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Is Riding A Stationary Bike With Knee Tendonitis In Both Knees Good For Rehab
Ok: It should be fine as long as you start with low or even no resistance on the bike and exercise with comfort. If your knees are screaming at you during the exercise or if you have prolonged (greater than an hour) soreness after exercise, you are doing too much. Do not increase the resistance or the duration by more than 10% every couple of weeks and you should be fine. If not talk with pt or doc. ...Read more
Can you have jumpers knee (patellar tendonitis) in both knees if you only engage in a moderate amount of exercise per week?
If at some point you aggravated your knees doing a workout, you can start the inflammatory process and if you don't properly manage the tendonitis it can chronically ache and not recover properly.
A good stretching and proper strengthening program monitored by a physical therapist under your doctors supervision is appropriate. ...Read more
I have tendonitis in both knees (persists in off-season of sports; I'm in high school) & am planning to hike a small mountain in 2 days. Ok idea?
Diagnosed celiac 1 month. I have systemic tendonitis. Plantar faciitis both feet, trigger finger both hands, knee tendonitis both knees. Why?
Overworked aching 10 months both knees been diagnosed with osgood schlatters, patellar tendonitis, patellofemoral syndrome. Icing, pt, Advil (ibuprofen) don't work?
Yes: Negotiate with your doctors the most appropriate exrecise regimen. ...Read more
Had knee pain think patella tendonitis...Been 2weeks now...Rice method used and stretches +strenghten. What a good amount of mpw to start runningagain?
Minimalism is best: Get low heel shoe, cadence of 90 and start 1/4 of normal distance. Progress by 1/4 per week if no pain. ...Read more
Simplest?: The most simple answer is a cho-pat strap, which can be found online. More sophisticated devices need proper fitting. ...Read more
Knee hurts from tendonitis and im going out of town next weekend and I wanna feel good so I can enjoy vacation. What can I do to keep the pain down?
Ibuprofen: Short term, possibly, but watch for black-box warnings. ...Read more
I have severe osteoarthritis in both knees and I need to know if there are any good alternatives to total knee replacement surgery.
I had meniscus tearemoval on the first now my patella has shifted and. Have severe arthritis in both knees. What is a good options to get rid of pain?
See details: See a rheumatologist to learn your specific treatment options. ...Read more
My mom weight is 86 kgs. Her knee xray shows no gaps between two bones in both knees doctors suggested for knee replacement. At 48 yrs age is it good.
Degree of pain: The only real reason to replace the knee joint is intractable pain uncontrolled with safe, non habituating medication, joint injection and other conservative measures. If the pain is daily, impacting her life adversely, and uncontrollable then joint replacement is indicated x-rays notwithstanding. ...Read more
Pediatrics, my son has hand foot mouth, now has rash w little red dots around both knees. Normal? Ok? No fever anymore and in good spirits.
Normal: Hand foot and mouth also has the rash in other places legs included. ...Read more
Can I burn calories riding stationary bike and is it a good idea with bad knee? I have TKR coming up in February. Also, should I get second opinion? Ty
Yes you can: Biking is usually a good exercise option for those with knee osteoarthritis. It is non-impact and tolerated by most. Honestly, with an upcoming knee replacement, it's unlikely your arthritis will worsen between now and then. The biking can keep your muscles toned and may help you in your rehabilitation after surgery. A second opinion is always a wise idea before undergoing a major surgery. ...Read more
Had what believed patella tendonitis. Cause of pain under knee...Now it feels better but get occasional pain on side of knee...What is this?
Many possibilities: First, it depends which "side" you mean. There are many stabilizing structures in and around the knee. On the sides of the knee are collateral ligaments, one on the outside (lateral) and one on the inside (medial). There are two menisci, one each side. And there are tendons that cross the knee on both sides. Inflammation, overuse or injury to any of these structures could cause your pain. ...Read more
Knee tendinitis: Tendinitis usually indicated a condition that is relatively acute or less than 6 weeks. Tendinosis is a disease of the tendon and is a chronic condition. Tendinitis is treated with relative rest, ice, and antiinflammatory. Tendinosis is treated with exercise (eccentric), and bracing can help symptoms. Also used is graston techniques, astym, prolotherapy, and prp. ...Read more
Tenderness: The area just below your knee cap to the bony protrusion of your upper tibia (about 6 cm in length) is the patellar tendon. If it is tender to touch or painful when you squat or extend your knee, you may have patellar tendonitis. This condition is sometimes very resistent to treatment. If you experience pain there for a prologed period of time, I suggest that you see your doctor. ...Read more
See below: It might ease the pain. It doesn't get better, you need to your doctor. ...Read more
Is it possible to get tendonitis in knees, pain on outer side of knee when standing, painful to walk. What could it be?
The big three.: Among the three most common problems are Iliotibial band pain, lateral collateral ligament sprain and later meniscus tear. You will need to be examined by a specialist to determine if any of these are possibilities or is something else responsible. ...Read more
Is it common to experience knee pain and have the feeling that your knee is giving out, when you have patellar tendonitis?
Have patella tendonitis. Rested 3weeks and was better been running now for month very slowly but now have pain above knee. What is this?
Is there a condition in which you can get tendonitis in multiple areas of body, have it in both wrists, left elbow and now maybe in knee. Help?
Fibromyalgia?: 23y female w. IBS & pain "elbow, wrists & knee" considers "tendonitis". Absent injury, & if pain upper & lower back, consider fibromyalgia; highly associated w. IBS. People w. FM have multiple tender points; possibly generated at loci of chronic soft tissue strain & spasm at ligaments, tendons, muscle & fascia. Young females w. FM oft have benign Hypermobility Syndrome; see Brighton criteria. ...Read more
My right knee looks like it has a dent in it. I have patellar tendonitis and was wondering if that was part of the tendonitis or something else?
Knee: Patellar tendinosis is a breakdown of tissue. Having a defect or dent from partial tear is possible. ...Read more
I had patella tendonitis and patella strap has been helping no pain. But now I get pain on side knee. Been puttin strap really tight maybe tight?
Yes: Probably to tight. Give your knee a rest from the strap but add hamstring stretching to you plan to better balance te forces across your knee. ...Read more
How can I prevent myself from going stir-crazy? I have tendonitis in my knee. What are the best ways to treat it so I can continue to exercise?
Cross train: Assuming this is a patellar tendinitis, you need to do more of static exercises to tone the muscles but not to grind the knee through tough motions. Wall squats are great for this. Also non-impace exercise -- swimming or biking is good. Watch out for spinning classes because they can be very intense on the patellar tendon. ...Read more
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