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Knee Aches Today - Sep 05
Amongst all the other issues that I've been having as health declines. Right knee aches today. Actually its the area above the knee that's bothering me but I'm guessing that ...
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Posted: Sep 5, 2013 12:42
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  • Knee Aches Today
    Amongst all the other issues that I've been having as health declines. Right knee aches today. Actually its the area above the knee that's bothering me but I'm guessing that pressure is bearing down on my knee. Only seems to bother me when I am walking and not even when I am bending it if I am reclining or sitting down.  Will get it checked by a doctor soon as time permits.
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  • By: AmariT: Oct, 21, 2013 11:17 AM
    I saw an interesting post the other day about how you should tie your shoes differently depending on whatkind of feet problem you have. This isn't it, but it's the closest I could find: http://www.wefitshoes.com/lacing-guide-s/66.htm. I wonder if different ways of lacing your shoes have different effects on your knees too. 

    By: andy.peloquin: Oct, 16, 2013 15:34 PM
    Be careful with the leg exercises! 

    Leg extensions are actually pretty dangerous for those with knee problems, as the extension pushes the leg muscles against the kneecap - risking more problems.

    It's best to stick with exercises like:
    - Leg presses
    - Lunges
    - Squats

    If you want to strengthen the muscles without risking joint injury, try isometric (static, or unmoving) exercises like wall squats.  There's no movement of the joint, so there's little risk of the injury or ache getting worse.

    By: agrewal26: Sep, 21, 2013 16:19 PM
    I would also recommend some light leg exercises that dont place too much stress on your knees.  For example, leg extensions are a great way to strengthen your quadricep muscles.  Strenghten quads allieviates some of the impact and stress on your knees.  So in turn, stronger leg muscles equals stronger, more stable knees.  I tried it out and it worked wonders for me.


    By: shinpei.kuga: Sep, 16, 2013 16:25 PM
    Not likely either. I just replacced my shoes and its better now- Right heel was completely demoslished Since i walk everywhere

    By: Notyetagolfpro: Sep, 09, 2013 10:08 AM
    Hmm- has anyone checked your knee area and other joints for early Osteoarthritis?   & have you been screened for Gout?   Ask your doctor when you see him or her...


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