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Squeaky Knee Joints
Knee exercise: There are many exercises available to strengthen the muscles that support the knee. Generally, low impact exercises are safe for everyone and include biking, water exercises, and elliptical. Resistance exercises such as leg presses, hamstring curls, leg extensions, etc may also be helpful. If no injury or damage, higher impact options exist including jogging and plyometrics. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more
Knee: The fluid is produced naturally by the body- injections of extra thick joint like fluid had been shown to be effective in some people. ...Read more
Too general a?: There is a myriad of problems that can occur to a joint. Each needs its own individualized treatment. See your ortho doc for an eval. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Unintentional weight loss is a problem. One can see his primary care doctor to figure out why. The doctor will look for hormonal imbalances (such as high thyroid), infections, and cancers. One should not wait, because if there is something serious, treatment should be started early. ...Read more
I do not know: Many things can cause pain in the knee joints, from generalized arthritis, to patello-femoral syndrome, overuse, chondromalacia, lymes disease, rheumatoid, etc, etc. The only way to get the most likely cause of your knee pain would be to see the Dr. And get a good History and physical done. Good luck. ...Read more
Healthy muscles: The best way to take good care of your knees and minimize the wear and tear is through a combination of low impact activities, maintaining health weight, and regular muscle conditioning/strengthening. Consult with a physical therapist or orthopaedic surgeon for specific instructions. ...Read more
It can be: Running on a treadmill changes the way that you normally run. They do not mimic the regular gait (or running/walking) cycle because the matt pulls your feet through the cycle, instead of your feet pushing on the ground to propel you forward. Because your joints are going through movements that they are not used to, it may cause damage to your joints over prolonged periods of time in some people. ...Read more
Stability of knee: Bones, ligaments, tendons and musclesGet a more detailed answer ›
See below: Locking and clicking are very suggested of a torn meniscus which is a wedge of cartilage on both the inner and outer part of the knees. In certain types of tears, the torn piece can get dislodged partially when the person bends their knee and then prevents them from straightening it fully. It can also cause painful clicking. See an orthopedist. ...Read more
The problem with these joint pains is wear and tear in the ligaments and joint surfaces and these pills are not correcting the problem it will get worse while taking the pills.'
'prolotherapy will resolve the problem and make to joint heal.
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Not too long.: The purpose of tape therapy from an initial injury is to provide stabilization of a sprain. Although research has not proven complete efficacy in recovery time, it can help. The downside of using such as a ace wrap is the restriction of blood flow if worn too tight or prolonged. ...Read more
See details: Most of the Intraflex products are just high priced vitamins and minerals with little value. The joint care product has glucosamine which may provide some benefit for osteoarthritis. Having the knee evaluated by an orthopedist or rheumatologist should be done being relying on questionable supplements. ...Read more
No: The risk of complications is higher. Do one at a time and focus on getting a good result from each one. ...Read more
Knee pain: After trauma and feeing “something move” means you need to get your knee examined by your doctor. He/she MAY refer you to a specialist. I know it takes time and effort but it will be very helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Knee is superficial, ie, without much muscle protecting/covering it, while other 2 are deeply located and nicely protected.
The knee is easily injured for lack of the muscles; the knee, being a weight bearing joint is prone to twisting injuries, with strains/sprains frequently occurring, many times more so than the other 2. Also knee is an unstable joint with no inherent stability, like the hip. ...Read more
NSAIDS: If not allergic to this class of medicine I would suggest Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleve (naproxen) (naproxysn sodium) as directed on a full stomach; however Tylenol Extra Strength (acetaminophen) is an s=excellent alternative. You must see and deicide for yourself, which one works best for you. ...Read more
Drink water.: Make your you drink enough water.Get a more detailed answer ›
Meniscus tear: You probably have locking in you knee joint caused by internal derangement of the structure of your knee. Usually, plain old arthritis does not cause this type of complaint, so you may need an MRI to more specifically define your problem; and then help to direct the therapy that will fix your knee pain and limited range of motion. ...Read more
Usually arthritis: Cause that, when the joint surface get rough the bone dose not move smoothly as it was before it is normally smooth that cause the cracking of the joint when you move it. ...Read more
Lose height - knee: In the normal knee the "joint space" is approximately 1/4 of an inch. Men have larger joint spaces than women and there is a steady decline in joint space size with age. Even if the cartilage is worn completely away, the maximum height loss for an individual would be 1/4 inch. ...Read more
Yes: Most times this represents internal derangement such as a meniscal tear. ...Read more
Not over the: Internet, Need to see doctor and have it checked, diagnosed and treated ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
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http://www. Netterimages. Com/image/11028.htm. ...Read more