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Osteoarthritis of knee and ankle swollen
I have extreme pain in both knees , can't bend them and both ankles are swollen. Veins between ankles and calf muscle are visible and pains. Please advise
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Chiropractic adjustment will help. Contrast Fomentation (Hot and Cold). Avoid Squatting- Avoid sitting Cross legged
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Kindly visit a physiotherapist for eveluation & treatment
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Osteoarthritis can be manage very well. And your age also calls for conservative management. 43 is not too much. You need visit a Physiotherapist. Have patience co operat with your physiotherapist, trust on him. Give some time. And strat Physiotherapy treatment. Strength exercise will you be back in normal day to day activities without pain....
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avoid Pain full activity, avoid Walk. Rest.
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visit at Revive Physiotherapy and Pain clinic
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As per ur problem u have osteoarthritis and verifies veins. U should start Physiotherapy and strengthening exercises. Along with that avoid excess knee bending and squatting and stair climbing.
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Your condition is suggesting of osteoarthritis of both knees with varicose veins.  Osteoarthritis is a condition presented with degenerative changes in joints and varicose veins is because of the pooling of blood in legs . Considering your weight  and cholesterol inputs you should reduce your weight too.
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1. get an x-ray of both knees done. 2. you would be required few physiotherapy as well as occupational therapy sessions for modalities and exercise.
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since you are an IT professional you must follow few precautions: 1. Add foot rest while you are sitting and it's height should be high enough so that your knee and ankle should be on obtuse angle.. 2. do take intervals in break and perform quick stretches. 3. do not sit or stand for long hours. 4. try compression bandages. 5. don't squat or sit cross legged. 6. go for walking and control your diet and reduce weight
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Varicose problems seems. Laser physiotherapy treatment for you. X-ray and mri of knee. And uric acid test.
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Pls consult an orthopaedic docter immediately. Let the inflammation reduce and then take physiotherapy.
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It can be treated by advance physiotherapy ,SWT only. You will just be requiring around 8 to 13 sessions only. It's a special kind of therapy from United kingdom. It have all scientifically proven results. Go through my website www.healthyuindia.com And you can consult for the same
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Consult with a physiotherapist who have orthopaedic experience for proper assessment and treatment.
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Possible inflammatory issues(OA/RA etc) Rule out the same with blood biochemistry.Take Anti inflammatory drugs if necessary.Better to avoid any heat therapy/Cold application now.
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Consult a general physician get the tests done after a course of drug treatment then go for exercises/treatment which ever is necessary
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Avoid continuous standing/Walking.Stockings can be used provided pain is not increasing.
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