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Kneeling Posture Chair
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
Evaluation first: The elderly are not restricted from exercise. You say that you have kyphosis. Is this due to fractures secondary to osteoporosis? You should see your pcp & be evaluated. A metabolic evaluation & cardiovascular evaluation should be performed. If calcium deficiency is found then take corrective diet changes. If a healthy heart is there, then contact a physical therapist & start an exercise program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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
Commom problem: Get a plastic blow up seating donut form the drug store ( they are pretty cheap) use it while sitting and wait for it to get better beyond that there is not much to do for these types of problems. ...Read more
Both: Unfortunately, one of earliest muscle groups to lose control of is the quads and hip flexors. These are the muscles needed to stand from a squatting condition. Deconditioning will also affect the same muscles. Fortunately, you can strengthen them with straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle (slow) stairclimbing. ...Read more
30,M.BMI22Chronic knee pain1yr Sitting on chair and bending knees increases while mild squats reduces painI sit long duration to studyMRI- NAD.Reason?
Knee pain : It sounds like you have patellofemoral syndrome given the knee pain but it could be osteoarthritis being that it is involving both of your knees. And MRI would reveal any form of ligament tear do you have the results of this? For for starters I would get x-rays to evaluate if you have osteoarthritis first. ...Read more
30,M.Chronic knee pain,1yr. Sitting on chair and bending knees increases while mild squats reduces pain.I sit long duration to study.MRI- NAD. Reason?
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A stationary bike is: best as you can ease the insult to your joints. But 4 osteoporosis then plain walking on level ground is best, as well as gentle arm weight exercises. This puts some stress on your non weight bearing bone and aids in treating bothoosteoporosis as well as sarcopenia or muscle loss. Bones need to be stressed to remain healthy. ...Read more
Knee osteoarthritis. Advisable to add ankle weights when doing strengthening exercises like straight leg raise?
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Joint instability at hip and knee, weakness from hip to outer thigh to outer knee. Pain lifting leg - climbing stairs and kicking leg backwards. Why?
I am experiencing dizziness (worsened by: changing head position, after exercise, hot weather, lying flat, sitting upright, prolonged standing) , ...
I have a kneel problem for awhile now but I have noticed is that when I sit on a chair for longer period, I try to stand up, walk I feel pain on the?
Experiencing bouts of lightheadedness; often after bending or kneeling. No BG trouble hx. Checked lately- fasting has ranged 59-74. Dr? Or Not needed?
Positional dizziness: Positional dizziness can be a sign that there is some problem with maintaining blood flow to the brain. A thorough discussion of symptoms and medical history will be needed before a physician can begin to give recommendations. Many times, symptoms occur as a medication side effect, dehydration, viral illness, diet change; but there will be clues for a physician to narrow the list. Good luck! ...Read more
Iliotibial band: It is hard to be sure without an exam, but that sounds like a condition called iliotibial band syndrome. It's a large tendon that runs from the hip, down the outside of the thigh, and attaches just across the knee. It gets inflammed sometimes and causes these types of symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pressure/weight: The pressure applied to it from your weight pushing down on it when kneeling. An underlying condition such as arthritis may be present, which is exacerbated by kneeling as stated above. If it continues, get an eval which may include knee X-rays. Good luck to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Patellar pressure: I agree with dr hadied, but since you feel this when you kneel this suggests pre-patellar bursitis. This is the bursa on top of the kneecap. Sometimes this bursa can swell and even get infected. Burning is a little unusal symptom, usually it is pain. Burning could be due to an effect on the nerves around the knee. Do both knes burn, or just one side. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is kneeling down for a few of seconds (giving food to dog) or cleaning the floor with a jogger for 10 minutes considered a heavy work after IVF?
Activity post IVF: No need to worry. Such simple activities after IVF are okay. Just avoid heavy lifting. ...Read more
I have osgood-schlatters disease.i should almost be done growing but I still have pain and cannot kneel without pain. What is the next step for treatm?
Pain management: I have seen it get painful enough that the patients need to go on crutches and use a full leg brace to limit stress on the knees. You are correct that this should be over soon, and that is a good thing.What you may not like is the fact you may sometimes have to stop most physical activity and take anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen to manage the pain.I can't offer anything else. ...Read more
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How long after Fulkerson osteotomy can I have the screws removed? They are becoming painful when I kneel.
6-12 months after: This is an excellent question I get asked on a semi-routine basis from my patients. In my practice, we confirm with x-rays that the osteotomy healed. If the x-rays show healing, I prefer to leave the screws in for 12 months after surgery prior to removing them. However, I have removed the screws at 6 months after surgery if there is a compelling reason to do so, such as severe kneeling pain. ...Read more
Why do I get a large amount of pain going along the length of my right shin whenever i get up from a kneeling position?
For a few weeks now, my lower back will itch/tingle (pins & needles like) when I bend or kneel down. What can cause this?
Dry skin: What you described could be due to dry skin in winter. Try using an emollient or moisturizer liberally at night. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I have kneel pain when ever I want to climb a staircase ,what kind of drugs can I take? I don't have swelling or brushes on my kneels
Patellofemoral syndr: The kneeling problem most likely reflects a loss of cartilage under the knee cap and the pressure drives this into a groove in the femur which causes the pain. Arthritis. He still needs an X-ray and good exam to correctly diagnose this, and then formulate a treatment plan. Get going ...Read more