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React before it's too late for it may put your knees at risk

DNJAI84058 | 1/3/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :327 | Health



Jaipur: The good thing is that many people are taking up physical activities to keep obesity, diabetes and heart diseases at bay. The not-so-good news is that in doing so, they may be putting their knees at risk. Orthopaedic surgeons asserted that 40 per cent of knee injuries these days occur in people less than the age of 40.
Fortunately, besides knee replacement, there are other ways as well that people can resort to fix the problem, but the bottom line is do not ignore the symptoms.
Dr SS Soni, senior consultant, orthopedic and joint replacement surgeon of Rukmani Birla Hospital, recalled an instance when a 40-year-old woman with excruciating pain in her knee came ti him looking for a remedy. "She had suffered knee injur
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