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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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I got tackled at rugby last night & my knee hurt after being tackled but the pain is getting worse as the hours go by, the pain is the side of my knee

I got tackled at rugby last night & my knee hurt after being tackled but the pain is getting worse as the hours go by, the pain is the side of my knee

Inflammation: Ice, rest, elevation, and anti-inflammatory/pain medication such as ibuprofen or naproxen are the initial treatment. If no help, see an orthopedic surgeon for an exam, and maybe some X-rays or MRI. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can you tell me some causes of inside knee pain, at night, gets better if i walk around, hurts again, repeat walking?

Can you tell me some causes of inside knee pain, at night, gets better if i walk around, hurts again, repeat walking?

Many: Usually this involves either an inflammatory issue (arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis, synovitis) or an injury to the cartilage (meniscus tear or articular cartilage damage). Of these, the most common are arthritis and meniscus tears. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hurt?

It depends.: It could be a simple tendinitis, or, something more troublesome, like arthritis. Meniscal tears are very common, as well. You need to see an orthopedic knee specialist, who can pinpoint the source of your pain. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hurt so bad when it is cold?

Why does my knee hurt so bad when it is cold?

Try moving: While indoors where it is warm before going outside. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/features/weather_and_pain?page=3. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my knee hurt when i bend it?

Please explain why does my knee hurt when i bend it?

Patella: Was there trauma? If not, could be from mild arthritis behind your knee cap; also could be from tight muscles, around knee (ie quadriceps, hip flexors, hamstrings) if it persists i would get evaluated by an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hurt when i sit in a chair the pain at times is unbearable? It hurts all the time but is worse sitting please explain

More info: Impossible to make a diagnosis. Many reasons for pain. Could be anything. It only hurts when you sit? What about stairs? Where does it hurt. How long? Swelling? Popping? Injuries? ...Read more

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Nocturnal (Definition)

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