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my knees hurt after I ride a recumbent bike

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Knee pain: Please see your doctor for diagnosis first. If all clear, adjust the height of your seat or the tension on the bike until comfortable. Peace and goo ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Joints: Recumbent definitely less stress on joints especially hips
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus Repair: An upright is better.
Dr. Peter Nefcy
39 years experience Radiology
Start recumbent: Using an upright bike will put more pressure on your knee while it is healing and is not recommended, while a recumbent bike has less pressure and he ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many causes: There are many possible causes. You will get the most benefit from seeing a orthopedic / sports med doctor for evaluation and treatment.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ka-Lok Tse, M.D.
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Knee pain: Most likely degenerative joint disease. See your primary care doctor for evaluation.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Couple of things: You may have an inbalance of your feet and knees. Your shoes may be worn out. Try using and orthotic to give shock absorbtion and stability to your fe ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities.: Most likely it is due to overuse, but it could be due to a lot of different reasons. Knee pain can be due to gout, infection, or due to tendon, cartil ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Cartilage damage: Under knee cap cartilage damage may be the problem. See your doctor.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Palumbo
35 years experience Sports Medicine
More stress downhill: It is not uncommon for someone who may have some early arthritic changes underneath their kneecaps to feel more pain descending stairs or going downhi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on ... Read More

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