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

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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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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When someone is always tyerd and her knees hurt from an old injury, and know has some arthritis in a knee. What could be wrong. Sogo to sleep at all.

When someone is always tyerd and her knees hurt from an old injury, and know has some arthritis in a knee. What could be wrong. Sogo to sleep at all.

Old knee injury.: Knee pain not likely to be related to bring chronically being tired. So most likely the fatigue and the painful knee are two separate problems. The most likely cause of pain in one knee from an old injury would be a strain of one or more ligaments and tendons. For evaluation of the knee look to a sports medicine or rehab dr. Who could also answer questiosn about sleepiness. ...Read more

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Cant stand for too long knees hurt. Unfortunately, I can't stand for more than say 39 minutes with out my knees hurting. And im only 21! so I wanna know what's wrong, or what I need to do, to get rid of the pain, its extreme pain, to th point that I wan

There: There are many possible causes for knee pain. Depending on if it was trauma related or a gradual onset of symptoms may help determine the cause. I would initially start with some xrays and a thorough knee examination. You may potentially benefit from physical therapy, strengthening, and anti-inflammatory medication, but consulting with an orthopedic surgeon would be advisable. ...Read more

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5 y/o been bruising easy and says both knees hurt she also has dark rings under her eyes what could be wrong snd what should I do?

Varies: There are so many possibilities, some of which are quite simple and others more serious. I would encourage you to take the child to be thoroughly checked. Thank you. ...Read more

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My knees hurt and stiff when sitting to long but only last 10 min, fatigue, have pos ANA but neg rf, family history autoimmune disease so what wrong?

My knees hurt and stiff when sitting to long but only last 10 min, fatigue, have pos ANA but neg rf, family history autoimmune disease so what wrong?

Check with your: Rheumatologist. It probably is early RA or one of the other autoimmune disorders, affecting your knees. The rheumatologist will be able to DX it for you and start treatment. Good luck. ...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?

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. What could that be?

The list is long: An examination and detailed history will narrow the following list down to just one or two likely items. If your pain persists, definitely seek a medical evaluation. The long list includes: bruise, meniscal tear, cartilage lesion, loose body, plica syndrome, focal or early osteoarthritis, tendinitis (patellar or quadriceps tendon) or secondary baker's cyst. ...Read more

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Why do the back of my knees hurt when I run?

Multiple reasons: There are many reasons for pain on the back of the knee. If it occurs with running most commonly it will be related to hamstring tendon injuries or nerve entrapment. A medical evaluation can help elucidate what is going on. Look for a sports medicine, physical medicine or orthopedic specialist. ...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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Why does my knees hurt when I go to bed? As soon as I stand up it stops but sometimes my thighs hurt to and sometimes during the day it hurts im 27

Why does my knees hurt when I go to bed? As soon as I stand up it stops but sometimes my thighs hurt to and sometimes during the day it hurts im 27

There are multiple p: The first thing that comes to mind is poor circulation. When you stand this increases the pressure of blood coming from the heart. Additional information would be helpful. Do you get pain walking? If you get pain walking does it come on with walking the same distance every time? If you get pain walking, does it go away if you stand for a few minutes? If y...I have used the limit of letters.. ...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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If knees hurt when I jog, should I give up jogging? (I went to ortho surgeon 8y ago when problem began; he felt the knees and said no need to stop)

Could be many things: Depending on how much pain is limiting your ability to function, you may need another evaluation from a physiatrist or a pain physician. X ray will pick up fracture and may be arthritis MRI will pick up soft tissue and ligament problems at this time, I would use NSAIDs and ice/cold compress and Physical therapy. In regards to exercising, I would recommend swimming as to avoid further stress ...Read more

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I have high uric acid &now my knees hurt when I bend/put pressure on them. Then small red dots like petehiae appeared on my feet, are they related?

I have high uric acid &now my knees hurt when I bend/put pressure on them. Then small red dots like petehiae appeared on my feet, are they related?

Can cause knee pain: High uric acid causes gout and can affect knee joints and other joints in our body. But the pain of goubt is not only on bending and putting pressure on it, but you will have pain even on rest ang even at nightwhen you are resting and since the symptoms are caused by deposition of small crystals made of uric acid ther is some swelling as well. Get it checked. Ptechiae are not related to high uric acid. ...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