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Doctor insights on: Why Might My Knees Make A Crunching Noise Frequently

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Why might my knees make a crunching noise frequently?

Why might my knees make a crunching noise frequently?

Cartilage damage: Knees can crunch for many reasons. Common causes include varying degrees of cartilage or meniscal damage, loose bodies, and scar tissue. Osteoarthritis is the term we use for advanced cartilage damage. ...Read more

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Why do my knees crunch bad when i bend them?

Why do my knees crunch bad when i bend them?

Possible: Meniscal tears or ligament or tendon problems, see your orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my knee crunch and grind when it bends?

Why does my knee crunch and grind when it bends?

Crepitations: May be a sign of thining cartillage, osteoarthritis. If you do have pain or swelling an evaluation and radiologic evaluation will help. ...Read more

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Ok, so i'm lying on the floor with my knees up. Exactly what all do I do next for a abdominal crunch?

Ok, so i'm lying on the floor with my knees up. Exactly what all do I do next for a abdominal crunch?

C below: Knees extended toward ceiling, hands over head the flex abdomen & sit up & touch ur toes by elevating ur chest off the floor. Back down & repeat. Try 2 reach goal of series 15-15-25, with short break between each. If 2 easy, add weight 2 hands. Poor image but girl near wall is close. ...Read more

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My knee make a crunch sound, what can I do to strengthen my knee and cut down the irritation?

Knee: This is likely a cartilage issue. Once cartilage is damaged healing is difficult and may require surgery. If you have swelling ice and anti imflammatories such as Motrin may help. ...Read more

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I hurt my knee. It's been in a lot of pain for a few months its swollen and it crunches really bad?

I hurt my knee. It's been in a lot of pain for a few months its swollen and it crunches really bad?

Torn cartilage: See an orthopedic doctor real soon. It is bad to be active on a swollen knee without getting proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen knee cap, keeping makin crunch noise causing pain and difficult to walk nd sleep?

Swollen knee cap,  keeping makin crunch noise causing pain and difficult to walk nd sleep?

Patella: Consider prepatellar bursitis, patellofemoral syndrome, chondromalacia patella, patellar tilt/maltracking. Consider pt, exercise, vmo, modalities, open patellar brace, etc. ...Read more

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Would you suggest to use Total Crunch® if I have some knee pain when I walk (especially when going uphill)?

Would you suggest to use Total Crunch® if I have some knee pain when I walk (especially when going uphill)?

NotWhatCap'nOrdered: Anything that doesn't over-stress the knees (e.g. hyper-flex under stress) should be fine. To quote an eloquent forum commenter: "That machine is absolute trash. You'll never get enough resistance from it to get any training done... Exercise machines sold on television tend to be bullshit. If you are interested in general fitness try [something else]. IMHO, better to find a trainer to help you . ...Read more