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Would P90 X Be A Suitable Exercise If I Have Bad Knees Or Would It Help Them
May help, May hurt: P90x is a great home fitness program i also enjoy but its not for everyone. The plyometrics routine has several high impact jumps that could cause knee pain and injuries while the leg workout has great strengthening exercises that help stabilize the knee. An exercise physiologists can evaluate your personal workout needs along with your dr to help ensure the routine is safe for you & your joints. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 61 year old woman. I have bad knees and have been told that replacement of knees is the only solution. What exercise can I do for this ?
Water exercises: One of the best exercises for "bad knees" is to walk in the shallow end of a pool. Aquatic exercises are beneficial because they provide resistance with less weight bearing. Stretching (maintaining flexibility) and range of motion exercises (to prevent loss of movement) are also important. See you doctor or physical therapist for more ideas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad knees and was wondering if rebounding (exercising on a mini trampoline) is a good or bad exercise for that?
My knee hurts all the time but exercise seems to help However it hurts to bad to do much should I take pain meds so I can exercise more? 800mg ibuprof
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
Exercise post arthro: a lot depends upon the timing of the 'exercise.' a complex knee scope with ACL reconstruction may take some time before one can 'exercise' normally. That said upper body work can be performed soonafter. Swimming will happen sooner than running; biking on a stationary bike may occur with minimal resistance as well. A well trained physical therapist should be able to gradually return you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get really bad knee pain and it gets really hard to walk up stairs or move things around. I exercise and stretch Im only 19 is there something wrong?
Something wrong: You need to see your primary doctor. If he/she can help you that's fine. If not you will be referred to a joint specialist. Have your doctor refer you. ...Read more
Yes.: It may be bad, because an effusion indicates that something is structurally wrong with your knee. You should see an orthopedic knee specialist, to see if exercising through it is ok. ...Read more
Whenever i sit down for a long time and get up i feel my knees tight and they kinda hurt. I exercise a lot (crossfit/running) is it bad?
No: A small amount of pain is not bad but if this gets worse or persists you should see an orthopedist. ...Read more
What are some of the most effective exercise/ weight loss options for someone with bad knees, no pool and no gym?
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