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Can Thermomedic Therapy Knee Supports Help Knee Pain
I have a constant knee pain for a year and I made about 20 PT sessions and no diff. but it didn't include laser and hydro therapy, should I do them?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What treatment would be next after many years of chondromalacia knee pain where medication, physical therapy, rest and all other?
I had knee pain & did physicaltherapy last year, yesterday i found i've knee osteoarthritis, may it be now the cause of physical therapy?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went to the doc for knee pain she said it's a bone spur and I just need physical therapy but im in so much pain is that all I really need?
U may want a: second opinion from an Orthopedist.Take copies of all X-rays .Ask PT who is good. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain: Best is treating the cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
Too vague: It is impossible to know without an accurate decription of the symptoms. This is best diagnosed by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
See your physician: Orthopedic doctor would be the best.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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