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I was diagnosed with chondromalacia grade 4 two months back...i did physiotherapy for 3 weeks..knee pain was almost gone...i even started with cycling for knee mobility..but after two weeks the pain came again..and i started with physio again...my problem is whether i will be fine in long run...?or the pain will come and go? And can i start with squats for quadriceps strengthning?
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Dr. Anuradha Sharma (PT)
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Avoid exercise till relief Then do gradually
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani (PT)
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Contrast Fomentation (Hot and Cold). Avoid Squatting- Avoid sitting Cross legged
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Hi .if it is grade 4 chondromalcia.then pl share the images for the size and location of lesion .many can get better with arthroscopy.regards dr pankaj agrawal. shoulder knee and joints reconstruction surgeon. ahmedabad
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Ms. Arpita Shah
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Yes u will be fine in the long run. You need to work on strengthening hamstrings quadriceps and most importantly the glut muscles. Also work on core strengthening.
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