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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more


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I have severe osteoarthritis in both of my knees surgeries on both knees. I would like to exercise running what is the best shoes for my case?

I have severe osteoarthritis in both of my knees surgeries on both knees. I would like to exercise running what is the best shoes for my case?

Running would not be: a good choice for exercise. Any impact exercise will cause your DJD to progress faster good/perfect shoes or not. Walking outside or treadmill, not running is a good substitute or swimming even better. ...Read more

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I'm 54 and female. I have rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. What kind of exercises can I do to lose weight without hurting myself knees areWhat exercises?

I'm 54 and female. I have rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. What kind of exercises can I do to lose weight without hurting myself knees areWhat exercises?

Wrong forum: You need to discuss this with your own rheumatologist first. The answer depends on the joints involved and the severity of the involvement. As one cannot examine you over the internet one cannot give you a soecific answer. ...Read more

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What kind of pain do you get when you have osteoarthritis in the knee?

What kind of pain do you get when you have osteoarthritis in the knee?

Non-specific pain: The pain is not specific to osteoarthritis, but may involve pain on flexion and extension, and a "catch" in certain positions. The pain is not usually "sharp" and stabbing, but more chronic without peaks and valleys. ...Read more

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What type of exercise are suitable to relief knee pain cause by osteoarthritis?

What type of exercise are suitable to relief knee pain cause by osteoarthritis?

It depends: The types of exercises that you will tolerate with an arthritic knee depend to a large degree on the severity of the arthritis. If you have very severe arthritis then pool-based exercises can be quite beneficial. If you have more mild osteoarthritis, then light weightlifting, and light aerobic training can also be very useful. ...Read more

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What type of knee brace would be best for a basketball player with osteoarthritis?

What type of knee brace would be best for a basketball player with osteoarthritis?

If U have 1 comp-: -artment disease there is an unloaded brace, but not 4 sports, & BBall is the worst thing U can do. Running, cutting, jumping R all bad, & no bracing will help. Consult a fellowship trained sports med orth surgeon. I would assume U will hear the same. ...Read more

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Can I use my exercise bike everyday to treat my moderate knee osteoarthritis? What about daily leg strengthening exercises? How much is too much?

Can I use my exercise bike everyday to treat my moderate knee osteoarthritis? What about daily leg strengthening exercises? How much is too much?

Manage OA: Using an exercise bike is an excellent exercise if one suffers with osteoarthritis. Your knee will tell you if you've had enough. Progression of OA can be generally minimized by losing weight, performing light weight training and low impact cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, exercise bike, swimming). Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation can help to rebuild lost cartilage as well. ...Read more

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