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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
1,158 Doctors shared insights

Knee Pain (Overview)

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, inflammatory, and traumatic causes.


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Hip/groin pain clicking noise. It feels like my muscle/tendon gets stuck when walking. Also causing knee pain. Painful to walk. What could it be?

Hip/groin pain clicking noise. It feels like my muscle/tendon gets stuck when walking. Also causing knee pain. Painful to walk. What could it be?

Have it evaluated.: Locking and clicking are signs of soft tissue or meniscus damage. This needs to be evaluated and treated by a specialist to possibly prevent future complications. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
1,158 Doctors shared insights

Knee Pain (Overview)

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, inflammatory, and traumatic causes.


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What does left anterior knee pain mean? Is anterior the back of the knee?

What does left anterior knee pain mean? Is anterior the back of the knee?

Kneecap area.: Anterior knee pain refers to pain around the kneecap area, which is in the front of the knee. The back of the knee is the posterior side. ...Read more

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Knee pain (Tip)

Don't bend at the waist, bend your knees when lifting that toddler off the floor. Bend your knees! ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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How can I treat knee pain that only occurs while jogging?

How can I treat knee pain that only occurs while jogging?

Leg lifts: If you are a serious runner and have not strengthened your quadriceps muscle (the one above your knee) then the pain you are describing could be from your knee cap not staying in propper alignment. The quadriceps muscle helps keep the knee cap in its place. Also, if you are running on the street make sure you reverse direction everyday as the street is slanted toward the curb. ...Read more

Dr. Sheeja Francis Dr. Francis
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Knee pain (Tip)

Weight loss is crucial in reducing pain related to oa, especially in hands and knees. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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I recently had knee surgery and I want to know if euflexxia is effective in treating knee joint pain?

I recently had knee surgery and I want to know if euflexxia is effective in treating knee joint pain?

Possibly: If your orthopaedic surgeon identified arthritis in your knee at the time of your knee surgery, then euflexxa or one of the other "visco-supplementation" injections can be very effective. This should be done in conjunction with physical therapy and regular knee conditioning exercises. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for knee pain?

What's the treatment for knee pain?

Depends: It depends on the cause and duration. Get it checked out by your doctor, ortho, or sports medicine to determine the cause and best treatment. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Are there any effective home treatments for knee pain?

Are there any effective home treatments for knee pain?

Moist heat, Advil (ibuprofen): Those are usually effective treatment. You could some cream like voltran gel or Aspirin cream also. ...Read more

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Cure for knee pain?

Cure for knee pain?

Find diagnosis...: Check with a physician for a full history and physical to determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Knee pain (Tip)

Bend at the knees, rather than the back, to lift an object lower than the waist. ...See more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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Can you tell me how to get rid of knee pain?

Can you tell me how to get rid of knee pain?

See details: First of all you have to determine the cause. Then you will know the treatment. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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How to deal with and prevent knee pain after jogging?

How to deal with and prevent knee pain after jogging?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Ryan Dr. Ryan
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Knee pain (Tip)

Bend at the knees to pick up something. Don't bend at the waist. ...See more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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