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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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Had knee surgery to repair torn meniscus. It was recommended to ride stationary bike as part of recovery. Is an upright or recumbent bike better?

Had knee surgery to repair torn meniscus. It was recommended to ride stationary bike as part of recovery. Is an upright or recumbent bike better?

Start recumbent: Using an upright bike will put more pressure on your knee while it is healing and is not recommended, while a recumbent bike has less pressure and helps to keep range of motion of joint and maintain muscle tone. So, start with recumbent bike after surgery. When the knee is feeling better and stronger, then you can shift to an upright bike. ...Read more

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My knees and right under my knees hurt so bad, what should I do?

My knees and right under my knees hurt so bad, what should I do?

Many causes: There are many possible causes. You will get the most benefit from seeing a orthopedic / sports med doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Knees Hurt After Walking Exercising?

Knees Hurt After Walking Exercising?

Knee pain: Most likely degenerative joint disease. See your primary care doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt after I go for a run?

Why do my knees hurt after I go for a run?

Couple of things: You may have an inbalance of your feet and knees.
Your shoes may be worn out.
Try using and orthotic to give shock absorbtion and stability to your feet. ...Read more

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I'm 24 and I teach zumba, why do my knees hurt?

I'm 24 and I teach zumba, why do my knees hurt?

Many possibilities.: Most likely it is due to overuse, but it could be due to a lot of different reasons. Knee pain can be due to gout, infection, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt walking downhill but not uphill?

Patellofemoral: Often kneecap pain will cause more pain going down hill. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my knees hurt at 15 years old?

What do you suggest if my knees hurt at 15 years old?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Why do my heels and knees hurt in the am on arising?

Why do my heels and knees hurt in the am on arising?

PF and OA: Your heel may hurt as a result of plantar fasciitis which is often related to first step pain in the morning. This can respond well to stretching or night time splinting. Your knees may hurt as a result of arthritis and again related to early motion pain caused by stiffness that occurs at night, that typically gets better with some activity and worse towards end of day. Try otc and stretching. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt in the morning whenever I eat meat?

Why do my knees hurt in the morning whenever I eat meat?

No relationship: Unfortunately, there is no physical relationship between meat consumption and joint pain. ...Read more

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My Knees Hurt & Wen I Walk They Or Move Em They Hurt Worser Whyy?

My Knees Hurt & Wen I Walk They Or Move Em They Hurt Worser Whyy?

The only way 2 get-: -an answer is 2 B Cn by an orthopedic surgeon & have a hands on xam and a history taken & possible imaging ...Read more

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Please explain why does my knees hurt in the morning whenever I eat food that contains meat continuously?

See MD: Very difficult to say without examining you. However, high protein intake and associated knee pain in a middle- aged male w/ no history of knee injury is suggestive of gout.See your pcp for evaluation and lab work. The best way to know 'for sure' if it is gout is to have your knee aspirated and the fluid looked at by an experienced pathologist. Uric acid crystals are classically -" birefringent" ...Read more

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My knees hurt when I bend  down.  ( i.e., . to pick up something). What can be done about this?  Does glucosamine and hydrodyn really work?

My knees hurt when I bend  down.  ( i.e., . to pick up something). What can be done about this?  Does glucosamine and hydrodyn really work?

Evidence Lacking: The use of glucosamine chondroitin is a very popular over the counter supplement that many people take for osteoarthritis. Research is mixed on its efficacy. Some research indicates that the glucosamine sulfate version may be the one that works. Often people look towards the more expensive combination of glucosamie and msm. It would be good to see an orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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My knees hurt when I run? Why and what can I do?

My knees hurt when I run? Why and what can I do?

Get it checked: First of all it is not normal for knee joint to hurt when running, so need to have it checked to find the cause so that it can be treated
meanwhile I will suggest do not run, give your knee a rest till you know the cause of pain. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my knees hurt so badly when I run?

Knee pain: Running is a great way to burn calories, but can be hard on your joints...Especially your knees. "runner's knee" is a common inflammatory issue related to patella femoral pain syndrome that will cause pain in front. On the outside of the knee, it band syndrome is an inflammatory issue often related to running. Injuries to cartilage can occur as well. See your doctor for further info. ...Read more

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How come both my knees hurt when I walk down the stairs?

How come both my knees hurt when I walk down the stairs?

Weak ligaments: Stretched out and weak ligaments cause false motion in the knees and the muscles go into overdrive to keep the joint somewhat secure while walking steps.

Prolotherapy is the treatment of choicec for rectifying this problem without surgery or drugs.

Visit www. Proloshot. Com or www. Getrprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org for information and for a doctor to help you. ...Read more

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My daughter is a competitive swimmer and her knees hurt. What could be causing it?

Chondromalacia: Knee pain in a young female is likely chondromalacia although an exam and imaging studies are needed to define the cause. ...Read more

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Both my legs swell and hurt, its made my knees hurt, as well as my feet?

Have it evaluated: There can be many possible causes for your symptoms, too many to really list. See a doctor and have the problems properly evaluated. ...Read more

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My knees hurt,what can I do?

My knees hurt,what can I do?

Check stability: Instability is the most common cause, but evaluation for arthritis and for ligament and meniscus damage is important. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt in the cold?

Why do my knees hurt in the cold?

Arthritic: Many pts. With osteoarthritis have arthralgias when temperatures go down. It is probably the most common reason. A very low possibility would be cold agglutinins present in your blood. Consult with a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My knees hurt after doing deadlifts.

My knees hurt after doing deadlifts.

Check with a trainer: Have an experienced trainer check on your form. If the problem continues change your exercise --- the particular exercise isn't worth years of bad knees. ...Read more

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I'm only 26 why do my knees hurt so bad?

I'm only 26 why do my knees hurt so bad?

Look at your feet: See if you are pronated or flatfooted as this is one thing from a podiatric point of view that could cause knee pain. If this is the case you can try an orthotic. Of course the are other causes of knee pain...but I thought I'd throw that out there.. ...Read more

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Could standing on bad knees hurt your back?

Standing on knees: Standing on bad knees that do not straighten fully or have deformity can cause some back issues. Also a bad back can sometimes cause hip, knee and leg pain. Have this checked out by an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt when my knees are bent?

Why do my knees hurt when my knees are bent?

Hard to say: Flexed knees increase tension on the patellar tendon and compression on the patella articulate surface. Flexed knees also pinch on the posterior horns of you meniscus. ...Read more

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My knees hurt when I do lunges. What am I doing wrong?

Maybe nothing: Common - check with your technique on your lunges- wrong technique can hurt your knee. Also, you may already have some chondromalacia under your knee cap and that can be painful with lunges. If it persists, see an ortho knee specialist ...Read more

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My knees hurt every morning I wake up, what happen to me?

My knees hurt every morning I wake up, what happen to me?

Inflammation: If pain occurs during the night or when you wake, it's a good bet you have inflammation, particularly if you have little or no pain in motion. See a rheumatologist. If not start out with your pcp. ...Read more

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Knees hurt and give out when I stand up after sitting for hours?

Knee hurt give out: Symptoms og knee pain and feeling of knee giving out is most of the times due to ligament injury. The knee is held together by ligamentsand feeling of instabiity and giving out is due to a tear in one of the knee ligament. You should see your doctor or an orthpedic specialist and may need a MRI if indicated after exam to find out if there is torn ligament. ...Read more

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Almost every time I exercise both my knees hurt. What could be happening?

See below: You could have injured your knees or you have arthritis. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more