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Arthralgia Of The Knee
What is patellofemoral arthralgia mean? What are the symptoms of having that? Also what does having a lateral instability mean in the knee ?
Knee area pain: The patellofemoral joint is the joint where the kneecap articulates with the femur or thigh bone. Inflammation of this joint is not uncommon in young women and often resolves by itself in time. Lateral instability is the movement of the kneecap to the outside of the joint. It is also not uncommon in young women and specific exercises can help. ...Read more
I exercise often and want to know what techniques I can utilize to reduce or eliminate joint pain (knees mostly)?
Anterior thigh: I have found that the anterior thigh muscles seem to atrophy over the years and this phenomena is accompanied by knee pain. Squats and leg lifts are good ways to start strengthening these muscle. Walk backwards up hill and feel you anterior thigh muscles burn and this will let you know how weak they are. Strengthen muscles around joint to fight arthritis. ...Read more
Meniscal/ ligament i: The symptoms you describe can be from a meniscal and or ligament injury or from an acute episode of chronic arthritic problems; would suggest observation and evaluation. ...Read more
What to do if I have joint pain at my knee and i've been coughing for 2 months and ideas as to what it causing all this.?
See details: It is impossible to tell you whether the 2 issues are related. Have them evaluated. ...Read more
Varies : It depends on wether or not you had an injury. With an in injury it could many things, from a knee sprain to a cartilage or ligament tear. Without an injury, it could be an infection, gout, or any number of rheumatoid like problems. Either way it sounds like you need a work up for knee pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes: Any time you have improper function or injury of a joint it can cause pain. If you have knee pain that interferes with your activity you should see a doctor. Many young teens have knee pain with exercise. This is a growth-related condition. There should be no swelling or limp and the pain is temporary. It is called osgood-schlatters. It is not serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well i have a pain in my knee but it only appears when its cold outside im not sure if its joint pain or if its something more serious
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. If you continue to suffer try a mild dose of Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). If you are still without relief then please get to your doctor for a more detailed examination...Better to get the approrpiate diagnosis and correct treatment than trial and error. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer