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Can knee orthoritis cure with exercises?

Can knee orthoritis cure with exercises?

No : One can't cure arthritis. It is like the tires wearing down on your car. You can't just slap some rubber back on. Exercises, however, can be helpful to maintain range of motion and strength which can help the joint function better and decrease pain. ...Read more

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How can I put an end to fat knees with exercise?

How can I put an end to fat knees with exercise?

By losing body fat!: This is a common question answered by many docs on healthtap! you cannot spot-lose weight. Weight loss will occur in your entire body. However, by building muscle you can firm up your legs and improve tone. But you cannot selectively lose weight from one site! ...Read more

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What is the benefit of high knee jacks exercise ?

What is the benefit of high knee jacks exercise ?

Several: You can get similar benefits of exercise with high knee jacks as with jogging but with less stress on your joints. They also strengthen your arm, leg and abdominal muscles and don't require much space. You can adjust the intensity of your work out by varying the speed. With athletic shoes, sports wear & an even surface, 20 minutes of high jacks give you a good, safe & efficient workout. ...Read more

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Can there be exercises that will align your knees?

Can there be exercises that will align your knees?

Not really: Exercises can help with knee dynamics such as a knee cap that tends to sublux laterally. Muscle strengthening can help center the knee as you flex/extend, but the actual bone alignment is not affected. ...Read more

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Any exercises i can do at home that will fix knee crepitus?

Any exercises i can do at home that will fix knee crepitus?

Crepitus: Crepitus or cracking underneath the patella or kneecap is often a sign that early wear is occurring in the facets of the kneecap. One can try to improve the vmo strength of your quad to improve patella tracking that may offset the crepitus but often times exercise may not change or alter the sounds of crepitus. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are exercises to make my knee stronger?

Can you tell me if there are exercises to make my knee stronger?

Regular muscle work: By strengthening the muscles around your knee (quadriceps, hamstrings, and calf muscles) you can make your knees more stable and therefore "stronger". This can be achieved through a dedicated exercise program. Strong muscles will aid the ligaments of the joint in stabilizing your knee. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some good exercises that will not hurt my knees?

Can you tell me some good exercises that will not hurt my knees?

Exercises: Depends on if you have an underlying knee problem (e.g. Knee cap or deeper knee condition), but generally would be avoiding deep knee bends/squats, esp with weights, and favoring short arc knee range of motion (not > 90 degrees knee bending). ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good exercises to strengthen my knees?

Knee strength: Quad, ham, core, ankle stability, vmo, start with short arc and progress as tolerated. ...Read more

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I have runner's knee, what exercises can I do to strengthen my knee?

I have runner's knee, what exercises  can I do to strengthen my knee?

Treatment options: My suggestions to patients with patella tendonitis consist of rice, anti-inflammatories (oral/ topical), quad stregthening, lower extremity stretching. I also may suggest ice massage, or counterforce bracing. If the above list does not help then you may want to consider discussing prp with your physician based on some recent literature (http://drmarkgalland.Com/category/knee/). ...Read more

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