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My Knees Hurt After I Ride A Recumbent Bike
Depends: Pain could be due to patellar tendonitis (try knee strap) or irritated/early wear of the cartilage area around the patella (try knee sleeve with a cutout for knee cap). Other causes could include a plica and osgood schlatters. For starters avoid stairs, knee extension machines, deep knee squats, lunges etc. Try ice, therapy, nsaid'. If persists see an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conditioning: If you are a rider doing regular exercise/riding, you may feel some fatigue/soreness after prolonged ride, but should not be painful. If this is something you just started, then it is quite common to have lower back pain because of prolonged bending position riding on a bike. It should get better with training. So, take it easy at first. If not better, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
My left knee hurts when i drive in long traffic jams, when I do walking lunges or when i ride a bicycle. My doctor thinks it wear. What it can be?
My left knee was hit yesterday next to kneecap while playing basketball. I can bend my knees, run, walk, etc. but it aches a bit?
Contusion: This sounds like a contusion/bruise. If just a bruise, you should recover within 1-2 weeks. Rest, ice and ibuprofen or naproxen can help reduce symptoms. Return to sports when the pain has resolved and you have no swelling. If I can be of help, then join my care team & virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
I have a burning feeling on my knee just from pushing a chair with my knee or sliding my knee on my bed. Im 19, play soccer and lift weights.
See Dr.: You may have sprained a ligament or tendon in your knee, or have some inflammatory reaction going on. You seem to be very active with sports and weight lifting, so i would see a dr. For a clinical exam and get a diagnosis you so you can be treated effectively. Good luck. ...Read more
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Try : Try stretching out before activity.Get a more detailed answer ›
Go to nearest ER: Need to rule out a cardiac contusion ...Read more
I have pain right above my knee when walking up stairs, running on elliptical machine, but not when walking or doing squats - for 2 months. Pls help?
Quad tendinitis: you will need a steroid injectionGet a more detailed answer ›
I ran 4 miles yesterday and did a leg workout at the gym. Well now my hip hurts when I walk/ put pressure on it. It's also poping when I walk. Ingury?
Muscle cocontraction: Muscle co-contraction is characterized by local muscle soreness, restricted range of motion, pain that is increased with movement of the injured part. The use of moist heat, good rest and NSAID treatment for 1—2 weeks is recommended for this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have soreness in my hip and knee after I run. My knees are stiff when sitting or bent. What's going on?
I was gorge walking Thursday (walking in rivers climbing rocks and jumping from heights) and I hit my knee on a rock and pulled two muscles should I get crutches?
How bad is pain?: Crutches are used when you have an unstable injury (broken bone/ligament injury) and to help pain. Without an exam it's hard to say what you need; but without fracture or internal derangement of knee ligaments I tell patients who use crutches to do "toe touch weight bearing". In other words put as much weight on hurt leg as you comfortably can while walking on crutches to speed healing. ...Read more
Wait long for golf: There is a huge range of types of spine surgeries. Minimally invasive disc or decompression patients, shouldn't engage in lifting of greater than 30 pounds for six weeks and to refrain from painful activities. Recovery from open fusions can take much longer. Hiking or bike- riding can usually be started relatively early in the process-2 or three weeks out. Golf needs to wait 6 months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I dislocated my knee 4 months ago had palaster and then bending excercises now i can bend my leg i can run fast and play badminton and gym.
I landed primo down a stairset while skateboarding and my foot still hurts after a few months, should I be concerned?
Bilateral hip pain every time i sit on my couch. Hurts entire time i sit. Doesn't hurt if i sit in a hard wooden chair. Would a firmer couch help?
What is hip pain?: True hip joint pain typically causes pain in the groin. Buttock pain may be related to the low back or si joint. Outer buttock/thigh pain can be related to greater trochanteric bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome or other local musculotendonous problems. Either way, recommend you get checked. ...Read more
I have a swollen knee what do I do? just started playing frisbee again after 5months. played 2 straight days from 6-8pm. then my knee swell a little
Most likely injury: If your knee swelling started right after a lot of physical activity, it's very likely that you sustained a minor injury that is causing your knee to swell even if you don't recall it happening. Put ice on it, take NSAIDS (Motrin or naproxen) and if it doesn't start improving after a few days, be sure to see your regular doctor for further evaluation. You may need to see an orthopedic doc. ...Read more
Yes wear a splint or: botts to prtect ankle from bootsGet a more detailed answer ›
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