Orthopaedics Q&A: General guidelines for osteoarthritis of the knee

Orthopaedics expert, Dr VV Prasad answers readers’ questions on bone health. Get your doubts cleared and see them featured on our FAQ page every Monday.
This week’s answers:

I am approaching you for help wrt to OA case. I am 49 years old man weighing 78kgs and 169cm Have no other ailment.
have just been detected with OA, rt knee. no medicines have been given as yet as the review is on the 7th.
May I request you for guidance for all remedies other than medicines.with regards

It’s better if you avoid squatting, sitting on the floor cross legged, standing for long hours, sitting on a low sofa, jumping and jogging.

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