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Walking Stair Knee
I had knee surgey ACL repair and miniscus i was doing fine and now when i walk i feel a pintching pain on the side it hurts a lot goinh down the stair?
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain with bruising i barely can run and walk up stair. i was told it was a grade 1 sprain what could it be?
Bad sprain grade 2: but did you get xray or mri? if negative then sprain, mst rest it , if swelling ice pack over thin fabric and elevate a little on pillow above heart to drain fluid, looks like you play soccer from the picture so probably twisted knee doing this? take pain pills like aleve or ibuprofen and tylenol, wear elastic knee sleeve for support , , use crutch to help wlk , can go to physical therapy for fast ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain with bruising i barely can run and walk up stair. i was told it was a grade 1 sprain. it only hurts in the back of knee?
REST that: knee ..STOP running! LIMIT stair climbing and apply heat where it hurts...pain in the back of the knee (POLITEAL area) is sometimes from a POPLITEAL CYST which inn-turn may be associated with mensceal (Internal cartilage) pathology. Consult with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) an MRI may be indicated, Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Get evaluated: I would suggest having an evaluation by an orthopedist and a physical therapist so you can accurately be diagnosed and a rehab program can be made to treat your knees. There isn't a "quick fix" rather you probably need to correct some biomechanics and strength imbalances. ...Read more
Unable to answer: More details are needed in order to answer your question. Pain that prevents normal ambulation should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Why does my knee feelstiff in the morning when i first get up then its fine once i start walking?
Early arthritis: Sounds like you have some signs of early arthritis in your knee. Stiffness is quite common in these instances. Once you start moving, the body produces synovial fluid which increases the lubrication between surfaces. Focusing on a low impact, quadriceps strengthening program will help with some of these symptoms and minimize discomfort. ...Read more
I have pain which i'm sure is normal but i was walking around and my knee gave way is that normal?
Not normal.: It could just be general muscular weakness, or you could have something structurally wrong with your knee, that is causing it to "give way". ...Read more
Went to step up into truck and knee snapped like a shot gun. Having a terrible time trying to walk.?
Pain in lower back and knees. Hard to walk and back feels like it will collapse. What could this be?
My knees have become terrible over time, serious pain if i walk even 20 minutes. Confused what to do?
Pain behind both knees when laying down, worse on the right side.....goes away when I get up and walk?
Posterior knee pain: I believe you might have Arthritis as the pain in Arthritis gets worse after long period of inactivity with cold and also activity, the other reasons for the pain in back of the knee are: Baker cyst: inflammation of Popliteal Bursa, injury to the knee cartilage, injury to the muscle of the back of thigh (hamstring muscles). Please see your provider for a good knee exam or possible Xray. ...Read more
My knees have become terrible over time, serious pain if i walk even 20 minutes. Really confused what to do?
See details: The first thing is to have new xrays and an evaluation with a rheumatologist or orthopedist. There are potentially several options that help without resorting to surgery. ...Read more
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