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Hello. I am a young active adult and I have knee pain and I have cracking in my right knee. What could be causing this?

Hello. I am a young active adult and I have knee pain and I have cracking in my right knee. What could be causing this?

Knee pain: Knee pain can be caused by injury to one if the various parts of the knee, bone, cartilage, ligaments, etc. Some knee pain may be self limiting and will resolve with time but if your symptoms persist i would recommend seeing your doctor and having your knee examined. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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How do you treat chronic knee pain?

How do you treat chronic knee pain?

Physical Therapy: The most common cause of chronic knee pain is a condition called patellofemoral pain syndrome. This condition causes pain in the front of your knees. Its due to muscle weakness in the hip flexors, and quadriceps, along with a tight it band. Usually best treated with physical therapy. A home exercise program can be a good start. See this link for such a program http://nycsportsmed.Com/knee-foot-and-ankle.Html. ...Read more

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What to do about chronic knee pain?

What to do about chronic knee pain?

Knee pain: The knee can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain ... If your pain persists, seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What should a teen do for chronic knee pain?

What should a teen do for chronic knee pain?

Rest, stretch, NSAID: Teens can have a variety of reasons for knee pain. Get checked by an orthopaedic surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. It can be growth related and self limiting requiring activity reduction at times and rest or anti-inflammatories. But, you much get checked to make sure its not a rare serious problem. ...Read more

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Chronic knee pain without a cause. What do I do?

Chronic knee pain without a cause. What do I do?

Knee Pain: This could be a sign of arthritis in the knee. Seeing an orthopedic physician will help confirm a diagnosis and provide a treatment plan for you symptoms. ...Read more

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I did landscaping for six years.Since then I have had chronic back and knee pain what should I do?

I did landscaping for six years.Since then I have had chronic back and knee pain what should I do?

Back and knee pain: There are many causes of back pain and knee pain. See your doctor for an examination to determine the cause of your pain and then you can have proper treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have knee pain if young and athletic?

See below: Most people have had a minor knee problem at one time or another. Injuries are the most common cause of knee problems. Sudden (acute) injuries may be caused by a direct blow to the knee or from abnormal twisting, bending the knee, or falling on the knee. Pain, bruising, or swelling may be severe and develop within minutes of the injury. Nerves or blood vessels may be pinched or damaged. ...Read more

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