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Pain in knee joint and back.

Pain in knee joint and back.

Check out this link.: If it gets worse, see your dr and consider getting an xray to check for arthritis. Take care! Http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/knee-pain/. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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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 causes swelling on the knee joint?

What causes swelling on the knee joint?

Injury or arthritis: Injury or some type of arthritis, as well as some types of inflammatory diseases can cause your symptoms. You should see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to treat a dislocated knee joint?

How to treat a dislocated knee joint?

Orthopedic Emergency: A knee joint dislocation (tibiofemoral joint) is an orthopaedic emergency. Neurovascular injury needs to be evaluated and managed acutely. Immediate reduction is paramount to the longterm viability of limb presence and function. Once reduction is obtained and maintained (usually via bracing), consideration for surgical repair/reconstruction is undertaken. ...Read more

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Pain in knee joint travelling down left side to ankle?

Pain in knee joint travelling down left side to ankle?

Go see an: Orthopedist to have the knee examined so you don't cause any further injury while walking on it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of arthroscopy on the knee joint?

What are the side effects of arthroscopy on the knee joint?

Pain swelling: Since you do invade the joint with the scope, your joint responds like it has been injured. Pain, swelling, stiffness, leg soreness. Post scope, gentle exercises, stationary bike, pain meds, ice, and rest are all helpful in the recovery. Don't be impatient, recovery often takes longer than expected. Give your joint time and gentle care. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the remedy for very painful knee joint?

I want to know what's the remedy for very painful knee joint?

I always recommend: Evaluation for a chronic or sever problem. However, acupuncture is excellent for reducing pain ; inflammation ; improving range of motion for many types of knee pain. ...Read more

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What should I do for severe pain in knee joint if I have osteoporosis?

What should I do for severe pain in knee joint if I have osteoporosis?

Knee injection.: Knee pain generally is not related to osteoporosis. Degenerative arthritis is a common cause. After x-ray or MRI an orthopaedic surgeon can decide what type of injection might help. Surgery may be necessary in some cases. ...Read more

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I have soft tissue swelling in my Right knee joint. How I'll be cured?

I have soft tissue swelling in my Right knee joint. How I'll be cured?

Treated or cured.: The first step is determining the nature and cause of the swelling. A history and evaluation is the starting point. Seek the consultation from an orthopedic surgeon and you are on your way for resolution. ...Read more

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I'm permanently swollen and have a painful knee joint, what could this be?

I'm permanently swollen and have a painful knee joint, what could this be?

Arthritis: It could be a number of different things, including arthritis, infection, or an injury. You should get evaluated to get a proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Hello doctor please help me eith my knee joint paining recently what will I do?

Hello doctor please help me eith my knee joint paining recently what will I do?

Get an Evaluation: First you need a diagnosis before any treatment can be recommended. You ned to be seen by a competent physician for an examination to determine if you need X-ray or MRI or just Physical Therapy or other interventions. ...Read more

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What happens to you if there is an infection in the knee joint under the capsule?

What happens to you if there is an infection in the knee joint under the capsule?

Unsure?: By your quesiton, I am unsure. However, if you believe you have an infections in your knee, anywhere, please see a doctor immediately and have it examined and appropriately treated. Knee infections are very serious and the sooner it is treated, the better. Don't delay. Get seen! ...Read more

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My sister has got ganglion cyst on her knee joint. How is this typically treated?

My sister has got ganglion cyst on her knee joint. How is this typically treated?

Depends: Ganglion cysts (also known as Baker's Cysts) are synovial cysts of the knee joint. In most cases they are treated conservatively. In cases where they are very large they can be drained but often recur. Very large cysts are best excised in very rare circumstances ...Read more

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I have a problem with masturbation and feel pain in the knee joint, what do I do?

I have a problem with masturbation and feel pain in the knee joint, what do I do?

Stop: Stop what is causing the pain, see your PCP for an evaluation. Over the counter ibuprofen is good for knee pain. not sure what your masturbation problem is but you could seek out a psychotherapist that specializes in sexual problems. ...Read more

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Knee joint problems and need help in exercise class but instructor keeps pushing me?

Knee joint problems and need help in exercise class but instructor keeps pushing me?

Exercise class: Back off with the more strenuous, painful exercises. Stick with light weight and stretching til you get painless good range of motion at the joint. If still problems, see the orthopedc surgeon. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower my anxiety level if I'm about to have a knee joint aspiration?

What can I do to lower my anxiety level if I'm about to have a knee joint aspiration?

Many things: First, understand what's causing your anxiety - is it the procedure or what the illness is? Are you worried about your knee function? Anxiety indicates that you are worried about potential danger, so understanding what you're specifically worried about can help you cope. ...Read more

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How to reduce uric acid crystals formed on knee joint in case of gout. What food to take?

How to reduce uric acid crystals formed on knee joint in case of gout. What food to take?

Diet may help some: You're already on zyloprim (allopurinol) / Allopurinol for your uric acid / gout. Uric acid crystals in your knee are likely to dissolve as the medication does its work. Your physician may or may not feel that some dietary restrictions may be helpful, but no magic food cures gout. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my sister has got ganglion cyst on her knee joint. How can this be treated?

What do you suggest if my sister has got ganglion cyst on her knee joint. How can this be treated?

Only if painful: Ganglion cysts are fluid filled structures usually associated with a joint. The wrist is most commonly involved but any joint can be affected. If not bothersome, no treatment may be needed. Causes of knee cyst include inflammation, meniscal injuries, bursitis and tendinitis, or ligament injury. Large cysts behind the knee can affect circulation. If bothersome get it checked out. ...Read more

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What would cause a knee joint to feel like its burning on the inside so bad? I have osteoarthritis in it.

What would cause a knee joint to feel like its burning on the inside so bad? I have osteoarthritis in it.

Severe osteo--: -arthritis is a safe bet. Check with your orthopedic surgeon, as your May have just a flare up of your arthritis. An injection can easily quiet it down. ...Read more

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Can glucosamine cure "knee joint liquid shortage"? The problem occured after an active jogging season. (5miles average per day)

Can glucosamine cure "knee joint liquid shortage"? The problem occured after an active jogging season. (5miles average per day)

Not in a 28 year old: I doubt the explanation you were given is correct. At your age, a tendinitis would be more likely. Get another opinion. ...Read more

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Acute momentory pain on upper part left knee joint while standing up or straightenning of knee. Pain eases thereafter. Cause and remedy?

Acute momentory pain on upper part left knee joint while standing up or straightenning of knee. Pain eases thereafter. Cause and remedy?

Meniscal sprain: Most common injury is meniscal sprain especially of located in the medial aspect of the knee. Would recommend rest, ice, some anti-inflamatories and if no improvement xray & exam with your pcp. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left sacroiliac joint while sitting or standing since 3 months. I am having numbness below knee joint (left) since 3 weeks?

Lumber disc problem: Since you have in lower back and numbness in the leg, the most logical answer is disc problem in the lumber spine. Check it out. ...Read more

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Hello sir I have problem in my knee joint there is pain and some sound come from knee joint. (sound like kt kt kt kt). what should I will do.

Kneecap grinding: There is an irregularity in the joint, most often the kneecap. Put your hand on your knee as it tsk. If the noise is in the kneecap it is probably a cartilage defect of chonromalacia. Take Aleve (naproxen) for pain. Short arc quadriceps exercises daily 30" slow progression. Stay thin/active. Other clickings can be meniscus teat, a plica (folded lining) or a joint mouse. These need an MRI and a surgeon. ...Read more

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What does hypertensive signal within the ACL mean? What happens to the knee when you have a piece of Carr floating around within the knee joint?

What does hypertensive signal within the ACL mean? What happens to the knee when you have a piece of Carr floating around within the knee joint?

Tear: Usually when you see signal changes with the ACL it indicates at least some degree of tear, issue is whether it is partial or complete. A loose body can potentially damage the articular cartilage of the knee. I would not hesitate to discuss your specific case with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is a MRI 100 percent accurate? I had a knee MRI that showed nothing wrong. But I am having locking of the knee joint and shifting, giving way pain

No test is 100%: Although an MRI is a good test it can miss an Abnormality. For example a locking knee can be caused by a torn meniscus that flaps. At the time of the MRI it could have been laying back in place. Talk to your ortho. You may still need a scope ...Read more