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What Is The Solution To Aching Knee For The Physical Active
Depends: It depends on the cause of the knee pain. If it is pain associated with arthritis, we often have to evaluate what type of exercise you are doing and make adjustments. If pain is from internal derangement such as a meniscus tear, it might need to be addressed surgically. If pain is overuse in nature, resting, icing, compression will be effective. ...Read more
Often I feel anxious, with a lack of energy and a very slight ache or in my joints (knees, wrists, ankles mainly). I'm not very physically active.
Non specific: As a psychiatrist, of course I want to know more about the anxiety. Anxiety disorders can often have physical symptoms like muscle ache and fatigue, as well as depressive conditions. So can normal stress and strain, especially if a person starts to tip over into burnout. There are also medical conditions that can cause anxiety and physical symptoms. Starting with an primary eval is best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 24 with chronic knee and ankle pain (particularly my talus's). I'm healthy and fairly active. It tends to ache at night and when I'm not active.
Need more info: Need more info so see your doctor. ...Read more
Minor Knee pain have full range of movement no pain only on placing weight on or twisting on it feels slightly weak and dull ache, active runner ?
Runners knee: Runners are prone to get certain type of strains to the tendons. Take it easy and consult orthopedic for further therapy program ...Read more
I am 36 and have had bowed knees since i was born.I work in a highly physical job using ladders constantly.They are really sore. Can i solve this?
Not the bowed legs: Simple aches and pains can improve with exercises an medications. If you really have bad bowed knees since childhood, the only way to improve alignment is to break the bones and straighten them. ...Read more
Calf & knees are sore daily even when I am not active.My legs feel week when standing. I figure skate and have fallen many times on my knee?
The back of my left leg, knee area is sore. I have a desk job, i don't do strenuous physical activity to warrant pulled muscle. What's the deal?
Could be a number of: Possibilities; 1) muscle strain which can occur even in a sedentary person, after low level activities like climbing stairs, or a rapid walk, or running after a child, etc; 2) could have bumped the back of the leg/knee into something; 3) could be leg clot, which can occur in a sedentary person. Is there swelling, tenderness or breathing problems/chest pain...... See your pcp the last possibility. ...Read more
He hit L knee on the ground 10 weeks ago, resolved partly. Now swelling, pain at left of patella after each basketball practice. What evaluation.....?
Knee sprain/strain: You will need to see an Orthopedist for an exam to determine stability.An MRI should reveal what structures are injured.I would suggest reducing strenuous activity that causes significant pain or swelling until diagnosis is made..Use 20 minutes of ice and an Ace bandage for acute swelling/pain.You may also take Tylenol for pain or Motrin/Aleve for pain/inflamation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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