Overcoming of Knee pain

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angelinabailey
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   Posted 2/4/2013 12:35 AM (GMT -6)   
Which therapy would be the best one to overcome from knee pain caused due to Osteoarthritis?

teddybearweiser
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   Posted 2/4/2013 12:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi I would talk to a rheumy doctor they should be able to help with
the knee pain.
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Angelic_Victory
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   Posted 2/4/2013 11:49 PM (GMT -6)   
For things at home you need low impact exercise. When they hurt you need ibuprofen, elevate the knee, and to use heat and cold. Peronally, I don't use cold because it stiffens my knee up more.
As far as a specialist your doctor will probably have to refer you to either a rheumatologist or orthopeadic surgeon. It depends on your specific needs.
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