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22 Sep 2008

pain and swollen knees after working
hi doctor. after i work or play a sport, my knees start to swell and pain. after three days, the swelling subsides. my weight is 124kg.i play squash but i had to stop.i have a gardening service, so i stand on my legs most of the started happening in 2002, 6 months after a motor vehicle accident.ive been to a doctor and specialist and the results was nad. please tell me what should i do to solve the problem.
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Gavin
I think you should see a physiotherapist, you may need to get an exercise programme to strengthen your muscles around your knees. You also may need to lose weight if your BMI is over 30.
Dr Bets
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