Oriental Medicine for Knee Pain

Musculo-Skeletal

Chief Complaint: Pain is in the back of the left knee

Western Diagnosis: Meniscal tear; a ganglion cyst.

Medical History: the patient is a 47-year-old female whose weight is over 200lb. The patient fell down and injured her left knee ten months ago. Soon after the patient started to experience pain in her left knee. MRI reveals meniscal tear and cyst behind the left knee.

Questioning exam: The patient experiences pain in the back of her left knee. It is difficult for her to walk downstairs. The patient could not walk more than five minutes without pain. She also has knee pain when sitting.

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Acupuncture for Elbow and Knee Pain

Musculo-Skeletal

Chief Complaint: Chronic left elbow and knee pain

Western Diagnosis: Left triceps strain and left knee sprain

Medical History: Patient is a 37 year old female with a significant family history of arthritis, alcoholism and diabetes. Patient is married with two children, ages 5 and 2. Patient enjoys a well-balanced diet and would like to resume a regular workout activity. Patient complains of constant pain in left elbow and knee.

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Acupuncture and Herb for Hip and Knee Pain

Musculo-Skeletal

Chief Complaint: Left Hip and Knee pain

Medical History: Pain started after having gallbladder and right Kidney removed. After right kidney was removed patient had an infected scar and was put on anti-inflammatory drugs for some time, during which there was no pain. Once off drugs pain returned. Patient (F 59) was checked for rheumatoid arthritis and negative, arthritis was also ruled out, and was recommended to visit an acupuncturist. No prior pain to operations. On hypertension drugs also, blood pressure is under control.

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Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment for Knee Pain and Trauma

Musculo-Skeletal

Chief Complaint: Knee Pain

Western Diagnosis: ACL Inflammation Post Surgery

History: ACL tear due to a soccer injury years prior. Surgery transplanted a donor ligament.

Symptoms: Pain due to over use.

Palpation: Rolling Pulse, Palpation of the knee presents tough scar tissue and a sensation of heat

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