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Knee Conditions In Children
Baker's Cyst: I believe you are referring to a Baker׳s cyst which is normally located behind the knee ...Read more
Some children have small spike like projection in the back of the elbow anb just beneath knee what is it? What is the treatment
Exostosis: You are probably referring to exostosis which are benign outgrowths of bone. There is usually no treatment, but just observing if they interfere with movement or causing pain then surgey is performedby an orthopedist. ...Read more
Hi there, both my children have sacral dimples and I have realised as an adult so do i. I have weakness with my knees and ibs. Should I consult my gp?
35 yrs old 4 children and have bad knee pain with nerve pain running down both legs especially when sitting down or in bed more pain when I go gym?
Good Examination: Not sure if your pregnancy history has a role in your current pain? There are some pregnancy related back problems. You have symptoms of discogenic pain and sciatica. At this point I would recommend a good history and examination to better diagnosis your problem. Therapy would be a good first step. However, not all therapy is the same; it is very dependent on the diagnosis and examination. ...Read more
I'm s mother to 4 young children I have very aching legs and sore knees I'm 33 yrsold I am a little low in vit d what can I do to improve the pain?
Aches: Aches can have many reason. First: you need to drink 60-80 oz of water per day. You also need to eat healthier with focusing on 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day, with drinking 2 cups of milk per day. You need 15 minutes of sun exposure to get enough vitamin D. Take supplements of vitamin D 400 units per day. Excercise 1 hour per day. Try to sleep well minimum 8 hours per day. ...Read more
I'm a mother of 4 children I had my last baby 3 months ago till now I feel so tired and weak in the knees and my legs ache towards the afternoon?
4 children: Congratulations on all of your babies. The days are long and the work is hard. But there's no greater accomplishment in life than raising our kids. On the surface, it looks like you're just plain exhausted. So try to carve out just a little time for yourself everyday. And let your doctor know how you feel so the appropriate medical evaluation can be performed. We need our moms to be healthy. ...Read more
Which conditions link brisk knee jerks and absent plantar response, amongst others symptoms such as.?
Nerve damage foot: Can be nerve damage in the leg/foot at the level of the knee, muscle weakness in the calf/leg, restriction/disease in ankle/foot joints preventing motion, or improperly performed test. Follow up with nerve conduction velocities and EMG studies with a neurologist. Other etiologies/causes are possible. If with severe pain, then immediate testing and evaluation for vascular compromise necessary. ...Read more
Different causes: The first challenge is to identify why your knee is painful. Common causes include arthritis, tears of the meniscal cartilage, chondromalacia of the patella, or loose bodies within the knee joint. See your doctor or get an orthopaedic surgeon to evaluate and get help with treatment. ...Read more
What conditions can cause bone lesion of the knee. I'm 70 lbs over weight. Dr found lesion in knee in xray.
My knees and ankles are hurting due to flat feet, overpronation and old injuries. Is there a way to treat all of these conditions?
Sure: Seek out a sports podiatrist who can explain to you a treatment plan to strengthen your entire kinetic chain. ...Read more
On left knee- inner, fatty part- I have several large bean size moveable, tender lumps. Conditions that could cause this? Cancer? Begnin cysts?
Yes, all of the abov: Asking same question daily would not help you and also wastes physician time. A visit to a doctor's office is the only solution to your concerns, so go see one please! ...Read more
I am 22.had ACL reconst. 7yrs ago&ORIF-IM nailing of tibia 2months ago. Now in recovery. Do this conditions may cz arthritis or other knee/muscle prob?
Does being on a cereal and wheat free high protein diet help wiith tendon issues in knee and chronic pain in feet ankle all long standing conditions?
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See orthopedist: There could be many reasons for 'heat' in the knee. Injury, infection and inflammation are common reasons for heat. Both traumatic and non-traumatic causes such as sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury, meniscus tear, rheumatologic diseases can cause inflammation and 'heat'. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more
Not really: Low impact exercises are typically recommended for patients with knee problems. Treadmills are typically higher impact than a stationary bike or elliptical machine. Nowadays, most treadmills are well cushioned and may lessen impact, but if the work out does not bother you, then it should be ok to exercise in this fashion. ...Read more
Goutmonosodium urate: There are different types of acid. The most common we associate knee pain and arthritis is gouty arthritis. Gout is related to a build up of uric acid in the body with increased uric acid storage and the deposition in the joints of sodium urate crystals (crystal related to uric acid). Uric acid crystals can be seen in the urine, but in the joint it is monosodium urate crystals. ...Read more
Go to Sports Med Doc: Knee pain can be caused by a variety of problems including osteoarthritis. Given that you are having bilateral knee pain, sounds like it is time to get an appropriate diagnosis so that hopefully we can help you in some preventative medicine, instead of allowing your problem to worsen. ...Read more
Many exercises: Some exercises that can be done at home (so long as they do not hurt) includes wall slides (back against the wall, slide down, but not past 90 degrees, hold position, feel the quads contract) and the strengthening part of these exercises: http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/pdfs/rehab_knee_6.Pdf however, if you have knee pain, should be examined by a dr first and consider physical therapy. ...Read more
Have someone kiss it: Just kidding. That pain can be annoying, but should go away quickly. Over the counter ointment can help. ...Read more
Location and symptom: Depending on the location and the symptoms you are having, you can figure out what might be wrong with your knee. Pain in the front of the knee typically points to problems with the knee cap, while pain on either the inside or outside of the knee can be caused by arthritis or meniscal tears. If the knee catches, locks or gives way, consult a physician. ...Read more
Many ways: Generally, stretching/flexibility and strengthening (including quads and hamstrings), keep mobile, exercise without overdoing it. Some exercises to consider: http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/pdfs/rehab_knee_6.Pdf (but depends on if you have pain/knee problems, in which case should be examined by a dr first). ...Read more
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