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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I had knee pain & did physicaltherapy last year, yesterday i found i've knee osteoarthritis, may it be now the cause of physical therapy?
Right knee pain started august 2012, could not stoop, pain virtually subsided 23, runner, osteoarthritis dr said@23 wrong joey?
Eval best choice: Getting a formal evaluation by specialist in joints and musculoskeletal medicine best. Choices include orthopedics, physiatrist, sports physician, or rheumatologist. Physical exam and a history are first in a work up. Large differential in young runner with "knee" pain. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with advanced tricompartmental osteoarthritis in my left knee. My ankle is swollen too. Are the two related? I have knee pain no ankle
Yes,given less walks: Knee arthritis often limits the amount of distance a patient can walk. The muscles in the lower leg help get fluid from the leg back to the heart and require a good amount of walking ideally at least 2500 steps a day. Otherwise, fluid can pool around the ankle. Also since arthritis goes all over the body an exam by Podiatry to check for ankle arthritis or sprain is indicated.PT or taping can help. ...Read more
I am 63. I have knee pain. My doctor says that it is osteoarthritis. I have heard that glucosamine? May help. What is it? Should I try it?
Good to try: Glucosamine and chondroiton are 2 over the counter supplements that are frequently packaged together and can provide relief from arthritis. Ask your pharmacist or health food store for a good preparation. You will need to take every day for best results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain, instability, and painful cracking. MRI notes meniscal degeneration, no tear and severe osteoarthritis. Am I looking at a knee replacement?
Maybe: Although the MRI shows severe Osteoarthritis the decision about knee replacement is based on how you are functioning rather than the MRI image. Physical Therapy, medications, weight control and non drug interventions (such as Tai Chi) can help to reduce pain/improve function. You may want to discuss a comprehensive program with your health care provider as well as an Orthopedic doctor. ...Read more
Is stem cell acceptable for knee pain, had meniscus surgery and a small amount of osteoarthritis was also found in knee 67 year old male active biker?
Knee pain when stand/walk. Osteophytes at bilateral tibial spines. Patellofemoral joint spaces reduced. Early osteoarthritis. Need surgery to treat?
I was diagnoised as knee ostioarthritis in the begining of it im 39 years im going to gym for aerobic but my knee pain increase after can I continue?
Yes : People with arthritis who exercise have less pain than people who don't. Maintain proper weight - for every 1 lb. A person is over weight, the knee sees 4 lbs. Avoid high impact aerobics. Avoid anything that makes the knee feel worse. Swimming, cycling or spinning, and walking are all good. Ice is your friend. For persistent pain look into synvisc or similar injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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