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Facing my knee pain..a very clear site for information.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014


I have been ignoring my knee pain. A few years ago I had surgery for a meniscus tear.
was told I had to straighten the knee all the way and be able tbend it so I could walk properly and not develop pain from walking wrong. I spent a couple of years mostly in the pool working on it so it straightens and bends. Ok that is done. But the knee has lots of crepitus crackling and pain. I was sure I could get rid of the pain by my exercises. Darn.

The web site had great graphics . I guess I am due to go o the doctor.

As I said I tried to treat it myself and really ignored getting medical attention. I was afraid thy would say surgery. I can't now. I need shoulder surgery and that will be hard enough since I care for my husband.

I iced it but the pain did not go away. Today I really felt around the knee and realized how much noise and crackling happens when I bend it. I was surprised. Also it is warmer than the other knee.

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  • _BABE_
    Well I torn my meniscus and MCL in 2008 but they don't fix that here. I have osteoarthritis so it's hit or miss most days with pain.....at some point you just need anti-inflammatories to keep moving and that is what lubes the joints.

    Feel better!
    1387 days ago
    Best wishes to you for healing and a successful visit to the doctor emoticon
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    1388 days ago
    If you drink coffee or tea then get some organic coconut oil and put that in your drink(make sure it is hot) and you will see that it helps the arthritis in your knee. You can get it at Sam's and it works and I use it for my ankle because of arthritis in it. Just a teaspoon or half and work up to a teaspoon to help with the pain.
    1388 days ago
    FROSTY said exactly what I did, and just adding that I hope it feels better with the ice. Maybe alternating the ice bag with a heating pad. Just a thought.
    1388 days ago
    i feel for you love and know how itis as my knee replacement op has been canceled times and i have hospital tomorrow re next op appointment.i would recomend you get it sorted out incase it gets worse. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1388 days ago
  • FROSTY99
    Knowledge is power-get into the dr and find out what is really going on! I know you may not be able to do surgery at the moment but possibly there are things you can do to help and you will know if surgery is going to have to be done in the near future!
    1389 days ago
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