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Knee Pain Walking Uphill
Would you suggest to use Total Crunch® if I have some knee pain when I walk (especially when going uphill)?
NotWhatCap'nOrdered: Anything that doesn't over-stress the knees (e.g. hyper-flex under stress) should be fine. To quote an eloquent forum commenter: "That machine is absolute trash. You'll never get enough resistance from it to get any training done... Exercise machines sold on television tend to be bullshit. If you are interested in general fitness try [something else]. IMHO, better to find a trainer to help you. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Medial knee pain on both knees. Aching very badly, pulsing, hurt to squat or walk uphill. Hurts after icing. Knees give out occasionally. Pain 10month?
See a doctor.: The first step in helping any problem is to know what the problem is. This symptom could be a mechanical problem, structural problem in the knee, a sign of arthritis, a problem with your foot or ankle, muscle weakness in the quadriceps muscle, or a referred pain from another area. At your age the most likely cause would be a prior injury, quadriceps muscle weakness, or early osteoarthritis. ...Read more
Determine the cause: Get it evaluated and determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more
See your doctor: You may have an injury that has not been treated or healed properly. There are many causes of knee pain including osteoarthritis which is a "wear-and-tear" arthritis from recurrent trauma to the joint leading to loss of cartilage. Football players and jackhammer users can develop this young (in 30's). See your doctor. You may benefit from referral to an orthopedic surgeon or physical therapist. ...Read more
A few thoughts: You have to consider what is behind the knee. There are blood vessels, tendons, muscles, knee joint. You have to consider each of these. When you are evaluated these will be looked at to try to clarify your symptoms. ...Read more
Many causes: The possibilities are many. Traumatic vs. Inflammatory causes are most likely. Have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
I fell on my knee and hit right under my knee. Pain below my knee when I stand but can walk on it?
To the knee with common symptoms: focal tenderness, effusion, inability to bear weight. Most soft tissue injuries, including internal derangements of the knee, although potentially disabling, do not usually need emergency treatment.
Rec. See your pcp for evaluation, imaging (ct/mri) and treatment. ...Read more
I have frequent knee pain and it catches quite frequently while walking. What should I do and what is causing this?
Can you tell me some causes of inside knee pain, at night, gets better if I walk around, hurts again, repeat walking?
Knee pain on the side and back of the knee. Pains while standing ip from sitting position and while walking downstairs.
What can alleviate knee pain? What are some solutions for knee pain for people who daily activity includes a lot of walking?
Define the problem: Your should first determine the cause of the pain and then you will know how best to treat it. ...Read more
Fell and now have severe knee pain when I push on it. Can walk and move fine. What have I done and what can be done for pain?
Be seen: It would probably be wise to be seen for an accurate diagnosis as there are multiple possibilities. The idea that you don't have pain with walking suggests the injured part may not bear weight, just one example of this is if you injured the patellafemoral joint, which typically may not cause pain with walking but may cause pain when " pushed on" as you put it. ...Read more
Have had severe knee pain for past 3 months. The pain is unbearable while walking and standing up. Knee Exercise hasn't been of any use.
What can cause severe knee pain while or after walking on knee for several hours? The front, side, and back of knee hurts after each work day.
Every morning I wake up with sharp knee pain. It doesn't matter which side I lay on it always hurts even though it goes away after walking.?
LT knee pain when walk only & if I bend knee, feels like knee is falling off & it gives out but pain goes away when I sit & is back by taking few step?
Yes, but start slowly with a distance (ehther it is half bloc or a mile) that does not produce pain during, after, or the next day. Then build up gradually, like by 10% each week. NEVER go into pain.
Exercise helps the moemtn of fluid in the joint, clenaing the cartilege of toxic products and bringing in nutrition. Just resting is not good for one. You need to get up and move. ...Read more
Patello-femoral: You are describing some of the symptoms commonly associated with patella-femoral pain. The most common cause is chondromalacia patella (softening of the cartilage under the knee cap / precursor to arthritis. Other cases include supra pr infrapatella tendonitis or partial tears. See an orthopedist and get evaluated. ...Read more
Seek eval: You need to be seen in-person by a doctor because we need to see the mechanics of your walking and your ankle. Hope this helps ...Read more
Varies: There are a number of possibilities including some form of inflammatory or structural issue with your knee. I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Disabling pain: Everyone is welcome to have some pain in the knee that comes and goes with activity. The pain is "serious" is if it is constant, effects your ability to function or sleep at night. If it causes you to limp, associated with swelling, locking, buckling, giving way and difficultly with stairs you should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Knee pain: Pain the knee can be due to tendonitis, plica, cartilage wear, synovitis, weakness, vitamin deficiency. Just too many possibilities without a proper diagnosis. If your knee hurts, start with a basic exercise program for your hips and knees and if your pain persists, or if you feel like the knee is giving out then I would see your orthopedist. ...Read more
Mild knee pain when bent. Can't bend more than 90 degrees without assistance. Walk and bear weight fine.
What would cause progressively worse knee pain that stems from behind the knee? It is painful to bend and to walk?
Several causes of pain behind the knee. I assume no recent trauma--you may have a baker's cyst--basically a collection of joint fluid extruded outside of the joint and formed sack there behind the knee...As it enlarges, it can cause pain and reduces ability to bend the knee.
A bit clot in the back can do so as well, but you don't have other symptoms to suggest that.
Consult your doc.
Good luck. ...Read more
My husband has had knee pain in the past, but yesterday his l knee was so bad he couldn't walk. Could it be water in the knees?
Possibly: It could be an inflammatory or a mechanical process. Have the knee examined and you will know for sure. ...Read more
Okay so I posted about having knee pain and being barely able to walk that knee pain is still there but somewhat diminished what should I do?
See your physician:
If seeing a pediatrician, they should be able to tell you what to do and what to avoid doing.
Avoid strenous exercises until cleared by the doctor.
Know your family medical history to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
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