Join me in this continued conversation with Dr. Michael Thorpe, (now retired) orthopedic surgeon, as we discuss knee pain relief through medications, ice/heat, and bracing.
Watch it here: https://youtu.be/twR8j6w_Ctg
The most important lesson in this video is to know the signs of when you should -and should not - not take certain medicines.
Of course, consult your health care practitioner before taking any medications.
I am a huge advocate of using exercise to strengthen and move your knee as an effective means to reduce pain. But sometimes you need a little more...
Timeline: 00:00 - Introduction
01:34 - Where to start
02:08 - Analgesic Pain Relievers and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatories
03:12 - Narcotics
03:49 - Heat & Ice
04:17 - Bracing
06:16 - Post Surgery Advice
Last week we discussed the 3 most common types of knee surgeries.
Episode 41 https://youtu.be/YCMkHhKctoc
And if you are interested in more interviews with Dr. Thorpe, check these out:
Episode 22 How to know if it is time for a Total Knee Replacement https://youtu.be/QtgAzCGiVbY
The differences between an "off the shelf" & "custom" knee replacements
Part 1 Episode 31 https://youtu.be/Tfxz5UL4YLc
Part 2 Episode 32 https://youtu.be/WcuTK9ZrYs0
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