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Don't Neglect A Painful Knee Cap - Reduce Your Knee Pain by drbraceco Posted Sat 09 May 2009 6:56pm Do you want to learn about ways to help treat a painful knee cap? Whether you have this knee problem when you are walking, or running, or doing other activities, this essential information is for you. A painful patella can be due to chronic conditions or more acute problems such as a contusion.   A contusion is otherwise known as a bruise, ... Read on »
Painful Knees Often Tied to Pain in Other Joints by Medline Plus Posted Mon 22 Nov 2010 12:00pm Arthritic discomfort elsewhere may raise intensity of knee woes, researchers say By Robert Preidt Monday, November 22, 2010 MONDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDay News) -- The pain of knee osteoarthritis is more severe in people who also have foot, elbow and lower back pain, a new study has f ... Read on »
KNEE PAIN!?!?! WHAT KNEE PAIN??? by Amy T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:48pm I ran 2 miles last night with Tim the Paramedic just to see how the knee was going to feel. AND IT FELT GREAT! I guess it's just a really bad bruise (still a little black and blue) and only hurts to touch but walking, bending, running, going up stairs, lunges...none of it gives me a bit of trouble. My pride still aches a little from ... Read on »
“It’s there and I’m stuck with it” – chronic knee pain after knee joint replacement by Bronwyn T. Occupational Therapist Posted Tue 22 Mar 2011 2:22pm I share an office with an Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He snorted at me one day, and showed me the stats from our national joint register database where I saw that while the main reason given for revision of a total hip joint was dislocation, and pain was the sixth most common reason given; in the case of revision of knee j ... Read on »
Preventing Pain with Knee Braces by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Apr 2013 11:00am Knee pain can a very uncomfortable feeling but wearing a knee brace may help to prevent or minimize it. We all know exercising is excellent for your health but a few number of activities can be very harsh on your joints , particularly your knees. Running is the first one that comes to mind. Despite the fact that running is a great way to ... Read on »
Positive Thinking and The Pain in My Knee by Pamela S. Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 11:58am Chalk it up to another sign of getting older, but earlier this year I started to feel pain in my left knee whenever I stretched my legs after exercising or bent over. I wouldn't get it during normal walking or actual physical activity, but when my leg was in a particular position it would drive me nuts. It was like a strong electric "twinge" behi ... Read on »
Pregabalin decreases chronic pain after knee replacement surgery by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 19 Oct 2008 7:05pm Researchers presenting at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists have found that the drug pregabalin (Lyrica), when administered before and after total knee replacement surgery significantly decreased the incidence of chronic pain while increasing and expediting patient mobility after surgery. “While TKR is an effectiv ... Read on »
Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis by Medline Plus Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 12:00pm Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness , Knee Injuries and Disorders , Osteoarthritis Read on »
Kicking pain out of knees by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 07 Nov 2011 4:41am New research finds that footballers are at an increased risk of osteoarthritisA disease mainly of the large joints of the body, as a result of wear and tear of the surface cartilage. of the knee, particularly following injury during sport. Osteoarthritis often results from wear and tear which can lead to me ... Read on »
Dr. Schnee's Cold Laser Knee Program Provides Bone on Bone Knee Pain Relief for Severe Knee Pain Sufferer by Dr. Alexandra Schnee, D.C Posted Sat 12 Jun 2010 10:59pm "Before starting care my knee pain was very severe, all the time.   It was a burning, searing pain that was constant and    I could barely walk.   I couldn’t bend my leg.   I could hardly walk up stairs.   I took baby steps.   Getting up from a sitting position was very difficult.   I woke up all the time from the pain.   I tried cortisone shots. ... Read on »