Top
10
Doctor insights on: Nighttime Knee Pain

Share
1

1
Bad knee pain?

Bad knee pain?

SEVERAL CAUSES: 'bad knee pain' could be due to new or old trauma (causing degenerative arthritis/cartilage loss, degenerating ligaments...). Also an acute gout attack can cause 'bad knee pain' and a blood test can check this possibility. Another serious cause of knee pain is acute rheumatoid arthritis which causes swelling and pain (lab tests can distinguish). Finally, a knee infection (septic joint) is a 911. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Frederick Buechel
1,098 doctors shared insights

Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


2

2
I have knee pain?

I have knee pain?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
Knee pain problem?

Knee pain problem?

Yeah...: I hear you..... But i need more detail to give you the right answer - how long you've had, what could have caused it, what other symptoms you might be having (swelling, redness, movement limitations, the exact pain location etc.). ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
What helps knee pain?

What helps knee pain?

Depends: There are multiple reasons for knee pain. Specialist (orthopedist, pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation) evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
I have bad knee pain?

I have bad knee pain?

Activity related?: Did you injure your knee or is this a chronic problem? ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What about the knee pain?

What about the knee pain?

Inflammation: Knee pain is a young patient is most commonly caused by inflammation from bursitis, tendonitis, or cartilage degeneration. A good physical exam and possible imaging could be used to confirm the diagnosis. Less common causes of knee pain are irritated nerve roots from the lumbar spine, infection, or tumors. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
What can cause knee pain?

What can cause knee pain?

Muscles, not joint: Janet g. Travell, md the matriarch of pain therapy noted in the 50-90's something interesting about joint pain. She stated that any joint area stiffness, aching and tension was due to muscles not the joint proper. So her myofascial therapy protocols are designed to treat all types of "joint pain." begin a self-care self/pro massage, chiropractor, heat, epsom soaking, stretching. I use acupuncture! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What causes my knee pain?

What causes my knee pain?

Knee pain: Knee pain can be caused by injury, overuse, arthritis, cancer, hip or spine issues and other things. To help your physician understand your specific pain, you want to write down your medical problems and medicines. Spend some time thinking about what causes your pain, what makes it better and worse. Record any other findings associated with your knee pain. (ie swelling, popping, giving way...) ...Read more

9

9
I have super bad knee pain?

Evaluation: Knee pain of weeks or months duration warrants medical evaluation and at very least x-rays to try to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
How can I reduce knee pain?

How can I reduce knee pain?

Lower impact: Strategies to minimize knee pain include weight loss (maintenance), activity modifications and a low impact quadriceps strengthening program. Avoiding activities such as squatting and kneeling will also help minimize the loads the knee joint sees during activities. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer