Welcome to the forums Roses. I'm sorry it's pain that brought you here, but you found a great place to hang out. Everyone here is pretty knowledgeable and we're a vast collection of amazing people;
In regards to your knees, you might want to check with a physiotherapist for exercises you can do to strengthen your quads - the big bones above the knee. When your muscles are strong, it helps a lot!
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DX: Fibro, Severe Myofascial Pain, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Surgical Adhesions, IBS, IC-PBS, Carpal Tunnel (both wrists), FAI, Reynauds, Opthalmic Migraines, Drug Related Hot Flashes, Physically Unable to Vomit due to Nissen Surgery, Extremely tiny and scarred veins (hard start for IV's)
Meds: Oxycontin, Tramacet, Cymbalta, Cesamet, Flexeril, Clonidine plus Vitamin D + Multi daily