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stiff knee after exercise

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You should exercise: If you don't stretch and exercise your knees will tend to become more stiff and week. Joint cartilage is nourished through the diffusion of nutrients ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose J Monsivais
49 years experience Hand Surgery
Trauma,Arthritis: Injuries, osteoarthritis, surgery, bleeding into the joint from coagulopathies or blood thiners, gout, other forms of arthritis.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
dtermine the cause: First of all, you should determine the cause. I would suggest an orthopedic or rheumatologic consultation. Avoid medications if it is not a big issue. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretch exercise: Regular stretching and exercise, ice after exercise, occasional nsaids, low impact exercise, avoid deep squats and lunges with knee pain. Hydration is ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ka-Lok Tse, M.D.
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Knee pain: Most likely degenerative joint disease. See your primary care doctor for evaluation.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pt: Follow your physical therapist direction. Mobilizing the joints help.
A member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
No: If you have had a recent arthroscopic surgery, knee locking is potentially worrisome. Go back to your orthopaedic surgeon for re-evaluation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
SLR's: Straight leg raises w/ a 1 or 2 lb. Ankle wt. On a daily basis(start w/ 25 and buld up to 100 per day).Lay flat on back, bend good knee to 90 degrees; ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: The physical activity may have caused some bursitis and rest should relieve the symptoms. You may take acetaminophen for pain. For good health - Have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Depending on the the time frame after, did you do adequate therapy, any other complications are factors in determining recovery.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Knee pain: Most likely some ligamentous damage. Ligaments take up to 6 week to heal and at your age it should get better. However, if there is some instability, ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Check: into trochanteric bursitis and also that both legs measure equally as the inguinal ligament could get involved.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A subluxing or disl-: locating peroneal tendons need surgical correction. there are many different ways to do this. I always did a fibular osteotomy, cut the tibia partiall ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
? tendinitis: In an 18 year old with your symptoms, a patellar tendinitis is very possible. An arthritis is less likely. See an orthopedist.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edison Wong
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need a specialist: 9 months is enough time to heal an ankle sprain. If 10 mins of weight bearing is enough to cause pain, then you need to see a specialist to help with ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Bursitis: In your age group the likely source is prepatellar bursitis from trauma or kneeling. Rest, ice, elevation and over the counter anti-inflammatory medic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
See your doctor: There are different possible causes for knee, calf and ankle pain. The most worrisome would be a blood clot. Would recommend an evaluation with your ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Less likely: A meniscal tear is usually most painful with weight bearing. See an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated. Then you will have your answer., .
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A member asked:
Dr. Renn Crichlow
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Would not recommend : First of all, have you seen someone about this? If not i would highly recommend it. If the brace you have is the type of brace that pushes the knee ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
21 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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Contusion: If this just occurred in recent days, you most likely have a contusion of the patellar tendon, infrapatellar fat pad or simply the soft tissues on the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
19 years experience General Practice
Time Heals: Ligament and tendon sprain (as in the knee) can take months to heal. After ensuring that you have no major tears of meniscus or ligaments, you will b ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Hmmm?: Depends why your knee pains you in the first place; initially i would not recommend any strenuous activity/exercise...Just rest it; maybe an ice pack. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Muscle soreness: It could be normal for the muscle to become sore when the routine changes, or the exercise is strenuous enough to cause some lactic acidosis in the mu ... Read More
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