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Sitting Cross Legged Knee Pain
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Severe knee pain when sitting down and getting up since becoming sedentary. Should I add height to chair bottom?
You knees - gelling: We call this gelling when you sit a while and your joints get stiff like gello after setting. This can be related to knee joint arthritis, or knee bursitis or tendonitis. We do have lift chairs to help people awith knee and hip pain get out of a chair and adding height can help. Getting off the toilet can be a problem and there are raised toilet seats but you need an evaluation, x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain from sitting/standing at work. Nothing vigorous or no bending or twisting. Possibilities?? Suggestions?? Thanks
Arthritis, get eval: At 76 yo, unless there is diabetes, the most common problem is degenerative joint disease, arthritis. See an orthopedist for X rays and manual examination. Injections, physical therapy, topical and oral options can offer significant relief. Get going! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain on the side and back of the knee. Pains while standing ip from sitting position and while walking downstairs.
I'm 30, male, fit. Will around 4.5 miles of cross trainer workout daily cause knee related problems? I feel some minor knee pain now a days?
I have knee pain when going down stairs, sitting indian style, or straightening my leg when it has been bent for awhile. What could this be?
OA vs PFPS: Two possibilities are most likely. The first is osteoarthritis, or wear and tear ("rust in the joint"). This is usually in middle-age people but can occur earlier with excessive use. Another option is patellofemoral pain syndrome, or inflammation where the kneecap tracks on the femur (upper leg bone). In most people, these can both be helped with antinflammatory meds and quad strengthening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was weeding & kneeling for 15 minutes. When I stood up, can't bear weight on left knee w/out severe front knee pain. Doesn't hurt when sitting. Tips?
What exercise modification of a free-weight squat would you prescribe for an individual who experiences knee pain when standing from or sitting in a?
You may have what we call patellafemoral pain syndrome. If you get checked out by ortho/sports med you may need pt. If you have pain with stairs, standing up from a seated position, squatting, kneeling all around the knee cap this seems what it could be.
Have it looked at, you want to get pt. Exercises are terminal knee extensions, one legged squats (no wts), and isometrics. Email me for details. ...Read more
Torn miniscus, bursa: The more common causes of your symptoms are petallar bursitis (the patellar bursa becomes swollen, irritated and painful), and a meniscal tear (tearing of the cartilage disc between the femur and the tib/fib complex. If it persists for more than a few days, you need to see an orthopedist for an eval and knee MRI. In the meantime, an adjustable brace would not hurt, and would give support. ...Read more
If you got new shoes and just started cross-country, how can you tell if the shoes or the running is causing a knee pain problem?
Pain back of knee &pain underneath kneecap on shin. Extreme limp after sitting down. Feels stiff but stretched out. No injury, pain for about 2months?
Chondromalacia patel: This sounds like chondromalacia patella which is softening of the cartilage underneath your kneecap. Best treatment for this is to do exercises that strengthen your quadriceps muscles. You can discuss with your physician about this or after your evaluation if x-rays and other imaging looks okay you could have physical therapy help you work on a new program ...Read more
Bilateral posterior knee pain when I get up/walk after sitting, & when crouching for 8 weeks. Heat/stretching help but only until I sit again. Advice?
See details: See an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated. Why were the arthroscopic surgeries done? ...Read more
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