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Trampoline Exercise With Bad Knees
I have bad knees and was wondering if rebounding (exercising on a mini trampoline) is a good or bad exercise for that?
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Ice: Use ice initially. If the pain persists, have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
My left knee has been giving out when I have been jumping in the trampoline the past day or so and cracking a bit. Is this normal for a teenager?
I jumped really high on a trampoline and as soon as my left knee hit the trampoline it started crackling and I am now limping with a bit of swelling.
I am experiencing knee pain, knee pop (loud) and difficulty walking after jumping on a trampoline. Its in the inner and higher knee.
My son fell off a small trampoline and landed knee first he has a bump on his knee an he keeps complaining it hurts. Could it be a bone contusion?
I heard a pop in my knee while jumping on a trampoline. It was painful, there was/is no swelling. Painful to walk on and feels tight. What is wrong?
My 6yr old son has been complaining of his head hurting today. An now he says its in his back he said he was jumping on his trampolene an fell on his knees an that he has had a headache ever since. I gave him tylenol befor he went to bed an he just woke u
I am 61 year old woman. I have bad knees and have been told that replacement of knees is the only solution. What exercise can I do for this?
Water exercises: One of the best exercises for "bad knees" is to walk in the shallow end of a pool. Aquatic exercises are beneficial because they provide resistance with less weight bearing. Stretching (maintaining flexibility) and range of motion exercises (to prevent loss of movement) are also important. See you doctor or physical therapist for more ideas. ...Read more
May help, May hurt: P90x is a great home fitness program I also enjoy but its not for everyone. The plyometrics routine has several high impact jumps that could cause knee pain and injuries while the leg workout has great strengthening exercises that help stabilize the knee. An exercise physiologists can evaluate your personal workout needs along with your dr to help ensure the routine is safe for you & your joints. ...Read more
What are some of the most effective exercise/ weight loss options for someone with bad knees, no pool and no gym?
Biking: Try biking. It should not give you problem with your knee. ...Read more
Whenever I sit down for a long time and get up I feel my knees tight and they kinda hurt. I exercise a lot (crossfit/running) is it bad?
No: A small amount of pain is not bad but if this gets worse or persists you should see an orthopedist. ...Read more
Exercise post arthro: A lot depends upon the timing of the 'exercise.' a complex knee scope with ACL reconstruction may take some time before one can 'exercise' normally. That said upper body work can be performed soonafter. Swimming will happen sooner than running; biking on a stationary bike may occur with minimal resistance as well. A well trained physical therapist should be able to gradually return you. ...Read more
Yes.: It may be bad, because an effusion indicates that something is structurally wrong with your knee. You should see an orthopedic knee specialist, to see if exercising through it is ok. ...Read more
Does leg extension exercise bad for knees? And what machines to avoid in gym as not to increase knee pain?
My knee hurts all the time but exercise seems to help However it hurts to bad to do much should I take pain meds so I can exercise more? 800mg ibuprof
I get really bad knee pain and it gets really hard to walk up stairs or move things around. I exercise and stretch I'm only 19 is there something wrong?
Something wrong: You need to see your primary doctor. If he/she can help you that's fine. If not you will be referred to a joint specialist. Have your doctor refer you. ...Read more
I'm having left total knee replaced in one month. Very strong flexible legs but can hardly bend bad leg now. Start exercise now or wait until after?
Wifes got bad left knee, (cap twisted 90 degrees 2 left when she was 25). Is there a way to repair this. She's 41, 17st & wants 2 exercise/lose weight?
Kneecap Dislocation: There are a variety of ways to address kneecap dislocations. If it's a one-time event, often physical therapy can be helpful and prevent surgery. Sometimes people need surgery if their kneecap remains unstable. You can also develop other problems relating to the cartilage if not addressed. ...Read more
Twisting and loading: Golfing requires a fair amount of twisting movements. If you walk a hilly course, this can make your knees sore. However, the literature on injury patterns does not identify golf as a sport that has a higher than normal proportion of knee injuries although it can happen, especially in golfers with slightly abnormal knees to start. ...Read more
Clicking and popping sounds that don't cause pain are nothing to be alarmed about. This is usually tissues rubbing causing a sound or a tendon or ligament rolling over a bony edge making a snapping sound.
Painful clicking or popping is a sign of potential meniscus tears or cartilage tears, tissue overgrowth, scar tissue bands, loose cartilage pieces and should be checked by your orthopaedic doc. ...Read more