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Kind Exercises Knee Patient Firm Body
Exercise Bike: Recumbent or regular. 4-5 days per week x 30 minutes. Slowly increase resistance. On the days that you don't use the bike, go for a long walk. The walking is ok to start about 6 weeks post-op and thereafter. A stairmaster is another good leg strength alternative. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the second total knee operation usually bother patients less? Had a right 4 years ago and now having a left.
Each one different: Can't predict but there are things you can do to get ready. Ask for exercises you can do to strengthen the muscles that work the knee. Eat a healthy diet with lots of different fresh vegetables, cut way back on processed starchy foods; these measures cut inflammation in the body. After surgery, work hard with the physiotherapists to get that knee moving. Good luck! ...Read more
How can I straighten a leg that has been seemingly frozen, bent at the knee for nearly 3 weeks now? My patient is unable to assist, or comprehend.
See details: Go to the ER or see an orthopedist. It obviously is not going to resolve by itself. ...Read more
See below: The question is why you have a hemarthrosis or bloody fluid in your knee joint. You have not mentioned whether you on are on blood thinners or not. Recurrent bleeding in a knee joint can accelerate the development of oa. You need to see an ortho and get this under control before you have synvisc. ...Read more
I'm a recovered patella-femoral patient, but have recently been experiencing pain in my knees when doing everyday things. I am young, so any advice?
Patellofemoral pain: What do you mean by "i'm a recovered patella-femoral patient" - if that means you have had a patellofemoral arthroplasty or replacement of the joint please let me know. Otherwise, if you have had anterior knee pain in the past and now it has come back, it is usually a result of abnormal tracking. Exercise focused to keep your quadriceps strong to control your patellar tracking is important. ...Read more
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