Our expert says:
Your mother of 69 will have a certain amount of wear and tear to her knee joints. In order to fully understand the problem I would advise you to see your nearest osteopath.
For more information on osteopathy visit www.osteogoodhealth.com
The best treatment would then be adherence to the correct stretches following appropriate warm up exercise to rehabilitate and strengthen the muscles supporting the knees. Supported by an osteopathic consultation.
I am not aware that acupuncture can have an effect on knee biomechanics.
Pill taking will only ever treat symptoms and not the cause.
Dr Guy Ashburner Osteopath
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