain include cycling (even indoor is alright) and swimming since both of these don’t directly load the knee. Regular exercises not only improve bone and muscle strength but keep the joints healthy. In case the pain doesn’t subside after 3-5 days then it’s better to consult a doctor to see if any additional investigations might be required.
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