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pain behind knee with arthritis

A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many! No : Too many causes, from mechanical to inflammatory. Therefore there is no one cure. First and foremost: the diagnosis for your "knee" problem. Lab test ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Knee Arthritis: No it is not normal. Did you have an x-ray that showed arthritis? Have you had previous knee injuries or surgeries?
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Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience Sports Medicine
No: Knee arthritis at age 19 is not "normal" but it can definitely happen. There are many possible causes. If you have had a previous injury to the knee ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: There is no evidence that it is helpful.
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Dr. Joseph Gregorace
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Prolo: Yes. It aids in stabilizing the knee joint preventing further laxity if the ligaments which contributes to worsening of osteoarthritis. Good luck.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Low-impact exercise: Riding the stationary bike or using the eliptical machine and judiciously using anti-inflammatory medications (follow the label) can help with your sy ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Although there are people that advocate special diets to help control the pain associated with arthritis, there is no diet, supplement or food that ha ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain with activity: Iliotibial band syndrome (@ knee) can result in lateral (outside) knee pain as the tight it band snaps across the prominent lateral femoral epicondyle ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
< impact activity: Impact aerobic activity is a modifiable risk factor for progression of arthritis along with excess body weight? So losing weight and avoiding running ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Maybe: Squats are hard on the knees but do not necessarily cause arthritis. Many people still do lunges and squats for exercise.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Ask Discovery or...: The person in charge of insurance benefits at the insurance company or at the employer can answer questions about which procedures are covered or paid ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No one best med: No one med helps best or helps everyone. With osteoarthritis of the knee, treatment options include exercises, nsaids and injectable lubricants among ... Read More
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