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Why Loose Body in Knee Joint?It should be remove or better to wait until automatically remove ..

Why Loose Body in Knee Joint?It should be remove or better to wait until automatically remove ..

Remove it or them.: loose bodies can do damage to your knee joint so my advice is to have it removed. it won't just go away. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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What type of physcial exam happens during examining of the knee joint? The test that are preformed if they hurt are they positive? Please help

What type of physcial exam happens during examining of the knee joint? The test that are preformed if they hurt are they positive? Please help

Knee Exam: A thorough knee exam involves palpating the ligaments and bursae, examine the patella, and by grasping on the lower leg, putting the knee joint through a routine of movements to determine the integrity of the ligaments and menisci. Depending on what you did to your knee and the condition it is in, this may hurt, and your orthopedist can explain the implications of any positive sign. ...Read more

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What causes pain on my knee joint?

What causes pain on my knee joint?

I do not know: Many things can cause pain in the knee joints, from generalized arthritis, to patello-femoral syndrome, overuse, chondromalacia, lymes disease, rheumatoid, etc, etc. The only way to get the most likely cause of your knee pain would be to see the Dr. and get a good History and physical done. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my knee joint sometimes lock up (doesn't move smoothly)?

Why does my knee joint sometimes lock up (doesn't move smoothly)?

Different reasons: The word lock up means there is mechanical reason for it, arthritis, torn cartilage, loose body in the joint, check it out.. ...Read more

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How do you loosen locked knee joint?

How do you loosen locked knee joint?

Knee: Depends on cause. Best to consult orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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I started having knee joint pains, what can I do about it?

I started having knee joint pains, what can I do about it?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Please help! i'm having pain on my knee joint.Should i continue going to the gym?

Please help! i'm having pain on my knee joint.Should i continue going to the gym?

Have it evaluated.: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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Which of the knee joint structures are not supplied by a sensory nerve?!

Which of the knee joint structures are not supplied by a sensory nerve?!

Most: Ligaments have nerves that assess tension and position, subchondral bone has sensory nerves, peripheral meniscus, and synovium are all pain sources. The articulate cartilage itself has no nerves. ...Read more

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My knee doesn't seem to straighten out even though I have gone through p.T. What could be wrong when my knee joint pops and is very painful?

My knee doesn't seem to straighten out even though I have gone through p.T. What could be wrong when my knee joint pops and is very painful?

Varies: If you had an injury i would be concerned about damage inside your knee joint. Possibly a meniscus cartilage tear. If it has been more than a month, it is probably time to get an mri. ...Read more

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What is the fluid in the knee joint?

Synovial fluid: The fluid in all joints is known as synovial fluid. This fluid acts as a lubricant to the joints and tendons. ...Read more

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