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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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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


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Soccer player w/ knee pain, 8/10. No major injury, MRI +xrays show nothing. Worse pain in outside right knee. Tried ice, rest, stretches, running. Help?

Soccer player w/ knee pain, 8/10. No major injury, MRI +xrays show nothing. Worse pain in outside right knee. Tried ice, rest, stretches, running. Help?

Knee Pain: Many issues that could be causing your pain, without evaluating you its hard to assess. It could be a lateral meniscus pain, lateral collateral ligament issue, hairline fracture, patellar ligament pain, fibular head dislocation, etc... I would suggest seeing a properly trained sports medicine physician. ...Read more

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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

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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

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What exercises will help relieve knee pain?

What exercises will help relieve knee pain?

Strengthen: quadriceps muscles and tape your kneecap based on the direction it goes when your walk or run. This can be accomplished by seeing a sports training physical therapy program. ...Read more

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What tests are done to evaluate knee pain?

What tests are done to evaluate knee pain?

Complete history PE: The proper way to evaluate knee pain starts with a good history. Your doctor should listnen to your story and how you got hurt and what hurts and what makes it better or worse. Then your doctor needs to evaluate the knee it self by looking at it, palpating it, doing some special tests . He/she may order xrays or mri's or ct scans or bone scans depending on what the are thinking is going on. ...Read more

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How can I relieve a very annoying knee pain?

How can I relieve a very annoying knee pain?

Rest, ibuprofen: Start with rest, Ibuprofen if you do not have any medical problems where you cannot take ibuprofen. If pain persists after 1-2 weeks, then you may need to get a kneemri to find out what is causing the knee pain. ...Read more

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What causes knee pain and how do I manage it myself?

What causes knee pain and how do I manage it myself?

Many things: Many things can cause knee pain. You may have abnormalities in your gait-a gait analysis by a good shoe store can tell you if you over or under-pronate and they can recommend shoes or orthotics to help. You can have arthritis and topical or oral anti-inflammatories can help. Supplements such as glucosamine+chondroitin+5-loxin can help-osteobiflex is recommended brand. ...Read more

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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

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What are some home remedies to address knee pain?

What are some home remedies to address knee pain?

RICE: Rest ice compression bandage elevate you can also take otc meds such as advil or alleve. If pain persists, see an orthopedist. ...Read more

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