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Knee Pain

Knee pain can be due to a localized injury or trauma causing a torn ligament, tendon, meniscus, fracture, bursitis, tendinitis, obesity, arthritis, overuse (runner's knee), gout, etc. Although pain due to minor injury resolves on its own, diagnosis and correction of the underlying cause are essential to get rid of long-standing severe knee pain. Weight reduction is necessary to treat the present or prevent future knee pain in obese people. Adequate rest, physiotherapy, knee braces, surgery, medication, etc., are the available treatment options based on the diagnosis.

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My 28-year-old sister is suffering from knee pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My sister is 28 years old. Recently, she got knee pain. She is also a diabetic patient and taking medications for it. Her doctor advised her to take low-protein foods to reduce this knee pain. May I know the cause of this knee pain? Why did her doctor advise her to take a low-protein di...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com I understand your concern. If her diabetic profile is under control in terms of HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin) then there is no problem, but the doctor asked to reduce protein intake with knee pain which might be uric acid levels on the higher side or some other dysfuncti...  Read Full »

I get a throbbing sensation in my knee while resting. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting throbbing in my knee every time I am resting. There is no pain just uncomfortable throbbing. Recently, came back from grade 2 MCL injury and ACL sprain. I am a female.  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. The throbbing pain is caused due to the activity you do like walking and standing, etc. The muscle gets activated normally during functional activities but in your case, since recovery has not happened completely you have post activity stiff...  Read Full »

I am suffering from knee pain and swelling in the leg above and below the knee. Please help me to lose weight.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from knee pain and swelling in leg above and below the knee. Please help me to loose my weight.  Read Full »


Neha Suryawanshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, According to your height, your ideal weight should be 59 kgs.You need to take water retention diet to treat swelling then take high fiber low fat diet followed by detox diet to loose weight fast. Try to take small and frequent meals at regular i...  Read Full »

What can I do for knee pain, loose joints, repetitive sprained ankles and hip tightness?

Query: Hello doctor, What can I do for knee pain and lose of joints and repetitive sprained ankles and hip tightness? I am a 15-year-old girl, and I have major knee pain that comes and goes. It is always swollen.  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would advise you to start strengthening your muscles by doing simple stability exercises and slowly progress to weight training. Have an adequately supervised session for a while to avoid any compensation of movements. Once muscles get stronger, you will get good s...  Read Full »

I have pain in my right knee. Should I stop exercising?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old girl and normally squat reasonably heavy 143 lbs. These past weeks I have been feeling a straining tugging pain coming from my right knee on the inside. I think it is the MCL. It does not cause me any problems in day to day life but hurts a decent amount when I squat ...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. In my opinion, you would have a VMO (vastus medialis oblique) issue which may be tender and stiff since it is involved in the final degree of knee locking and will come into play during locking of the knee. And also when adductors made to get tig...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain under the right knee after workout?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had knee pain for the past week but not much pain. Yesterday I went to the gym, and something triggered the pain under my knee. Since then under my right knee, I get a pinching pain now and then. If I rub, there is pain in a particular spot. Would a brace or anti-inflammatory he...  Read Full »


Jani Hemang Sudhakarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain may be due to the sudden lifting of heavyweight, which resulted in compression and tissue swelling. If the duration of injury is within two days, then apply ice, and from the third day, go for physiotherapy treatment like ultrasound therapy on the back of the kn...  Read Full »

Why is my knee not bending more after dislocation?

Query: Hello doctor, I dislocated my knee over three weeks. It was put back in place. At moment, I can only bend my knee 30 percent then its starts to really hurt if I try to bend more. What could be the cause and what sort of exercise should I do to get my knee working properly? Are any medicines availabl...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In my opinion, you should get investigations done for your dislocated knee to see the level of damage that happened and also to rule out any avulsion or fracture associated with it. Then coming to your range and movement, it is always possible to get movement completel...  Read Full »

I developed hip and knee pain after doing squats in my gym. How to overcome the pain?

Query: Hi doctor,I did squats during my gym session and developed pain in my hips and knees. But the pain is severe in my hips. The pain is persistent and does not go away. It has been there for the past four days. However, the pain has reduced a bit, but it is still there. What to do?Please give your sugg...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain is likely due to muscle soreness and typically occurs following a hard training session. So do not worry. However, I suggest you to follow the instructions mentioned below, 1. Icing is effective in reducing pain, so continue icing on the painful area frequently e...  Read Full »

I am suffering from muscle stiffness, foot pain, headaches, neck pain, and knee discomfort. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,What should I do if you have stiff and sore muscles? My feet hurt, and lot of tension headaches, and my neck hurt. I was in gymnastics yesterday. And I am overweight and my knees hurt.Thanks.  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries.I understand your concern and will try to help you with it.I recommend you to do lot of icing and indulge yourself in relaxation therapy or plan for proper muscle recovery. For sore and stiff muscles lot of icing freq...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from knee pain and weight gain for the past year. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from knee pain for one year. It is causing weight gain and further worsening knee pain. I want to decrease body weight by exercising on gym equipment. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Saswati Nanda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your problem. As you are at age 53, rather than going for gym equipment I recommend you to follow the steps I have mentioned below. Do some yoga and pranayam for 30 minutes daily. It will help you a lot. Walk for at least 15 minutes in the mor...  Read Full »

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