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Back Of 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I did landscaping for six years.Since then I have had chronic back and knee pain what should I do?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The effects of masturabation .I do it three times a week and some time I have back and knee pains .I scarey to have disease in future .
What can be done if a needle is enlarged in your rectum for 30 years and you are just finding out and it's causing you pain in your back and knees?
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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