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Using Lidoderm Patches For Knee Pain While Running
It is possible: If the cold effect was able to reach the skin and other structures under it. ...Read more
Fx foot/ankle w/ elec. Pain shooting out. Can't keep boot causes pain in my calf.Is there a better option or alternative. Already using nsaids ice?
Knee replacement scheduled for 11/29/2016. Had been using Alleve for pain. My doctor prescribed Meloxicam, and it's not helping. Alternatives?
Many similar drugs: Both Alleve and myloxicam are similar drugs. You may have to increase the dose to get the full relief. You can also use Naproxan. Ask your doctor for prescription and make sure that you use the full dose. Over the counter drugs often have half of the full strength of the drug. Ask the pharmacist if you can double the dose to get the maximum benefit. ...Read more
While using the elliptical machine every day, i'm experiencing knee pain and discomfort. Are elliptical machines hard on knees? What could cause this?
Many causes: The elliptical trainer is "low-impact" and thus a good choice for many with knee problems. However, some still hurt with the elliptical for various reasons. Simply based on your age and gender, patellofemoral pain syndrome would be the most common source of your symptoms. Strengthening your quad muscles and your hip abductors could be very helpful for you. ...Read more
2 months out from thr. Walking 4+ blocks. Still having soreness in hip and thigh. Using moist heat/ice, tylenol (acetaminophen). Soreness normal?
Chronic back pain.now pain in upper thigh near hip. On pain tablets and patch. Pregabalin 600mg, amtripline 600mg and fencino 25. Not working.
I've been getting right knee pain during leg workouts - esp lunges and during/after time on a treadmill. Advil or aleve (naproxen)? Ice or heat? Suggestions
Why do you have pain: The real question is why do you have pain, especially if it is recurrent. Ice is always the best choice for musculoskeletal problems. A short course of an advil (ibuprofen) like medication may be ok. If this does not resolve with rest and simple measures you should have an orthpedic surgeon or sports medicine md examine you. ...Read more
Burning sensation in sides of knee no swelling happens after standing up for awhile or sitting with knee bent.has been going on for 10+ months?
11 days postop from lumbar fusion & taking oxycontin/tramadol for pain. Donor site was iliac crest and pain there is severe. Should I use heat or ice?
Ice: Use ice first. Most people do well with ice. However if it doesn't work then try heat. Keep the heat on low otherwise the skin is nimbus hand can get cooked. ...Read more
Already taking methadone for chronic pain. RX'd the fentanyl patches but they arent working for rotator cuff injury pain. Why not?
Methadone: Okay there is a problem with this picture - Methadone is a long acting medication and may be very appropriate for chronic pain (it is also used in addiction) - now you have Fentanyl patches - a long acting medication used in pain - why in the world were you given fentanyl patches when you are already on methadone. You cannot and must not use two long acting analgesics together. ...Read more
While bending down to pick up cups from under a table at work my lower back started burning with pain. I tried icy hot patches and Tylenol (acetaminophen) buhelp help?
Back strain: You likely strained muscles/ligaments in your lower back. The best treatment is ice or heat to the area, Ibuprofen for pain if you can take this, and avoidance of lifting/bending for a few days. If pain worsens, or you develop numbness or weakness in legs, or problems urinating or moving your bowels, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Osgood schlatter both knees. Rice, less running, ion patches has limited affect on pain when running. Dry needling was recommended ? Suggestions?
See below: A physical therapist can teach you exercises to stretch the thigh's quadriceps and hamstrings, which may help reduce the tension on the spot where the kneecap's tendon attaches to the shinbone. Strengthening exercises for the quadriceps can help stabilize the knee joint.Osgood-schlatter disease usually gets better without formal treatment. Symptoms typically disappear after your bones stop growing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chronic knee pain. Job requires sitting for long durations. Doing daily jog. Pain relieves while body is warmed upMild squats relieves pain for a day.
Keep up the good work!: You seem to have answered your own question. Chronic knee pain made worse with sitting is often mild to moderate arthritis. Sitting is really hard on arthritic knees because it causes pressure in one spot on the damaged cartilage. Changing the position of your knees can help. Can you adjust your workstation to stand? Exercising is how cartilage "Breaths". Keep up the good work! ...Read more
I already use a gel and ibuprofen on knee bursitis, no help. No swelling just uncomfortable at times for nearly 2 weeks especially on standing. Why?
Plantaris rupture? Felt snap in knee/leg. Severe hs/calf/knee pain on back and side. Stairs hurt. Pain worsens daily, mostly when immobile. Been 5 days. No insurance. Been icing and taking vicodin.
How to relieve knee pain due to meniscus tears and hip problems? Tried ice and lidocaine patches but not really helping. Also had full dose of tablets
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