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Knee Popping When Doing Jumping Jacks
No knee pain while playing but only while squating and climbing down stairs..Will quad strengthing help.
It can: Sounds like you have a problem under your knee cap(patella). Most stress in this area during squats and going down stairs (chondromalacia pattelli) . The corner stone of pt for it is quad exercises : straight leg raising, "quad sets" (tensing muscle while knee straight/isometrically)and pain free arc exercises. Many online resources for exercises http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=xwc4flssv6e. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee osteoarthritis. Advisable to add ankle weights when doing strengthening exercises like straight leg raise?
0kay: if no discomfortGet a more detailed answer ›
Thigh weakness: straightening leg from a bent and weight-bearing position (climbing stairs, squats, etc) = leg reflexively feels like buckling. Ideas?
Could be: A serious neurologic disorder. You need to see a doctor right away. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure what u mean: I am not clear on what the word "jugger" means. If it means "shakes" then it may indicate that you are using too much weight. I am also not clear on the purpose of doing these wrist flexion exercises. I tend to stick with functional exercises that come out of movements that are used in daily activities. ...Read more
Chronic knee pain exacerbated by exercise, crepitus, pain increases when walking down stairs, a feeling of something catching when walking down hill?
Intense ankle pain (front & lateral) prohibits climbing stairs, pivoting, running. No injury, full ROM w/o weight on it. What did/should I do? Thanks!
Ortho Eval needed: Seek evaluation by your orthopaedic surgeon. Along with a thorough examination of your ankle, X-rays would likely be obtained to assess for a potential loose body of osteophyte that may make stair climbing painful. Instability or ankle looseness would also be assessed as the anterior and lateral aspect of the ankle is where the main stabilizing ligaments are located. ...Read more
I have pain right above my knee when walking up stairs, running on elliptical machine, but not when walking or doing squats - for 2 months. Pls help?
Quad tendinitis: you will need a steroid injectionGet a more detailed answer ›
LOOSE BODIES: Loose bodies may have formed post surgery. Also possible the plastic surface has creacked. ...Read more
Extreme knee pain when rolling over or bending/straightening while in bed. Almost painfree after standing up & walking. Could it be torn meniscus?
Overextended my knee playing bball yesterday. Extreme pain for 1-2 minutes, today only hurts when leg straight. Hyperextension? Recovery period?
Knee pain: Most likely some ligamentous damage. Ligaments take up to 6 week to heal and at your age it should get better. However, if there is some instability, you should see an orthopedic surgeon withut wasting time with a non-specialist doctor. ...Read more
Jumped exercising 1 month ago, felt sharp pain under kneecap and inside of knee. still feel pain when exercising, mainly squatting and walking stairs.
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