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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee instability: Consider patellofemoral instability from flattened femoral condyles, deficient vmo or quad, or high valgus knee. Also consider ligament problems with ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Space between...: It is the joint space between the thigh bone, leg bone and the knee cap which are held together by ligaments and tendons. It is lubricated with joint ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Knee exercise: There are many exercises available to strengthen the muscles that support the knee. Generally, low impact exercises are safe for everyone and include ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are nee ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
35 years experience in Occupational Medicine
Knee: The fluid is produced naturally by the body- injections of extra thick joint like fluid had been shown to be effective in some people.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Too general a ?: There is a myriad of problems that can occur to a joint. Each needs its own individualized treatment. See your ortho doc for an eval.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Unintentional weight loss is a problem. One can see his primary care doctor to figure out why. The doctor will look for hormonal imbalances (such as h ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Dehydration : Electrolyte abnormalities and dehydration most common. Muscles cramping results. Treat with water, magnesium, more water, salt tablets , and more wat ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayman Jabr
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Fluid: May be fluid in the knee can make you feel tight becuse the space in the joint becom smaller due to valium of the fliud.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle/ligaments: Muscle gives u the strength u need to move and protect ur knee. Ligaments guide the motion and r injured when the muscles fail or the stress is 2 grea ... Read More

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