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What do I do to pop back my knee?

What do I do to pop back my knee?

Some time it is hard: To do that we call it locked knee. Some it is very hard to reduce. Attempt to gently extend leg as far as possible, apply some pressure on the knee toward the outside, and then begin alternating between internal and external rotation of knee as well as flexion and extension. ...Read more

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In what way can I fix my lower back and knees?

In what way can I fix my lower back and knees?

Depends whats wrong: From a foot doctors perspective, i like to see if your feet are aligned or if you pronate or move to a flatfooted position if you do, orthotics can be by helpful of taking stress off your knees and lower back. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises for a bad back and knees?

What are the best exercises for a bad back and knees?

Non or low impact.: "bad back and knees" is pretty nonspecific, but you should focus on achieving & maintaining appropriate weight for your height and general fitness. Your knees absorb 40% of your weight on impact, so favor them with low or no impact exercises like swimming, cycling, walking, and low impact aerobics. For your back, work the "core" muscles in your back and abs. A "bridge" is a classic sore exercise. ...Read more

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Which exercises do experts commonly recommend with a bad back and knees?

Which exercises do experts commonly recommend with a bad back and knees?

See a PT: If you are referring to therapeutic exercises, then working with a physical therapist could be very helpful. Strengthening the abs and stretching the hip flexors and hamstrings can be helpful for back pain. Quad, hamstring and pelvic muscle strengthening is often helpful for the knees. If asking about cardio, swimming, use of a recumbent bike and the elliptical may the best for you. ...Read more

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What is a good way to loose weight when mobility is limited? I need to lose weight to ease pain in my back and knees but can't excercise.

What is a good way to loose weight when  mobility is limited? I need to lose weight to ease pain in my back and knees but can't excercise.

Diet/water aerobics : Not sure how limited u are in your mobility but water aerobics/ and or swimming can help u shed calories without aggravating your knee/ back.A good idea is to visit a dietician for assistance in your dieting . Best of luck! ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to stretch your lower left part of your back or knees?

Are there any good ways to stretch your lower left part of your back or knees?

Yes there are, BUT: You should get into a pt or an ath. Trainer so that you could be first assessed, then a specific exercise program, just for you, could be started and gradually build on that foundation. By the end of it, you achieved what you wanted, safely without hurting yourself in the process. Without supervision one can get hurt which may cause them to give up on such endeavours so get into one. ...Read more

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Back of knee hurts and bulges?

Back of knee hurts and bulges?

Bakers cyst: It sounds like you have a baker's cyst. It is a benign swelling which is a marker of inflammation within the knee. I would see an orthopedic surgeon who can figure out what is causing the inflammation/swelling in your knee. If that is treated successfully, the baker's cyst, and the associated pain, will likely go away. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes back of knee pain?

What causes back of knee pain?

Baker's Cyst: There can be many causes of pain in the back of the knee. There could be a baker' cyst - a cyst which bulges into the back of the knee from the knee. Other causes can be blood clots, bursitis, tendons, cartilage, etc. ...Read more

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Sudden extreme back of knee pain?

Sudden extreme back of knee pain?

See ortho: could be ligament or meniscal injury.

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I did landscaping for six years.Since then I have had chronic back and knee pain what should I do?

I did landscaping for six years.Since then I have had chronic back and knee pain what should I do?

Back and knee pain: There are many causes of back pain and knee pain. See your doctor for an examination to determine the cause of your pain and then you can have proper treatment. ...Read more

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After a long run of 18 miles i started to feel a lite pain on back of knee. Should i be worry? I have a marathon in 3 weeks.

After a long run of 18 miles i started to feel a lite pain on back of  knee.  Should i be worry? I have a marathon in 3 weeks.

Back off: You should be starting your taper next week, so add a little recovery time now and test it out during shorter runs. Try to determine what you might have done differently that particular run ---terrain, speed, shoes, hydration, stride length, intervals, hills, sloped surface, etc. May be a one time thing, but this close to event, caution is best. Rest and recovery is critical at this time.Good Luck ...Read more

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I had hardware romved 5 weeks ago. Been relatively pain free. Yesterday, i started getting sharp sudden pains below the kneecap and at back of knee. ?

Let me explain: 5 weeks after hardware removal and having pain, sometime it could for minor reason and it will pass. Sometime it could stress fracture in the hardware hole. From which bone the hardware was removing? If is from leg, watch it see if the problem continue check it out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes back of knee lymph nodes to swell?

What causes back of knee lymph nodes to swell?

Is it nodes?: Nodes work to sift through debris/germs that enter the body serum outside the main blood vessels. Any skin irritation/infection/ bug bites below the knees could trigger node activity. There are also things called Baker cysts that arise in that location as offshoots of the knees cushioning fluid. ...Read more

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Is there a link between lower back and knee pain?

Possibly: If your knee pain causes you to limp the altered mechanics of motion in your back may lead to pain. On the other hand if there is nerve compression in the back it may lead to nerve pain that radiates to the knee. Or there may be a problem in both areas. Careful evaluation is the key to diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could be causes of lower back and knee pain?

What could be causes of lower back and knee pain?

Many possibilities: The first question becomes are the symptoms stemming from one area of injury/pathology, or are the 2 pains separate entities? May be referred pain from back, may be systemic disease causing both, may be knee pain causing poor gait patterns leading to back pain, etc ( list goes on). Evaluation is always best, in order to let a specialist find the cause/causes and treat appropriately from there. ...Read more

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Does piriformis syndrome cause pain at back of knee?

Yes: The piriformis syndrome is caused by the piriformis muscle compressing the sciatic nerve. Usually it causes pain and tingling in the buttocks, but if the compression is severe enough it can cause pain down the length of the sciatic nerve in the leg. There are a number of treatments available to avoid surgery. An Orthopedic surgeon or Physiatrist can recommend such modalities ...Read more

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How come I have pain in calf and the lower part of the back of knee?

Referred pain: Knee pain is often referred to the calf as the same nerves that innervate the knee also are present in the top of calf. ...Read more