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What Does It Mean When Your Knees Hurt
Standing on knees: Standing on bad knees that do not straighten fully or have deformity can cause some back issues. Also a bad back can sometimes cause hip, knee and leg pain. Have this checked out by an orthopedist. ...Read more
Maybe nothing: Common - check with your technique on your lunges- wrong technique can hurt your knee. Also, you may already have some chondromalacia under your knee cap and that can be painful with lunges. If it persists, see an ortho knee specialist ...Read more
Many causes: There are many possible causes. You will get the most benefit from seeing a orthopedic / sports med doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Knee hurt give out: Symptoms og knee pain and feeling of knee giving out is most of the times due to ligament injury. The knee is held together by ligamentsand feeling of instabiity and giving out is due to a tear in one of the knee ligament. You should see your doctor or an orthpedic specialist and may need a MRI if indicated after exam to find out if there is torn ligament. ...Read more
Patella: Likely chondromalacia patella. This usually responds well to therapy. ...Read more
I'm only 24 and my knees hurt badly standing up for 2 hours or sitting on a chair for 4 hours long. What should I do?
Exercise: On the surface, what you are describing maybe as simple as patellofemoral syndrome. Females are much more commonly affected due to the geometry of the pelvis and how it affects the tracking of the knee cap when you move. I would ofcourse see a physician to be sure, but start with exercise. ...Read more
My knees hurt all the time but worse at night! No injury and been going on about a year what would make it worse at night?
Sleeping with a pillow in between your knees if you sleep on your side. And if you sleep on you back, below your knees.
Sometimes it is our position. Please make sure you walk with shoes with good arch support, or your knees will eventually be closer together when you walk and hurt on the inside from too much pressure.
Good luck! Visit local orthopedic doctor for more specific help. ...Read more
PF and OA: Your heel may hurt as a result of plantar fasciitis which is often related to first step pain in the morning. This can respond well to stretching or night time splinting. Your knees may hurt as a result of arthritis and again related to early motion pain caused by stiffness that occurs at night, that typically gets better with some activity and worse towards end of day. Try otc and stretching. ...Read more
Patellofemoral: Often kneecap pain will cause more pain going down hill. ...Read more
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
No relationship: Unfortunately, there is no physical relationship between meat consumption and joint pain. ...Read more
Please explain why does my knees hurt in the morning whenever I eat food that contains meat continuously?
See MD: Very difficult to say without examining you. However, high protein intake and associated knee pain in a middle- aged male w/ no history of knee injury is suggestive of gout.See your pcp for evaluation and lab work. The best way to know 'for sure' if it is gout is to have your knee aspirated and the fluid looked at by an experienced pathologist. Uric acid crystals are classically -" birefringent" ...Read more
My knees hurt when I bend down. ( i.e., . to pick up something). What can be done about this? Does glucosamine and hydrodyn really work?
Evidence Lacking: The use of glucosamine chondroitin is a very popular over the counter supplement that many people take for osteoarthritis. Research is mixed on its efficacy. Some research indicates that the glucosamine sulfate version may be the one that works. Often people look towards the more expensive combination of glucosamie and msm. It would be good to see an orthopedic physician. ...Read more
I think I might have an issue with my knees. When I get onto the indoor bike and ride, my knees hurt sometimes, what could I do to prevent this?
- Talk to a doctor online
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