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What can I take for knee pain?

What can I take for knee pain?

Pain type is crucial: Knee pain can be joint pain, muscle pain, bone pain, bursitis pain, tendon pain, muscle pain, etc. Just because the knee hurts does not mean arthritis and does not mean a need for injections or surgery. You may need a good conditioning program, even seeing a physicial therapist. Muscle strength is important to help knee pain - the muscle help protect the knee. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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Knee pain. What can I take?

Knee pain. What can I take?

Many things: If you injured it you should see a doc so that you are not making it worse. For mild pain there are many classes of medication including tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen), and others like tramadol. Call one of your docs and see what they prescribe. Avoid narcotics...Too many people prescribe them and they have many side effects. ...Read more

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How long should it take to heal knee pain?

How long should it take to heal knee pain?

Depends: That all depends on what is causing the pain and have you taken care of what is causing it. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to heal knee pain?

Please tell me how long it takes for to heal knee pain?

Depends on cause: Knee pain as a result of mild-to-moderate injury to the joint can take 1-6 weeks weeks to heal. More significant injuries can take up to 3 months. Most important thing is to identify the cause of your knee pain. An evaluation done by an orthopaedic surgeon is a good place to start. ...Read more

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What would be recommended to take care of a knee pain and what is the cause?

What would be recommended to take care of a knee pain and what is the cause?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee 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 available. ...Read more

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What are the next steps for me to take if i continue having knee pain while cycling after getting a proper bike fitting?

C an ortho. : A good orthopedic exam & imaging may help. Even if u have a great fit, an internal derangement will still give u trouble. ...Read more

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What's a fast way to take care of knee pain after running?

What's a fast way to take care of knee pain after running?

Ice: Ice the knees for 15-20 minutes after running. If it persists, see an orthopedist to determine the cause. Sometime exercises are all that you will need to resolve the issue. ...Read more

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I take one Alleve tablet a day is this bad? I take it for knee pain.

I take one Alleve tablet a day is this bad? I take it for knee pain.

Not bad at all: Naproxen is a traditional NSAID. It works by blocking your body's production of some natural substances that cause inflammation. It is great an anti-inflammatory drug and reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness caused by arthritis. If concerned, talk to your PCP for more information. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do cortisone shots ever permanently take knee pain away? Is ir possible?

Do cortisone shots ever permanently take knee pain away? Is ir possible?

Unlikely: Depends. Most shots are for arthtitic conditions (degeneration, inflammation) and in these instances they provide temporary relief. In bursitis, often just below the knee, it can be a permanent fix. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if i take hydrocodone once in a while for back and knee pain?

What do you recommend if i take hydrocodone once in a while for back and knee pain?

Key-once in a while: Hydrocodone (vicodin, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) others) has the potential to be highly addictive when taken for more than a short period of time-perhaps a week or two. If it truly "once in a while, " then there is probably know harm. I make my living treating opiate dependence, and most patients started slowly, then gradually increased to opiate dependence. See my website www.Opiatcure.Com. ...Read more

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