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regarding problem of osteoarthritis & weight loss
dhakad posted:
Dear Sir,
I Narendra dhakad is suffering from knee osteoarthritis specially the right
a smaller pain in left knee also. Besides I am fat my hight is 5-2" and weight is 100 kg.Should i plan for knee replacement or is any other solution is possible.If i will go for knee replacement,should i go for one or both.If i will get both the knee replaced, how much time it will take for ok.
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Scott Zashin, MD responded:
Every pound of weight lost is 4 lbs less streess on your knees. Other trtreatments for OA include OTC tylenol for pain, NSAIDS (OTC and prescription) and joint injection with steroids or medications such as Hyalgan. I recently wrote a new book called Natural Arthritis Treatment that reviews some natural treatments for OA.

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