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What exercises will help relieve knee pain?

What exercises will help relieve knee pain?

Strengthen: quadriceps muscles and tape your kneecap based on the direction it goes when your walk or run. This can be accomplished by seeing a sports training physical therapy program. ...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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What type of exercise are suitable to relief knee pain cause by osteoarthritis?

What type of exercise are suitable to relief knee pain cause by osteoarthritis?

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 more

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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?

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

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Can no exercise cause knee pain?

Can no exercise cause knee pain?

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 more

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How to relieve knee pain discomfort?

How to relieve knee pain discomfort?

Muscles, not joint: Janet g. Travell, md the matriarch of pain therapy noted in the 50-90's something interesting about joint pain. She stated that any joint area stiffness, aching and tension was due to muscles not the joint proper. So her myofascial therapy protocols are designed to treat all types of "joint pain." begin a self-care self/pro massage, chiropractor, heat, epsom soaking, stretching. I use acupuncture! ...Read more

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How can I relieve a very annoying knee pain?

Rest, ibuprofen: Start with rest, Ibuprofen if you do not have any medical problems where you cannot take ibuprofen. If pain persists after 1-2 weeks, then you may need to get a kneemri to find out what is causing the knee pain. ...Read more

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Which type of exercise can I do for knee pain?

Which type of exercise can I do for knee pain?

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

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What are some ways to alleviate relieve knee pain?

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 more

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