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Experiencing weaker knees?

Experiencing weaker knees?

Strengthen: Many conditions can lead to weakness, from nerve problems to muscle weakness, etc. Be examined by a doctor and may need strengthening and physical therapy. Might need diagnostic tests if the weakness is significant. ...Read more

Enema (Definition)

An enema is the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels[ principly the colon/ large ...Read more


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How do you lock your knees?

How do you lock your knees?

Full extension: Knees are traditionally in a locked position when they are fully extended. ...Read more

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What means if my knees are hot?

What means if my knees are hot?

See orthopedist: There could be many reasons for 'heat' in the knee. Injury, infection and inflammation are common reasons for heat. Both traumatic and non-traumatic causes such as sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury, meniscus tear, rheumatologic diseases can cause inflammation and 'heat'. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I keep my knees healthy?

How can I keep my knees healthy?

Exercise: Weight bearing exercise such as walking, cycling or swimming and weight loss are the best methods of keeping joints health. ...Read more

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How to lighten extreme dark knees?

How to lighten extreme dark knees?

Citrus fruits: You can use orange or lemon peels. It's acidity promotes exfoliation of skin. Whitening creams such as hydroquinone, kojic acid and arbutin can be used. See your dcotor for prescriptions. ...Read more

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What causes your knees to give out?

What causes your knees to give out?

Several conditions: Knees can give out for various reasons, from ligament tears, to nerve problems, to pain-related issues. Be examined by a dr, especially if you had an injury or pain with the buckling/giving out. ...Read more

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Is daily thread mill bad for knees?

Is daily thread mill bad for knees?

Not really: Low impact exercises are typically recommended for patients with knee problems. Treadmills are typically higher impact than a stationary bike or elliptical machine. Nowadays, most treadmills are well cushioned and may lessen impact, but if the work out does not bother you, then it should be ok to exercise in this fashion. ...Read more

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Could there be acid build up in knees?

Could there be acid build up in knees?

Goutmonosodium urate: There are different types of acid. The most common we associate knee pain and arthritis is gouty arthritis. Gout is related to a build up of uric acid in the body with increased uric acid storage and the deposition in the joints of sodium urate crystals (crystal related to uric acid). Uric acid crystals can be seen in the urine, but in the joint it is monosodium urate crystals. ...Read more

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What should I do about my knees hurting?

What should I do about my knees hurting?

Go to Sports Med Doc: Knee pain can be caused by a variety of problems including osteoarthritis. Given that you are having bilateral knee pain, sounds like it is time to get an appropriate diagnosis so that hopefully we can help you in some preventative medicine, instead of allowing your problem to worsen. ...Read more

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Is there a way to make my knees stronger?

Is there a way to make my knees stronger?

Many exercises: Some exercises that can be done at home (so long as they do not hurt) includes wall slides (back against the wall, slide down, but not past 90 degrees, hold position, feel the quads contract) and the strengthening part of these exercises: http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/pdfs/rehab_knee_6.Pdf however, if you have knee pain, should be examined by a dr first and consider physical therapy. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have "locked knees"?

What does it mean to have "locked knees"?

Meniscal tear: A common cause of a locked knee is a displaced torn meniscus which is the shock absorber cartilage between e ends of the bones. ...Read more

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I skidded and burnt my knees, how do I stop the pain?

I skidded and burnt my knees, how do I stop the pain?

Have someone kiss it: Just kidding. That pain can be annoying, but should go away quickly. Over the counter ointment can help. ...Read more

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My knees bothering me. How do I figure out what it is?

My knees bothering me. How do I figure out what it is?

Location and symptom: Depending on the location and the symptoms you are having, you can figure out what might be wrong with your knee. Pain in the front of the knee typically points to problems with the knee cap, while pain on either the inside or outside of the knee can be caused by arthritis or meniscal tears. If the knee catches, locks or gives way, consult a physician. ...Read more

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What are some ways to keep your knees at 100% function?

What are some ways to keep your knees at 100% function?

Many ways: Generally, stretching/flexibility and strengthening (including quads and hamstrings), keep mobile, exercise without overdoing it. Some exercises to consider: http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/pdfs/rehab_knee_6.Pdf (but depends on if you have pain/knee problems, in which case should be examined by a dr first). ...Read more

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What is the best way to excersize if you have bad knees?

Check with your doc: Usually swimming and biking. Anything that is not weight bearing. Gym also. Check with physical therapist also. ...Read more

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Could the megabone powder for strengthening knees work or not?

Could the megabone powder for strengthening knees work or not?

Bone vs joint: No, bone supplements do not support joint. Knees can benefit from joint supplements. Strengthening requires exercise or therapy ...Read more

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How to lose knee fat?

Can't: You have only two options: 1. Lose body weight all over-cannot "spot" reduce. 2. If you increase the size of muscles around the knee, you will be more taut or tight and look better. Plus the exercise will help loosing weight. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me knee?

What is wrong with me knee?

Knee Problems: The knee is a complex joint with many different potential pain generators (meniscus, ligaments, cartilage, etc.) that may become damaged or inflamed.

A good history and physical exam by an experienced clinician can help identify the pain generator (s) and advise you on a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Why is my knee scrape green?

Why is my knee scrape green?

Inflammation/bacteri: Healing process can involve bacterial infection secreting pyocyanin from pseudamonas bacteria. I would wash it with soap and hydrogen peroxide. May need antibiotic and or consultation for cleaning the wound. ...Read more

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Pain in front below the knee?

Pain in front below the knee?

Not uncommon: U can try to use over the counter medication or u see u physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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Why do my knees feel so warm?

See orthopedist: There could be many reasons for 'heat' in the knee. Injury, infection and inflammation are common reasons for heat. Both traumatic and non-traumatic causes such as sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury, meniscus tear, rheumatologic diseases can cause inflammation and 'heat'. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes loud pop in knee?

Many reasons: The most common and likely cause of cracking/popping in front of the knee is an irritated or early wear of the knee cap cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh bone that it rubs. Other causes could include a meniscus tear, plica, patellar tendonitis etc. Some fluid build up in the knee causes cracking. Try therapy, antiinflammatories, ice and sometimes a knee sleeve. See orthopedist. ...Read more

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Is running bad for your knees?

Is running bad for your knees?

It sure CAN be...: If you are concerned about the effects of running on your knees, the most important factor is heel strike cushioning. My favorite insole is the spenco polysorb cross-trainer replacement insole. Http://www. Spenco. Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb/cross-trainer. ...Read more

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Can I hurt my knees doing zumba?

Depends: With any exercise, there is a risk of injury if you overdo it or if you ramp up fast or are deconditioned to start with, especially if any weak muscles, tight tendons, or malalignment issues. Proper form and biomechanics are important. If you do have pain, see your dr who can assess if it is because of a movement during zumba or other biomechanical issue. ...Read more

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How do I tape my knee for hockey?

Depends: Taping of a joint varies based on the desired outcome. Taping to stabilize the patella (kneecap) is different than taping to prevent hyperextension, which is different than taping to stabilize a collateral ligament. This is also a skill that requires much experience to do properly. Consult with your athletic trainer. ...Read more

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Is it possible to twist your knee?

Is it possible to twist your knee?

Definitely: Knees are flexible joints that can straighten fully and bend until the heel touches the back of the thigh. Knees also rotate a bit side to side. If the force of any movement causes your knee to go beyond the normal limit of motion, you injure theknee. Specifically, the ligaments connecting the thigh bone (femur) and the leg bones (tibia & fibula) are sprained or "twisted" (mild, moderate, severe). ...Read more

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How to tell if your knee is broken?

How to tell if your knee is broken?

Evaluation: Medical history, physical evaluation& radiographic study.

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How to get my knee to stop hurting?

How to get my knee to stop hurting?

Diagnosis first: Before the treatment can be determined, the cause of the problem must be identified. ...Read more