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Degenerative Joint Disease

"The degenerative joint disease, often called osteoarthritis, is the most common type of arthritis caused by damage or breakdown of joint cartilage between bones. People with the degenerative joint disease often have stiffness, pain, swelling of the joints, and reduced flexibility. It commonly occurs in the hands, knees, hips, and spine. Treatment may involve nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), hot and cold compresses on the affected joints, low-impact exercises, muscle-strengthening exercises, and weight loss.


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I have been diabetic for the past 15 years. Why do my left knee muscles hurt on walking?

Query: Hi,I have been diabetic for the past 15 years. My left anterior part of the knee pains. The pain is mostly in my muscles, not the bones. It is difficult for me to walk. My current medications include Janumet, Pioz 7.5 (in the morning), Glyciphage SR (in the afternoon), and Glyciphage P 15 (at night)...  Read Full »

Dr. Suman Saurabh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I am really sorry to hear about your problem and hope to help you. It looks like you have degenerative changes in the knee joint, which is causing pain. I have these suggestions for you- 1. You must do quadriceps streng...  Read Full »

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