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Dr. Arun Phophalia
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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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Fallen down. Knees painful. Cannot support weight. Cannot

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Fallen down. Knees painful. Cannot support weight. Cannot walk
JA: What are all your symptoms? Are you taking any medication?
Customer: shaking, very poor balance. Burning sensation in knees. Used voltarol and cold compresses.
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the burning?
Customer: has existing health problems.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Stroke 3 years ago. Left side weak. Was in a&e Sunday. Cleared of stroke. Prostate cancer, radiography successful. Only problem is. Knees . Want advice on that
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 20 days ago.

What is your age?

When did you fell?

What did the x-rays or MRI show?

What are the treatments done?

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 20 days ago.

You need an x-ray and an MRI for the evaluation which tells what are the structures involved, which can be;

1) Muscles

2) Joint

3) Ligament

4) Tendon

5) Bursa

6) cartilage

7) Or any combination.

The mainstay of the treatment though is not very different and is;

a) Physical therapy

b) Deep electrotherapy

c) Acupuncture

d) Local analgesic cream

e) Pool therapy/hydrotherapy.

f) Analgesics

g) Lidocaine cream

h) Rest

i) Capsaicin cream.

j) Hot fomentation

k) Knee Brace

I wish your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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