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Is Rock Climbing Bad For The Knees
It sure CAN be...: If you are concerned about the effects of running on your knees, the most important factor is heel strike cushioning. My favorite insole is the spenco polysorb cross-trainer replacement insole. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare/poly-sorb/cross-trainer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Knee problem, very painful, getting up from sitting position..Climbing stairs..And now a lump on back of knee..On feet all day as contractor. Any idea?
My son fell hard in s basketball game and now is saying the front of his leg below the knee and around the calf is very painful can walk but with pain?
Depend on the fall: You could be dealing with swelling related to the injury. It depends on how he fell and what he hit. If this doesn't respond fairly quickly to rice (rest, ice, compression, elevation) and simple analgesics i recommend that you call his doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My knees make a teeth grinding sound when i climb stairs or walk after sittin or laying down. What is the reason for this?
Osteoarthritis : I wonder if you are or were involved in a lot of contact sports in your youth. Osteoarthritis or oa can cause the grinding symptoms that you are describing due to degeneration or breakdown of cartilage in the joint and loss of menisceal fluid that helps to lubricate the joints. An x-ray would be helpful to get an idea of how your joint space looks and to look for osteophytes (bony overgrowths). ...Read more
I have pain in the muscle just above both of my knees which is making it hard for me to walk and climb down stairs and slopes?
Growing Pains: Without any more information to go on this could very well be what we call growing pains. Teenagers go through periods when their longest bones are growing that can be quite painful. You are on the right track with ibuprofen. You may want to apply heat or have a massage. Your mom or day may also be able to help. ...Read more
On the back side of my leg behind my knee there is a pain when walking up inclines and isn't too painful. It feels like a rubber band being pulled????
Pain in right hip when standing (sitting no pain at all). No swelling, discoloration was doing a twisting exercise with metal bar behind the neck .??
My knee started clicking above the knee cap when I walk up the stairs or demi plie. What is it? Are there there exercises to correct it?
Chrondromalacia pate: Here is a website that will give all the information that you need http://www.healthline.com/health/chondromalacia-patella#Overview1 ...Read more
What causes terrible pain in the hips when sitting, when first stading but not after standing awhile or walking. Patient is 69 year old male.
Dad is having really bad knee pain. Feels a lump on back of knee, extreme discomfort while sitting with feet up, hard to get up and walk.?
I'm having really bad pains in both of my knees. The area differs and the pain isn't always there but, it hurts to squat, walk up stairs, and run. Why?
I fell this morning, landing directly on my right knee on concrete. Have "road rash", bruising and swelling, as well as a distinct feeling of liquid around the kneecap, which is my main concern. Can flex and walk on it. Safe to treat at home?
Knee injury: The concern here would be a fracture of your patella(knee cap) in view of the type of trauma and the presence of knee swelling. We know that at the very least a contusion of the patella occurred. If pain and swelling are pronounced, get examined and an xray. In the meantime apply cold and elevate your leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
64yr old woman. Sharp pain in knee, feels like underneath knee cap only when knee is bent and general weakness. There is no swelling. What can it be?
Walking up/down stai: No as long as you do not have any medical problem with your knees, going up and down the stairs is not bad for your legs/knees.It is good for your overall health including heart, circulation and muscles.But if you have pathology in your knees or hips than consult your doctor if it should be done. ...Read more
Severe knee pain when i get up&down from any seat, up&down stairs, &trying to get off the floor is nearly impossible.My knees shake it hurts so bad.
Unusual: Late teenage female with severe bilateral knee pain with range of motion has an unusual problem. Absent a history of bilateral knee injury, these symptoms suggest an autoimmune arthritic problem or an inherited problem of joint hypermobility syndrome. A rheumatologist would be the type of medical specialist to consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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