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what is better for arthritic knees elliptical machines or treadmills

A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A stationary bike is: best as you can ease the insult to your joints. But 4 osteoporosis then plain walking on level ground is best, as well as gentle arm weight exercises. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It is less pounding or impacts on your knees. However, some people dont like the feel of the position their legs are in during the revolutions of som ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help you: When you pain with any exercise this something wrong, try to change the routine you have to a different exercise so it will not heart.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
yes: If you arthritis is worse with prolonged sitting there would be an effect. Otherwise, no.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Knee supplement: there are a variety of joint supplements that are safe and effective in many. These include herbal anti inflammatory, cartilage supplements, and oils
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: The evidence for benefit of these supplements is mixed but it never hurts to try it. Take at least 1,500 mg of glucosamine daily and give it at least ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Rovner
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not really: I don't believe this will give any long lasting pain relief.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Enke
Dr. Ryan Enke answered
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: If arthritis is present in your knees, running can make this condition worse. Depending on the severity, you may not need to give up running completel ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Arthritis: Non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are the first line.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes if all other -: -less invasive measures have failed, & the only alternative is a replacement. However 1 injection is worth a shot,as it may last a long time. If o ... Read More
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