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Dr. William Schmidt
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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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


Dr. Morton Levitt
Board Certified, Pathology
43 years in practice
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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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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
43 years in practice
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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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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
19 years in practice
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What is best medicine for knee joint pains?

Core: Core strengthening along with hip, thigh and leg strengthening. ...Read more

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Board Certified, Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
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What can decrease knee joint wear and tear?

Healthy muscles: The best way to take good care of your knees and minimize the wear and tear is through a combination of low impact activities, maintaining health weight, and regular muscle conditioning/strengthening. Consult with a physical therapist or orthopaedic surgeon for specific instructions. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
41 years in practice
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Knee joint is paining a lot, please help?

Knee joint is paining a lot, please help?

Help: exam: you answers require examination and imaging. Please consult an orthopedic expert. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
26 years in practice
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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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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
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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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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
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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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