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I have chondromalacia patellae(bad knees) can I do dancing?
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Dr. Theodore Shybut
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, but do some PT
You would benefit from physical therapy to optimize strength/endurance/flexibility/coordination in your lower extremities and core; taping or bracing may help for more strenuous activity; see a sports med/knee specialist for specific recs re how to stay active and keep your knees pain free; make your rehab exercises part of your regular exercise routine and you should be able to go dancing.

In brief: Yes, but do some PT
You would benefit from physical therapy to optimize strength/endurance/flexibility/coordination in your lower extremities and core; taping or bracing may help for more strenuous activity; see a sports med/knee specialist for specific recs re how to stay active and keep your knees pain free; make your rehab exercises part of your regular exercise routine and you should be able to go dancing.
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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Might be a prob
Treatment consists of activity modification, ice, anti-inflammatory meds and therapy aimed at flexibility and strengthening, especially of your core.
Dancing may cause symptoms to worsen. Try above and slowly introduce dancing. If symptoms worsen, then refrain a bit longer.

In brief: Might be a prob
Treatment consists of activity modification, ice, anti-inflammatory meds and therapy aimed at flexibility and strengthening, especially of your core.
Dancing may cause symptoms to worsen. Try above and slowly introduce dancing. If symptoms worsen, then refrain a bit longer.
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
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