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What are some sports I should avoid if I have bad knees?

What are some sports I should avoid if I have bad knees?

High impact sports: "bad knees" could mean any number of problems. Generally, low-impact activities such as swimming (+/- breaststroke) or cycling are safe. ...Read more

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Daughter knee has deep bad pain when putting weight on it or bending it, never been broken & doesn't do much sports what could that be?

Daughter knee has deep bad pain when putting weight on it or bending it, never been broken & doesn't do much sports what could that be?

It could be related: to a condition called patellofemoral syndrome, which occurs when the upper and lower parts of the leg are not aligned properly, putting a stress on the knee(s). This is very common in teens,especially girls. However, she may have had an injury that she doesn't recall, so I would recommend having her see her doctor or an orthopedist to be diagnosed properly. ...Read more

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How can I avoid knee joint ?Damage while playing sports?

How can I avoid knee joint ?Damage while playing sports?

Stretch, play smart: Make sure you stretch pregame adequately.\ make sure you take time when not playing to exercise the knees to strengthen them. Also play smart. Don't take unnecessary risk in game that jeopardize those knees. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long does it take for bone bruise around knee to heal? Should you avoid playing sports on it within the days following injury?

How long does it take for bone bruise around knee to heal? Should you avoid playing sports on it within the days following injury?

Weeks: A bone bruise can take several weeks, up to 6 - 8 weeks to heal. I would avoid sports for 1 - 2 weeks, then gradually resume, and back off again if symptoms return. Good luck! ...Read more