I just saw a Doctor yesterday for knee pain. too. I am 56 and I am a teacher. He took xrays and within minutes was able to show me that I had significant bone spurs on both knees and diagnosed me with severe osteoarthritis. He gave me a crotisone shot to relieve the pain and set me up with physical therapy to strengthen the muscles and increase flexibility. I will begin that next week. He suggested not taking a lot of over the counter meds because it can be so hard on the rest of the body. I will eventually need a knee replacement. So the plan is to strengthen, manage the pain, keep moving, and eventually have surgery. I went to an orthopedic and sport medicine group for the checkup. Hope this helps.View Thread
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