Knee Pain - Prognosis

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What is the prognosis of knee pain?

Frequently, knee pain will occur for a short period of time and then resolve. Sometimes it can return a few weeks or months later. If your knee pain becomes chronic, it is important to get it evaluated to avoid further damage to cartilage, bones, or ligaments. Prognosis depends on the underlying causes of the pain.

With modern surgical techniques, it's possible to relieve many of the knee pain syndromes and return to an active lifestyle.

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Comment from: franka53, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: November 25

I have had severe knee pain in both knees, to the point where I am unable to walk or feel any pain relief at all. I am taking morphine 60 mg 3 times a day, Percocet 10/325 3 times a day and Dilaudid 8 mg and I still have no relief. I had knee injections of Synvisc and this worked in conjunction with Osteo Bi-Flex for 5 years, the first time it was injected. With no relief from pain in sight, and my agitation being quick from pain, I do not know what I can do.

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Comment from: Ivonne, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: March 24

I was in a car accident a year ago, I believe this is how my knee pain starred. Now my knee pain is so intense I cannot walk right or even sit down without putting my leg on a chair or pillow. I haven't been to a doctor yet because the kid that hit me was not under the insured car. Therefore, it's been a hassle trying to get a lawyer who wants to help the client {me} better yet, a lawyer who is not only going to help me, but also to get justice! I'm sure I will need surgery when I go to the doctor and they see everything in the knee is torn. I know it is, because that's how bad my knee hurts and the swelling is bad.

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