How can I minimize knee joint pain?

Depends on the cause. Most aches and pains in the knee without a major injury can be improved with non-impact aerobic activity (swimming, biking, elliptical), quadriceps and hip abductor and short external rotator strengthening, hamstring stretching, ice, nsaids, avoidance of an activity that causes pain. If the symptoms persist or there is significant swelling, see an orthopaedic surgeon.

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Rigjt knee joint pain?

Many possibilities. There are too many possible causes to give you a reliable answer. I recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation. Read more...
Varies . It depends on wether or not you had an injury. With an in injury it could many things, from a knee sprain to a cartilage or ligament tear. Without an injury, it could be an infection, gout, or any number of rheumatoid like problems. Either way it sounds like you need a work up for knee pain. Read more...
Could be torn cartil. Torn cartilage or arthritic knee or instability can causethe problem. Find a prolotherapist to treatr this and try to resolve it without surgery, go to www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org to find a prolotherapist. Read more...

Exercise for knee joint pain?

Hmmm? Depends why your knee pains you in the first place; initially i would not recommend any strenuous activity/exercise...Just rest it; maybe an ice pack. If you continue to suffer try a mild dose of Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). If you are still without relief then please get to your doctor for a more detailed examination...Better to get the approrpiate diagnosis and correct treatment than trial and error. Read more...
Depends why pain. Knee pain can be for a variety of reasons. This defines the type of therapy and also the type exercise. Quadriceps muscles are important for knee strength. Your evaluation will help guide the best approach to you exercise program. Physical therapy will be important in your evaluation and therapy. Read more...
Varies. It really is based upon the specific cause of the knee pain. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis as to the source of your knee pain first. Read more...

How can one cure knee-joint pain?

Knee joint pain. Start with rest, ice, compression, elevation. If not better check with your doctor/orthopedic surgeon with good exam, history , and imaging. May need operative intervention if significant acl, meniscus, tendon, or arthritis problems. Read more...

Sudden knee joint pain, what to do?

RICE protocol. In order to understand the cause, it would be important to know how this started? Injury? Has this happened before? Swelling? Redness? Where is the pain? Generic treatment includes RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation). May try topical ointments, oral NSAIDs if able, and/or bracing. The most likely cause would be osteoarthritis, however, if there was an injury could have a ligament injury. Read more...

What can I do to relieve knee joint pain?

? Arthritis. Depending on the history this may be from injuring the knee in the past and now have arthritis in it. At your age an xray may show some damage but an MRI will be more informative try anti-inflammatories, advil (ibuprofen) etc and then see your doctor. Read more...

What to do if I have a little knee joint pain?

Very common... Knee pain is very common. Most of the time it is related to activity and age related wear and tear on the joint. Red flags are pain that doesn't go away, swelling, instability, or painful catching. Read more...

I am 37 and I am starting to get knee joint pain?

Aging. You are likely getting some age related inflammation in the joint. It could be early arthritis, mild tendinitis, cartilage degeneration, or a bone cyst. As always, if the discomfort persists or worsens, seek care. Your physician may order a simple x-ray to help determine the cause of your symptoms. Read more...
Knee pain. Depending on the location of your pain & evaluation by your doc proper diagnosis can be made. At 37 and lack of an acute injury points to the following possible common problems: 1) front pain with stairs or squatiing: early patello-femoral arthritis , 2) pain on either sides: tendinitis or meniscus tears , 3) back of the knee: bakers cyst, 4) pain all over: arthritis/inflammation. Read more...