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Doctor insights on: Can Thermomedic Therapy Knee Supports Help Knee Pain

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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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What to do if physical therapy is not working for knee pain?

What to do if physical therapy is not working for knee pain?

Many other options: I asume the knee pain is on the basis of osteoarthritis. Nsaids and/or injectable lubricants can help. ...Read more

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Knee pain for about a year, medications as physical therapy don't help, & nothing shows on x-rays, mri, & bloodwork. What could it be?

Difficult to say: Without a physical exam. However, it sounds like a muscular issue, like specific quad weakness that is not being treated correctly by your pt regimen. Do you have tight hamstrings? That can cause knee pain. Any evidence of patella not tracking correctly? Patella - femoral syndrome is often missed as there are no specific x ray findings. I am assuming they have ruled out osgood schlatter? ...Read more

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Why do I still have left hip and knee pain despite having physical therapy and pain management?

Right program: The first questions is wether or not the diagnosis is correct. Too often patients are sent to pt without any specific directions for the therapist. All pt is not the same. Even if all treatments are appropriate there still is a change of continued pain. The goal of pain management is to do just that. Manage the pain. The goal is to improve function to maintain quality of life. ...Read more

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I have anterior knee pain. How to treat this? What should I do? What I shouldn't do? Can I be fully recovered and fit again after treatment? Help me

I have anterior knee pain. How to treat this? What should I do? What I shouldn't do? Can I be fully recovered and fit again after treatment? Help me

Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine or theraphy for my knee pain?

Diagnosing the prob!: Too many causes for knee pain, with different approaches to answer. Diagnosis is the first step. See your doc! ...Read more

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What's the treatment for knee pain?

Depends: It depends on the cause and duration. Get it checked out by your doctor, ortho, or sports medicine to determine the cause and best treatment. ...Read more

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Anterior knee pain best treatment?

Anterior knee pain best  treatment?

Exercises: Exercise therapy can be very helpful for knee pain, particularly runners knee. However, they must be performed in certain ways. Rest from strenuous activities and targeted therapy are key. Online resources are available on sites such as simpletherapy.Com. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for knee pain?

Knee pain: Low impact range of motion exercises along with resistance training is very beneficial at your age. Strength training is important to maintain skeletal health. Exercise bikes are a good exercise. Low impact strengthening such as tai chi has also been shown to be very beneficial for the older athlete. Our hips control your knees in space so be sure to strengthen the hips. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the cause/treatment of my knee pain?

Too vague: It is impossible to know without an accurate decription of the symptoms. This is best diagnosed by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for knee pain?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for knee pain?

Knee pain: Depending on cause & severity, one may be prescribed otc NSAID or rx narcotic analgesic. If structural damage is suspected, an MRI or arthroscopy may be used for evaluation. Further treatment depends on the findings. For chronic knee pain, some docs inject the knee with a corticosteroid, a powerful anti-inflammatory. If major structural damage is found, surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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I have knee pain, will my knee heal itself, or is there any treatment?

I have knee pain, will my knee heal itself, or is there any treatment?

It depends: Depending on the condition, knee pain can respond to conservative treatment. However, you need to make sure you have no significant damage such as a torn meniscus or torn cruciate ligament before you start exercising. Focus your exercises on low impact quadriceps strengthening program such as riding an exercise bike or elliptical trainers. ...Read more

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What's the optimal non surgical treatment for knee pain?

What's the optimal non surgical treatment for knee pain?

It depends: It really depends on the cause of the pain. Exercises, anti-inflammatory meds, sometimes glucosamine may help. ...Read more