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Knee Problems When Walking Uphill
I have had an injury on my knee from doing step ups with a heavy weight. I don't run and walking s a problem still after so long. Why?
Impossible to: Tell without adequate examination. But meniscus or ligament injury is possible. It will probably not improve with time. So get to an orthopedic surgeon for proper evaluation. ...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
My knees swell and now my ankles on both sides are swelling and I can't walk too well. What could be the problem?
I'm having knee problems in which my knee swells and gives out a lot when I'm walking on. Is there any help for me?
I'm having knee problems. My knees pops out of place from time to time. Now it hurts to walk. What can I do for this?
Can walking for 2 hours a day cause problem in the cartilage of my knees. Please explain to me. Also I am taking glucosamine 1000mg daily.?
My knee has been giving me problems for a while now. I have pain when walk up&down steps and I have discomfort when walking on a flat surface.
The answer depends on quite a few factors.
Where is the pain specifically?
What is your age?
Other mechanical symptoms? Swelling, Clicking? ...Read more
I'm 27 years old and have never had problems with my knees but now my knees have started to hurt, when walking, stairs & sitting what could be the cause?
Patellofemoral: Often kneecap pain will cause more pain going down hill. ...Read more
I have a problem when cycling up hill, my knees feel like they are burning, have to get off and walk, cycling on the flat is no problem?
Varies: There are many potential causes. In general, bicycling uphill is going to require more forced to be applied to propel you forward than riding on level ground. So one condition, for example, would be if you were developing chondromalacia of the patella and when you are putting more force on it while going uphill it is becoming symptomatic. Consider being seen. ...Read more
Whenever I walk up stairs orwork out my left knee clicks and feels like its grinding. Is this a major problem?
Patellofemoral Syndr: Pf syndrome is the most common cause of non-traumatic knee pain (and clicking) and is especially common in young females. It is caused by an imbalance between the knee hinge and the muscles of the thigh, the quadriceps, and often develops after a recent period of increased physical activity like sports. Fortunately, it's easily and effectively treatable with physical therapy so go get some! ...Read more
I'm an otherwise healthy young male, but my knee painlessly pops when walking up stairs. Should I get it looked at to avoid long term problems?
Not surgical: There are several causes. You should be evaluated sooner than later. ...Read more
So I had played 6 games of volleyball in a tourney, so now I can't straighten out my knee when I walk, but I can laying down. What's the problem?
What can I do to help a cartilage problem with my knee had physio but still in pain dose walking and standing a lot make it worse? What else is ther
Depends on problem: There are many different types of cartilage problems, including focal cartilage injuries and more extensive cartilage degeneration as seen in osteoarthritis. There can be partial or full thickness defects. The best trestment depends on the type of cartilage injury. A precise diagnosis by your by your sports med doc with the help of xray, MRI or arthroscopy can determine the best treatment. ...Read more
Can't walk because my knee hurts so bad of two days ofeasy softball practice have had knee problems in past have had cortisone and scope. Shot again?
My knee hurts walking up and down stairs or when I'm doing anything really. It doesn’t give me problems when it's stretched out. What's wrong with it?
Arthritis?: Can 't be sure. Since you are pregnancy it may be a mechanical problem. It could be muscle about the knee or bursitis or tendonitis. I am not certain which knee you are discussion, whether it locks, is it swollen, what is the results of you laboratory tests. Since you are pregnant would hold off X-rays. Ultrasound of the knee or MRI if indicated or even an ultrasound of the knee - bot ...Read more
I'm having knee problems It hurts to walk. Didn't do anything to it I'm not sure what's wrong. It's on the outside of both knees but left is the worst?
See an orthopedist: Why wait and chance things getting worse.? ...Read more
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
Feeling shaky knees from past 1 month the problem is increasing gradually started from difficulty in climbing stairs now cant walk properly. Age=24/F?
See your doctor ASAP: Whenever someone is 24 and gradually loses the ability to walk normally, it needs evaluation. You should see your doctor or a neurologist ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
After my knee surgeries back in ('05 rt &'06 lt) I'm still having problems walking & going up & down stairs. Going down I can only go backwards.
My leg is not straght such as anthor people, and sometimes my leg its have pain, and my knee its pain when I run or walk, what's is the proplem?
Knee problems: Accurate diagnosis of your leg problem would require a thorough history, examination and likely x-rays. Can't diagnose with the available information. Take care. ...Read more
My dad (60) had CABG before 2 years He go walking regularly. Now having knee problem and he is unable to go walking. How to maintain health now?
Other Exercise: Depending on your location, swimming is often a good choice for aerobic exercise to keep heart healthy when walking is not an option. Arm exercises like placing a bicycle upside down and using the foot pedals with the hands also can be done. Lastly, check to see if knee problems could be easily helped with medications, injection, or minor operations. Good luck; I'm glad you care about your dad! ...Read more
Male, age 30. My left knee has begun hurting - particularly when walking down stairs. It also feels swollen. Any tips on what might be the problem?
In a three day period, my knees both began to ache, then to be in excruciating pain when I stand and walk. I have had no problems with my knees before?
I have a knee pain when I run, but when I walk or do aerobics it's fine what could be the problem?
Knee pain: The good news is that low impact exercises doesn't cause the pain. This most likely suggests mild osteoarthritis of the knee. The best treatment is to include exercises that help to strengthen the quadriceps muscles. I would also do as it seems like you are doing which is to incorporate different exercises in your routine to include some cardio, core exercises (both for back and abs), and legs. ...Read more
Since December last year I've had problems with my right knee, it's sore when going downstairs, when I put full weight on it when walking.?
Both of my knees are sore to the touch no problem running or walking is this a sign of things to come should I be putting lubricant on them?
My knees hurt when I stand, walk or exercise. When I sit for long periods my heels hurt too. What could be the problem and how can I treat it? Help
Patellofemoral Pain: This sounds like pain due to the pressure of the Patella (Knee Cap) against the thigh bone. This can be improved with NSAIDs, but the definitive treatment might be PT to improve the strength of the feet, calves and hips to take some of the stress off the Patellofemoral Joint ...Read more
Have had problems with R knee since December. Today I was kneeling down... Ever since my knee locks and my leg feels weak when walking! Any advice?
My mother fallen and her knee ball sliped. Now the knee ball is correct position. But she is very scared to walk or fold the knee. Is there any problem f?
Absolutely: For bones to "slip" out of position, the complex soft tissues (ligaments ; tendons, etc) which held the bone in place previously were torn. These tissues take months to rebuild plus rebuilding based on body structure after injury, at a below cellular through larger scale. Thus knee will be easier to dislocate again, at least for months. Use powerfully influences rebuilding thus use carefully. ...Read more
Pain in bottom of foot when walking or standing across the ball of foot. Have had knee problem for a while?
I'm 25, having pain on my left knee, it doesn't hurt when I walk, run r rollerblade, but when I do squats, what can be the problem?
I have a kind of ache in my legs thigh and knee, it pains sometimes but I don't have any problem in walking can you please help.?
Depends: It depends where exactly the pain is and what makes it better or worse. Can you characterize it? You could have a problem with the ligament or joints in your hip/knee. ...Read more
When I kneel on my left knee I get a burning pain on the outside of my knee. No other pain is present and I can run sprint walk with no problems.
Injury OR not: You may have injured your knee by whacking it somewhere without realizing it recently and now the area is stinging every time you put pressure on it...OR...you're simply compressing one or some of the cutaneous nerves around the knee in that position...wear a kneepad. OR there's a structural issue with the knee or cap. Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
My knee has been like prefab. There were detaching problem. Latter on weaken my left leg. Know I feel pain while walking. Now associated with groin pain.
I fell on my knee and now it hurts and now it feels like I have water sensation running down my leg? I have bad sciatic problems and can barely walk.
Have to see doctor: You may have sustained internal injury to knee joint (ligaments, meniscus etc), you have to see orthopedic surgeon for tests and treatment, delay may cause severe damage. ...Read more
Had total knee replacement 8/15/2012 went back to work 10/22 no problem I walk on concrete at work today it swell big and my ankle?
My mom is over weight & she has a problem. In knee joints, she feels difficult to even walk few doctors suggested her to take D-Rise?
While taking depo began to have bad knee pains joined military and pain worsened hard to walk up and down stairs loss of bone density the problem?
Diagnosed unknown problem with muscles in my hips since age 6, causes knees and ankles to turn in when walking. Pain and burning sensation more often?
Femoral anteversion: On of the more common causes of "In/toeing" is known as femoral anteversion, in which the femoral neck of the hip is angular end anteriorly. This can cause a person to swing the leg internally at the hip to try to out it in a more neutral position. It can be associated with symptoms along the tensor fascia Lata that can cause hip and knee pain. Therapy can often help dramatically for symptoms. ...Read more
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