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I have pain in one knee, is there an alternative to squatting when working out?

I have pain in one knee, is there an alternative to squatting when working out?

Pain in one knee: You could try lunges and/or hip extensions. They will also work your glutes and quads. ...Read more

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I just deliver my baby by c-section one month ago when can i start a diet and exercise and is the squat exercise effect my caesarean ?

I just deliver my baby by c-section one month ago when can i start a diet and exercise and is the squat exercise effect my caesarean  ?

About 6 weeks postop: As above, start slow and gradually build up an exercise routine. As always, consult with your OB with any specifics Best Wishes and hope your baby is doing well ...Read more

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I want to know best easy exercises daily to make my leg firming and quick one walking 30 min daily and 60 squats daily enough note I am 51 kg &160 cm?

I want to know best easy exercises daily to make my leg firming and quick one walking 30 min daily and 60 squats daily enough note I am 51 kg &160 cm?

Exercise program: sounds good but please see your doc to make sure your health is ok to do that. Please remember that what you eat is important also. Avoiding sugar, lots of carbs, junk food, all help w/overall health. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Reasons for having just one knee have pain just inferior to my knee cap and having severe pain in the patella tendon area when I squat. Treatment? 19

Reasons for having just one knee have pain just inferior to my knee cap and having severe pain in the patella tendon area when I squat. Treatment? 19

Maybe: It sounds like you may have patellar tendinitis one on side. This may reflect a tightness or weakness in your hips or hamstrings or other subtle anatomic variant that makes you predisposed. Treatment is a period of rest, appropriate stretching, ice, anti-inflammatories, and eccentric strengthening directed by a trainer or therapis. Other modalities, such as ultrasound, may help. See a doctor. ...Read more

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My left leg shakes when I do squats on one leg. My right leg does not. Is this a sign of clinical weakness in the left leg?

My left leg shakes when I do squats on one leg.  My right leg does not.  Is this a sign of clinical weakness in the left leg?

Dominance: You are probably just noticing that one leg is "dominant." This means that you likely use your right leg a bit more than your right... and it is probably a bit stronger, yes. Just keep training, and you will even them out. ...Read more

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How would one know if they re injured there lateral meniscus? What are the symptoms? I just had arthroscopic knee surgery but did a squat not it hurts

How would one know if they re injured there lateral meniscus? What are the symptoms? I just had arthroscopic knee surgery but did a squat not it hurts

Best 2 get in 2 C-: -Ur surgeon. Squats throw the weight bearing out 2 the perimeter of Ur knee, and that's a good way 2 re-injure Ur self. Especially so if Ur symptoms mimic what U had B4. ...Read more