My mother having knee pains on Legs since last two months. She had done some home remedies but not recovered yet. They are living in small village and consult local doctor. He has suggested to use some pain killers. The pain killers is providing temporary treatment but not permanant. So, i have asked her to stop taking pain killers and decided to raech out good orthopedical doctor. I need your suggestion to stop the pains till consult doctor.
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Quad Clenches: Lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, Hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day.
Short Arcs: Lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day.
Straight Leg Raise: Lie flat on your back. One leg and knee will be straight and other leg should be bent. Pull your toes towards you and tighten/clench the muscle on the front of the thigh, locking your knee straight. Lift your foot up in the air, about 6 inches off the bed. Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower the leg. The knee must remain straight the whole time you are doing this exercise.
Will need an X-ray to comment. You can start mild painkillers as suggested by local doctor in the meantime.
Do not do hot fomentation and no massage
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