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Exercises Will Relieve Knee Pain
It depends: The types of exercises that you will tolerate with an arthritic knee depend to a large degree on the severity of the arthritis. If you have very severe arthritis then pool-based exercises can be quite beneficial. If you have more mild osteoarthritis, then light weightlifting, and light aerobic training can also be very useful. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What can causes a 24/7 knee pain for several months that can't relived with rest or pain killers and the pain don't increase with exercises?
One possibility: Your complaints could indicate several problems, the first abnormality that comes to mind is avascular (aseptic) necrosis of the bone within the knee joint, either distal (lower) femur or proximal (upper) tibia. Depending on degree of pain with activity or rest, an inflammatory disorder (such as gout) or even infection are possible. I'd have any pain evaluated by a doctor that occurs at rest. ...Read more
Many causes: People can get knee pain whether they exercise regularly or not. Inflammation can set in with or without regular exercise. Cartilage can wear out from years of just normal walking. Many athletes who exercise all the time develop severe knee wear and tear, but exercise does keep the surrounding muscles strong which is a good thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strengthening exerci: Strengthening exercises would be most beneficial to rduce the knee pain, provided no other specific cause for the pain has been found, in which case that cause has to be treated/removed first. Strengthening of the front thigh (quadriceps) muscles as well as back of the thigh (hamstrings) would greatly help. ...Read more
Medicines, PT: Let's assume this is from osteoarthritis (wear & tear) and this advice (like all advice from this site) must be discussed with your md prior to starting. I prefer topical nsaids (voltaren gel) as a 1st line agent if there are no contraindications. Many patients find this enough for their pain. Oral meds (tylenol (acetaminophen) and tramadol) is 2nd line, followed by narcotics. Then physical therapy would be next. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tendinitis: Most common after beginning this type of exercise is knee tendinitis ( usually patellar, sometimes it band). My advice would be to cross train ( swim, jog , etc. ) and take an NSAID ( like Ibuprofen ) for several days.Ice massage can be helpful for your tendinitis after u exercise . If symptoms persist or worsen see your pcp or orthopedic surgeon. Gl! ...Read more
How many times a week should I do exercises for my knee pain , and should I do strengthing only ?
Varies: Remember, there is no set recommendation about exercise for your knee pain. General recommendations for your overall health sit in the range of 3 hours/week of "cardio" - for you I would encourage limited weight bearing forms like an elliptical/swimming. Consider strength training 2-3 days/week. Don't for get flexibility, it's important in the long run for soft tissue health. ...Read more
Why do some people have knee pain when they exercise? And what can you do to minimize the knee pain ?
How many times a week should I do exercises for knee pain and what exercises should'nt I do ? and should I do stretching also with strengthing??
Depends on the cause: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more
Knee Pain: Hard to saw based on your limited information in the question. Did you injury it recently or in the past. Any recent activity or trauma that increased the pain. Did it come on gradually with activity. What part of your knee is it located. Is it swollen? Does it catch or give way? Could be related to tissues outside and around the knee, inside the knee, or referred from above and below knee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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