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knee pain when climbing ladder

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Checkup : You should be able to join swimming, but given your age and without knowing your past medical history, might be a good idea to get that annual checkup ... Read More
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: That would be a good plan. Seek the assistance of experience to get you on a good program.

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Osteoarthritis knee: is most common but many possibilities. If osteoarthritis, staying active & a quality glucosamine+chondroitin supplement to help rebuild cartilage ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: I am not sure i would classify 43 as middle-aged. However, there are many causes of knee pain. I would suggest having the knees evaluated to determine ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to str ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wallace Taylor
43 years experience Environmental Health
Likely osteoarthriti: Any history of injury? Xrays would be helpful to explore for structural abnormality. Glucosamine and chondroitin supplements may promote new cartila ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to str ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patellofemoral pain: Pain in the front of the knee when climbing stairs, first standing, or sitting for prolonged periods is generally from problems under the knee cap. T ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Can be arthritis: This can be arthriis but also could be soft tissue rheumatism such as bursitis or tendonitis. You need to ask your physician check you and see if yo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: Knee pain which gets worse on stairs is most likely due to injury to under surface of your knee cap. Pt along with Ibuprofen and glucosamine / cho ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
While playing what?: Sounds like patellar problem usually quad strengthening helps but avoid squats as they put too much pressure on that part of the joint.
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