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Treadmill Vs Exercise Bike Arthritis In Knees
No running!: Body as a whole, or knee. I favor cycling outdoors, because your body weight is off the knee and you are not dropping weight in stride which can bring nearly 1000 lbs of force on the knee joint. A schwinn airdyne is very good, because you also use arms and spread the work to upper extremity as well. Isometric exercises are also helpful! ...Read more
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Probably not: Aching after exercise can be a sign of many other problems like patellofemoral syndrome, chondromalacia patella, jumper's knee, bursitis and simple sprains/strains. Arthritis or degeneration of the actual knee joint would be less likely. A doctor can examine the knee to help find out. ...Read more
I weigh 230 lbs I eat very healthy little exercise due to arthritis in my knees. What else can I do to lose weight?
Can I use knee bands or straps in case of mild arthritis due to high uric acid. I have pain behind my left knee when working. Can I exercise?
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your 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. You may want to consider stem cell therapy as well. Regenexx. Com ...Read more
Patient has arthritis in the knew is ice good for knee. What about exercise? She is not able to lift leg and walk.
Can't exercise to lose weight due to arthritis in knees. Just started after meniscus repair. Now what. Too young for replacement?
I have arthritis in my knees, I am 21 years old, exercise regularly (including bootcamp twice/wk) I don't want to take tylenol (acetaminophen). Advice?
Arthritis in knees: Are you sure you have arthritis or do you mean pain? Arthritis is unusual in a 21 year old unless you had an injury to the knee. Most knee pain in young people is treatable and you may want to see your doctor to get the correct diagnosis. It could be runners knee which is treated by quadriceps strengthening exercises which are essentially strait leg raises with some weight on your ankles. ...Read more
I am in great health in general, but am subject to aches and pains from muscle strains, sprains etc, usually from something I did during exercise or sports. I have osteo-arthritis in both knees but am pain-free at the moment with no restrictions on activi
Your question?: 1st congrats on arriving in great health & especially for staying active via exercise & sports. If you like what you do, try to build up to it to avoid overdoing it & thus suffering strains, sprains, etc. If you're taking a statin, check w/your family doc to be sure it's not the cause of unexplained muscle aches. Swimming & H2O aerobics tends to be easier of joints. Don't forget good nutrition. ...Read more
A stationary bike is: Best as you can ease the insult to your joints. But 4 osteoporosis then plain walking on level ground is best, as well as gentle arm weight exercises. This puts some stress on your non weight bearing bone and aids in treating bothoosteoporosis as well as sarcopenia or muscle loss. Bones need to be stressed to remain healthy. ...Read more
Knee contusion: It depends. If you have painless full range of motion, it should be ok. If the damage is more severe, it should be checked first. ...Read more
What is safe to do with knee and joint pain at the gym? Is it ok to do the treadmill, bike, and/or elliptical?
See details: Stay with non-weight bearing aerobics such as cycling. Avoid the treadmill. ...Read more
Arthritis: It is always good to exercise and be active with arthritis. It keeps the supporting muscles and ligaments healthy. If the joint becomes very painful check with doctor to make sure there is no associated problem of acute nature that requires rest or further investigation prior to redemption of exercise and activity. ...Read more
I had bike crash today and I have a knee athristis and very painful now...how to treat (take care) it as fast as possible?
Knee injury: Keeping the knee moving is very important unless you have a fracture. On the first day you may apply ice to reduce the swelling but after that heat is best as it improves the blood flow and helps healing. Avoid strain such as cycling and running for about 6 weeks. Keep walking. If there is any doubt, see an orthopedic doctor to rule out any major injury to the joint. You may take some ibuprofen. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: Best to see a primary care doctor or a rheumatologist so that they can hear your full story and so they can ask you pertinent questions and examine you. That way, they can help you figure out what is going on. There are may different possibilities that can be causing your symptoms. ...Read more
Knee pain: In a 16 year old is more commonly patellofemoral or knee cap issues, resolving osgood schlatters (especially males with late growth spurts) and traumatic injuries. Such as ligaments ANS mensical injury. Of course ruling out inflammatory issues such as arthritis, lyme and others is important too. A visit to the pcp and an oprthopedic surgeon who treats knee issues can be helpful. ...Read more
Damage to cartilage: Arthritis by definition is damage to the cartilage that coats the end of bones in a joint. As this damage gets more severe, it leads to inflammation, pain, swelling and even progressive deformities. A variety of treatments are available depending on the stage of progresion of the arthritis. ...Read more
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
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