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Doctor insights on: List Of Knee Exercises

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What are some examples of spine strengthening exercises?

What are some examples of spine strengthening exercises?

Spine strengthening: Check out http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/PDFs/Rehab_Spine_5.pdf & http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/01/health/hansraj-spine/ for examples of spine strengthening exercises. ...Read more

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What are the good rehab exercises for medial (inner) elbow tendinitis?

What are the good rehab exercises for medial (inner) elbow tendinitis?

Shoulder rehab: Medial epicondylitis can be very frustrating and resistant to most treatments such as stretching, ice, etc. Injections can be beneficial, as can phoresis (performed by physical therapist). However, the current theory is that both types of epicondylitis: medial ("golfer") and lateral ("tennis") are actually due to shoulder instability/weakness that causes high stress to be referred to the elbow. ...Read more

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What types of exercises are recommended for rehabilitating from chondromalacia patella?

What types of exercises are recommended for rehabilitating from chondromalacia patella?

Quad balance strengt: Knee cap problems are frequently related to imbalance of the quads with "overdeveloped" lateral quads and "underdeveloped" medial quads. ...Read more

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What are the different symptoms for knee tendonitis and patellar tendinitis?

What are the different symptoms for knee tendonitis and patellar tendinitis?

Tendonitis: Pain and swelling at the anterior knee, worse with getting up from a seated position, worse with stairs, squats, lunges, etc. May have some localized warmth, numbness, or tingling. ...Read more

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What are some good stretches or exercises for patella tendinitis?

What are some good stretches or exercises for patella tendinitis?

Patella exercises: Reduce your activity level on things that you notice bother your knee. Quad stretch lie on back bending knee and touching to floor, foot near buttock. Avoid deep squats. Avoid lunges all together. Avoid stairs when possible. Stretch before and after exercise. Ice after exercise. Perform leg presses with light weight only the last 30 degrees. Same with squats. Bicycle seat high just reaching pedals. ...Read more

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Are there any tendons in back of the leg below the knee besides the Achilles tendon?

Are there any tendons in back of the leg below the knee besides the Achilles tendon?

Yes: The plantaris tendon and posterior tibialos tendon both arise from posterior muscles of the leg and connect to the foot. The Achilles' tendon is the largest of the posterior tendons. ...Read more

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What leg strengthening exercises are the best for knee strengthening?

Terminal extension: The last 30-40 degrees of extension strengthening are the safest on the knee. Leg presses, squats, knee extension exercises that focus on the last 30-40 degrees of motion can create good strength and mass without stressing the knee cap or meniscus significantly. Lunges put high stresses on the knee. ...Read more

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What are the risks of knee injury connected to sport climbing?

What are the risks of knee injury connected to sport climbing?

Varies: It varies in part based upon your level of confitioning and whether you are able to avoid obvious injury such as a fall. Over use injuries can include tendon injuries to the patellar tendon and hamstrings. Ligaments that can be injured in a fall can include the mcl, lcl, ACL, and PCL. ...Read more

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Are there strengthening exercises for Achilles tendonitis?

Are there strengthening exercises for Achilles tendonitis?

Achilles: Resistance traning would be helpful but remember to stretch before and after. ...Read more

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Besides hip dislocation and hip fracture, what are other side effects of hip replacement surgery?

Besides hip dislocation and hip fracture, what are other side effects of hip replacement surgery?

Notable risks: Blood clot - in legs or lungs infection fracture of femur loosening or wear of the implant over time (think of your new hip like tires on your car, more miles = less time that they last) nerve injury bleeding change in leg length. ...Read more

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Are there physical precautions and diet control for osteoarthritis of knee?

Are there physical precautions and diet control for osteoarthritis of knee?

Yes: With osteoarthritis of the knee it is important to maintain proper body weight since every bit of extra weight magnifies the forces the knee feels. Physical precautions include limiting pounding and twisting activities. ...Read more

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What are the core symptoms of ankle arthritis?

What are the core symptoms of ankle arthritis?

Pain: Arthritic ankles are usually painful, swollen and may develop stiffness or loss of motion. Sometimes they "lock" pop or feel notable. Often symptoms are aggravated by weight bearing. ...Read more

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What are some good rehab exercises for a knee ligament injury?

What are some good rehab exercises for a knee ligament injury?

Depends: My answer to you is to see pm&r physician and see good physical therapist for home exercises program. Do not search internet to save money. ...Read more

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I'm looking for specific exercises to help with runners knee (besides stretching, rolling, ice and rest). ?

I'm looking for specific exercises to help with runners knee (besides stretching, rolling, ice and rest).  ?

Quad strenghtening: Work on leg extension exercises and strengthening the quad muscles. Don't forget to work to balance the hamstrings as well. ...Read more