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Chondromalacia Knee Pain
What treatment would be next after many years of chondromalacia knee pain where medication, physical therapy, rest and all other?
What is the best type of shoe to wear to work (I stand all day) if I have chondromalacia pain? I get knee pain after stand/sit for long time, & stairs
See details: Any shoe with a good arch support. ...Read more
I have extreme knee pain and discomfort, was diagnosed with chondromalacia (bad chondra) and I'm in so much pain I don't no what to do. I'm only 17?
Eval needed: At 17, you may not have chondomalasia, but other pain conditions around the knee. X rays and a hands on eval by orthopedics or physical medicine doc is needed for correct diagnosis, and treatment plan. Topical anti inflammatory agents can help test symptom, but eval is still needed! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The location of the : Pain. Meniscal pain usually on the side (inside or outside), chondromalcia pain in the front of the knee. ...Read more
Had a scope knee surgery 11/22/13 for chondromalacia medial femoral condyle, i wondering what's the recovery time for the knee pain?I still have pain
Depends: Depends. If the knee instability is not correct, would not expect significant improvement. ...Read more
I have a chronic right knee pain and my doctor diagnosed it as chondromalacia patelai. What is best treatment?& what about working out & wight lifting
Chondromalacia: Avoid kneeling, crawling and squatting. Limit squats and lounges in the gym. Avoid repetitively exercising the knee in flexion beyond 90 degrees bent. Therapy and bracing are the best options for chondromalacia patella. Need to strengthen thighs, tone core muscles, and maintain ideal body weight. ...Read more
28yr f, knee pain, MRI says joint effusion & chondromalacia. I swim for exercise. 0 injuries. What could cause this? Treatment possibilities? Thanks
? Of mid-20's female: ? of chronic knee pain with effusion. In a young female the observations which should be made are whether she has Hypermobility Syndrome (Brighton Criteria) & genu varum/valgus. Absent acute injury, repetitive gravitational stress can evoke non-linear patellar mobility & patellofemoral wear & tear. See an Osteopath & Podiatrist. Reconfigured shoes might help realign the longitudinal axis of leg. ...Read more
Knee pain took an MRI result says medial femoral chondromalacia osteophyte formation irregular denudation of articular cartilage what is d treatment?
SEVERAL CAUSES: 'bad knee pain' could be due to new or old trauma (causing degenerative arthritis/cartilage loss, degenerating ligaments...). Also an acute gout attack can cause 'bad knee pain' and a blood test can check this possibility. Another serious cause of knee pain is acute rheumatoid arthritis which causes swelling and pain (lab tests can distinguish). Finally, a knee infection (septic joint) is a 911. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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