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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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What can cause knee pain?

What can cause knee pain?

Lots: Arthritis, meniscus tear, acl tear, ligament injury, cartilage injury, inflammatory arthritis, gout, tumor, cholesterol medicines, muscle strain, bursitis, vascular insufficiency, overuse injury, insect bite, viral effects, infection, blod clots, metastatic disease, stress fracture, sickle cell disease, a vascular necrosis, and the list goes on. Need more info for better recommendations. ...Read more

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How can I reduce knee pain?

How can I reduce knee pain?

Lower impact: Strategies to minimize knee pain include weight loss (maintenance), activity modifications and a low impact quadriceps strengthening program. Avoiding activities such as squatting and kneeling will also help minimize the loads the knee joint sees during activities. ...Read more

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Knee pain. What can I take?

Many things: If you injured it you should see a doc so that you are not making it worse. For mild pain there are many classes of medication including tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen), and others like tramadol. Call one of your docs and see what they prescribe. Avoid narcotics...Too many people prescribe them and they have many side effects. ...Read more

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What will help my knee pain?

What will help my knee pain?

Depends on Cause: This question is too broad to answer properly; would need more specifics. Location, duration, type of knee pain, aggravating factors, etc. Are vital to understanding the cause, as is physical exam. A good history & phys. Incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers. Could be neural/structural/infection, etc. Generic treatments incl. Heat/ice, surgery, manipulation, prolotherapy, meds. ...Read more

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What can I do for knee pain?

What can I do for knee pain?

Depends on problem: There are many treatments but to provide the correct options more information is necessary. Can you elaborate on your problem? ...Read more

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How can I heal my knee pain?

How can I heal my knee pain?

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 more

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How do I reduce my knee pain?

How do I reduce my knee pain?

Depends on the cause: In general, the pain comes from the joint itself, the ligaments, tendons and shock absorbers known as bursae around the knee. Sometimes the pain is referred from elsewhere like your lower back or hip. Once the cause is known the treatment plan can be formulated. Some basic ideas include keeping your weight down and certain types of exercise to keep the muscles around your knee conditioned. ...Read more

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What can I take for knee pain?

What can I take for knee pain?

Pain type is crucial: Knee pain can be joint pain, muscle pain, bone pain, bursitis pain, tendon pain, muscle pain, etc. Just because the knee hurts does not mean arthritis and does not mean a need for injections or surgery. You may need a good conditioning program, even seeing a physicial therapist. Muscle strength is important to help knee pain - the muscle help protect the knee. ...Read more

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What causes back of knee pain?

What causes back of knee pain?

Baker's Cyst: There can be many causes of pain in the back of the knee. There could be a baker' cyst - a cyst which bulges into the back of the knee from the knee. Other causes can be blood clots, bursitis, tendons, cartilage, etc. ...Read more

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What to do about my knee pain?

What to do about my knee pain?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments available. ...Read more

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What can be done for knee pain?

What can be done for knee pain?

Find the cause: If overuse, consider rest, ice, compression, elevation, anti-inflammatories (if allowed), progressive stretching/modalities, etc. If a significant tear or injury, consider imaging and thorough exam, which may or may not require surgery. ...Read more

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Looking for help with knee pain?

Diagnosis: There are numerous reasons for knee pain and an evaluation is generally required. Most orthopedics exams are directed at identifying surgical problems. Patients are often surprised much of knee pain is poor control at the hip and ankle. Two YouTube videos review the concepts: https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=43Nh5aYwFnA https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=t6SXiDCMP3E ...Read more

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I would like help with knee pain?

Various poss reasons: Diagnosis depends on many factors, including where the knee pain is, any associated symptoms, what makes it better/worse. See a sports medicine dr to examine you. They can get x-rays or MRI as needed, possibly prescribe pt, medications, knee brace, etc and if surgery is needed, they'll give you information. ...Read more

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What medication is best for knee pain?

Best Medicine: The best medicine is the cheapest medicine that works for you that has the least risk of causing you other problems. Start with tylenol, (acetaminophen) then local meds like otc antiinflammatory, prescription versions like voltaren gel or pennsaid, then oral meds like motirn or aleve, then low dose opioids like vicodin or Lortab 2.5 to 5mg, then adding snri like Cymbalta or pamelor, then higher doses of opioids. ...Read more

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I have a lot of knee pain. What to do?

Find the cause: The first task is to get a diagnosis. In your age group, arthritis & mensical tears are common causes of pain. Icing, bracing, physical therapy, medications are first-line treatments. An orthopedic doc can give you many detailed options, and reducing your pain & improving function should occur. If I can be of help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-ClarkeHolmes ...Read more

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What's the best way to end knee pain!?

What's the best way to end knee pain!?

Knee pain: The knee can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain. .. The treatment of knee pain depends on the cause of knee pain. Please see your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more