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Can Cold Weather Cause Knee Pain Post Tkr
Theoretically: It is thought that changes in pressure with weather fronts can cause pain in joints. The changes in pressure result in slight changes in the joint resulting in pressure on the lining which results in pain. This is common in folks with arthritis and chronic swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Cold weather increase pain locally due to the constriction of regional vasa of circulation due to cold, preventin the aresa to receive many substances (likeendorphins) with opioid-like effect, relieving pain. ...Read more
What can cause severe pain 1yr after total knee replacement surgery?My mother has numbness in foot and knee. Sometimes swelling. Thanks
Varies: There are multiple possibilities, but one general way to look at it is either there is something wrong with the knee replacement surgery outcome, or your mother has another condition causing pain in that area. The most common "other" cause is a condition calked spinal stenosis, which is essentially a pinched nerve in the back that can cause leg pain and numbness. ...Read more
Pain treatment: There are many reasons why a hip can hurt after a fall. These include a simple bone or muscle bruise to a fracture or more serious injury. It is important to rule out a fracture which if present needs to be treated as soon as possible by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Symptoms- foot burning, hand pain, calf pain, swelling joints, hard to walk, fatigue, headaches, cold or hot things on feet cause pain. not diabetic.
Neuropathy?: 19F Symptoms- foot burning, hand pain, calf pain, swelling joints, hard to walk, fatigue, headaches, cold or hot things on feet cause pain. not diabetic. ANS: And your question is? How long has this been going on. Discuss with your Dr who can do some simple tests to see if you have a neuropathy. Would be unusual at your age if everything else OK. I would go to uptodate.com and read as well. ...Read more
Can overweight cause pain in ankle n lower leg while weightbearing post 11 mnths of severe ankle sprain?Weightbearing activity of 10 minutes causes pain
Hx of osteoarthritis in numerous joints now hip pain radiating to groin walking a lot exacerbates how can I get relief without NSAIDs (allergic)?
Many options: Assuming this is from your hip joint, anti inflammation can come from curcumin (from turmeric), devils claw, or a prescription alt. med called embrel-500. Injections to,the hip, and physical,therapy to improve gait pattern or add modalities such as diathermy, ultrasound, or red laser. ...Read more
Knee pain on/off 7 yrs. Around kneecaps. Both legs, not always same time. Can’t link to weather, activity, temp. Heat=more discomfort. Knees crack.
Patellofemoral: This sounds like patellofemoral syndrome, which refers to pain behind the kneecaps, in the patellofemoral joints. Early degeneration and cartilage wear can cause these symptoms (including cracking/grinding), as can misalignment of the patella. For many patients, simple physical therapy to strengthen the medial quads can help. See a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I'm am 22.Since the cold weather hit I've been experiencing joint pain also body aches legs arms etc.also joint pain tender to touch.what can it be?
Joint aches and cold: It may be related to the change in barometric pressure - as the pressure drops in anticipation of bad weather your joints - actually the capsules around the joints swell - causing pain. check out http://wtop.com/news/2013/11/cold-weather-exacerbates-a-bodys-aches-and-pains/ just try to stay warm. ...Read more
4 months post op tkr.Having severe pain and numbness around rt.Foot.Skin very sensitive to touch.No swelling.No knee pain. Bones do not seem to be pai?
Nerve entrapment: When the surgical site heals some of the superficial nerves can get trapped in the scar tissue which can cause the skin to be very sensitive to the touch. ...Read more
Constant knee pain in left knee, no injury, hard to walk, pain behind knee cap, knee gives out what can cause this?
Joint pain and swelling 24 year old girl. cold symptoms. finger joints, knee, ankles and toes affected. what could it be?
Get checked!: She certainly needs to be checked. there are many causes, some easy to fix, some not so easy. She should get seen this week. ...Read more
Two weeks after torn knee cartlidge. Now swelling of leg from knee down to foot.ankle is really swollen. Can this injury cause generalized swelling?
Blood clot?: Swelling of one lower leg, especially after an injury, can be a sign of a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis). This is serious, because if you have a DVT, parts of the clot can break off and spread through your circulation to your lungs, causing a pulmonary embolus, which is very dangerous! Please go to an ER now. ...Read more
Yes: The sacro-iliac (si) joint in the back is located near the roots to the nerves that supply the lower extremity - any swelling in the area can cause irritation/impingement of the roots which control sensory (what you feel), motor (how you move) and autonomic (things that are automatic like swelling) nerves...Talk to your pcp who may refer you to a back specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain on/off 7 yrs. Around/behind kneecaps. Both legs, not always same time. Can’t link to weather, activity, temp. Heat=more discomfort. Akp?
therapy is importan: This sounds like you have patellofemoral pain syndrome. This is the result of mild damage to the cartilage behind her kneecap or a chronic strain to the muscles attaching into the kneecap. If symptoms of swelling, catching, locking and giving way occur he may require surgery. If these do not exist physical therapy stressing the core, hip muscles and the muscles would be indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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