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Dr. Srinivas Kasha, Thursday, October 31, 2019

Knee pain is mostly known to onset after 50’s. But today the young and the middle aged men and women have knee pain. The most common and random assumption that the people make out of knee pain is that they have arthritis.

Women are more prone to knee pain in 30’s says KIMS Hospitals, one of the well known women orthopaedic hospitals in Hyderabad. However even men undergo knee pain at an early age. Most of these people will have a less severe medical condition or precisely a syndrome called femoral knee syndrome the best orthopaedic hospitals in Hyderabad will be able to diagnose it easily. It occurs in front of the knees where the knee cap i.e. the patella and the cartilage becomes soft or wears down or gets rough. This results in the knee pain.

Causes :

There are several factors that cause knee pain. It mostly includes:

  • A knee cap that is not properly aligned
  • Changes in the knee cap
  • Being overweight
  • Overuse of weights
  • Caused due to an injury
  • Weakness

Diagnosis :

Joint pain hospitals in Hyderabad, India conduct a physical exam initially and gather the history of the patient. The doctor may ask you to tighten up your muscles in the thighs while he holds your knee cap down to check if there is a swelling. You may be asked to take up blood tests to be surer that it is knee pain. An x-ray may not be that helpful. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be adviced if the symptoms persist for longer than usual. It’s also helpful in identifying the softening of the cartilage.

Treatment :

The knee pain takes little time and gradually goes off by itself. The symptoms will improve by following the exercise patterns your physiotherapist will recommend. Painkiller will relieve you from the pain while you work on the exercises and remember exercises helps and do not expect improvement without it. Other things that you can avoid include :

  • Avoid squatting, kneeling in bent positions for long time
  • While cycling adjust the bicycle to your height and the pedal should be right enough for him to cycle and not be too extended
  • Keeping ice pack or heat packs is a home remedy to relive pain
  • Surgery is recommended only when the symptoms are severe and you have no options left

How to protect your knees ?

Protecting your knees is one way you can prevent knee pain in the early 30’s. Tips include :

  • Lose weight
  • Do cardio and strength training
  • Follow a cross train routine if you are already knee pain
  • Avoid sports like soccer and basket ball

Why KIMS ?

KIMS is considered as the best knee pain hospital in Hyderabad, India for the reason that they analyse the symptoms and advice the patient for the right treatment and their advice comes out of sheer experience and patients have only got better because of the right panel of doctors they have. The surgery comes out only as the last remedy. Joint replacement surgeries in Hyderabad are conducted at KIMS for the high success rates and the positive feedback they have received from their patients.



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