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Knee Pain When Descending Stairs
Knee pain started after the gym. For days now, i've been doing gymnastics again without pain but only hurts when i climb/descend stairs. What do I have? What do I have to do?
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to strengthen your quads to improve tracking, and avoiding deep knee bending activities. Also oral or topical nsaids can be of benefit, as well as a brace. Injection of cortisone or hyaluronic acid also very popular. If all else fails, then scope. ...Read more
After an extended hike, I have knee pain in multiple places but no swelling--very difficult to descend stairs. Any advice beyond RICE?
Knee cap problems: Or chondromalcia.The most common symptom of this problem is knee pain that increases when you walk up or down stairs. Simple treatments — such as rest and ice — often help, and motrin, but sometimes physical therapy or even surgery is needed to ease patellofemoral pain. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have knee pain on the outside of my knee and sometimes on the inside. Walking hurts but going up stairs is very painful. No direct injury. Cause?
Severe knee pain when i get up&down from any seat, up&down stairs, &trying to get off the floor is nearly impossible.My knees shake it hurts so bad.
Unusual: Late teenage female with severe bilateral knee pain with range of motion has an unusual problem. Absent a history of bilateral knee injury, these symptoms suggest an autoimmune arthritic problem or an inherited problem of joint hypermobility syndrome. A rheumatologist would be the type of medical specialist to consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get really bad knee pain and it gets really hard to walk up stairs or move things around. I exercise and stretch Im only 19 is there something wrong?
Something wrong: You need to see your primary doctor. If he/she can help you that's fine. If not you will be referred to a joint specialist. Have your doctor refer you. ...Read more
What might be causing my knee pain and what should I do about it? I have pain along the outside of my l knee that only hurts when i go up and down stairs or move from a sitting to standing position. There is no redness or swelling. I have not done anyt
Chronic knee pain exacerbated by exercise, crepitus, pain increases when walking down stairs, a feeling of something catching when walking down hill?
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