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You may try a topical application product such as Aspercream or Salonpas..
You may benefit from applying for 15 minutes a cold pack
Your doctor might prescribe a moderate pain reliever such as Ultram as an option ( NOT an NSAID )
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Take it easy on the knees ...
Avoid high stress exercise on the knees such as hiking up mountains/stairs/stair climbing machines '
Walking on level surface is OK..
You might be OK to use an anti-inflammatory topical product such as Voltaaren gel ( ask your doctor if that would be OK for you > it is by prescription)
Fish oil/Krill oil / omega three fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties..
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