There is knee joint problem, not because of accident. She walk comfortably but when she tries to walk with her knee straight it pains a lot and she couldn't walk straight. She has taken medication few times and goes for morning walk daily, still she got this problem and it increases specially in winter.
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hi I think you are asking this for a mother.
based on the fact that she is 51 years old and is having pain in knee joint , she is mostly suffering from condition called osteoarthritis.
osteoarthritis occurs commonly with age and can cause a lot of pain and difficulty with respect to using the joint properly.
however with some daily Lifestyle precautions as well as intermittent short courses of anti inflammatory medication either oral or in the form of creams, many patients are able to lead normal life. you need to meet a Rheumatologist. who will examine her physically and confirm that she is suffering from osteoarthritis as I suspect or some other Arthritis. once it is confirmed the necessary Lifestyle precautions as well as the anti-inflammatory medications can be prescribed to you by the same doctor. hope this helps also get more information regarding osteoarthritis from my website www.rheumatologybangalore.com