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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more

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I have inner knee pain that hurts all the way down my shin bone what could this be ?

I have inner knee pain that hurts all the way down my shin bone what could this be ?

Thigh muscle: If you knee is normal, the pain can come from injured muscle and fascia in your thigh/leg. The injured areas will be tender, and there will be at least one ropey cord of muscle with knots in it. This pain is called myofascial pain. Seek a massage therapist, physical therapist who can do dry needling, or an accupuncturiest. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try and determine 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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Can knee pain lead to shin pain?

Can knee pain lead to shin pain?

Possible: See a sports medicine specialist to determine what to do for your issues. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have leg and knee pain while taking levaquin? Especially in the shins?

Is it normal to have leg and knee pain while taking levaquin? Especially in the shins?

Possible: Levaquin can increase the risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture. It is possible that you leg pain - depending upon location, could be a symptom of medication induced tendinitis. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Strengthen muscles around the joint
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Use a brace for activity when needed
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Eat a healthy diet and take vitamins
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Hi there, i have been medically diagnosed with shin splints, and over the last few days have had constant knee pain, can this be linked?

Yes: Usually from overuse and quite common in runners and athletes. You can try OTC Advil or Aleve, if not allergic and I always suggest and orthopedic evaluation with x rays to rule out a stress fracture. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Avoid hard soled footwear
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Exercise the knees while sitting
daily
Climb stairs gently
every 4 hours
Perform thigh-strengthening exercises
daily

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