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Posted by
Kristiina de prado on December 07, 2000 at 18:37:08:

I have had knee pain since last March. I had x ray done that showed nothing. MRI showed bakers cyst. I have seen
several doctors. It seems that there is also something else wrong. I am not injured. I excersice and ski every weekend
during winter and play tennis during summer. I have constant
litte ache on my knee. The worst problem is that I am not
able the squat. I have a feeling that my kneecap is bursting. I have also swelling on my upper shin. Are you able to help. Please!



Re: knee pain (Doc Kim?)

Posted by Walt Stoll on December 09, 2000 at 10:04:53:

In Reply to: knee pain posted by Kristiina de prado on December 07, 2000 at 18:37:08:

Hi, Kristina.

First of all, with what you have wrong with your knee you should NEVER do a squat. Surely you have already been told that by your docs!!!!!!!!!

Next, getting rid of bracing is the foundation of any effective treatment for this. Let us see what Doc Kim has to say about this.

Rolfing would help reallign your knee. Alexander Technique would help both your symptoms and prevent any recurrance.

Finally, glucosamine (750 milligrams twice a day) and the essential fatty acids on the home page would help the healing. Under water exercises would be ideal while any weight bearing exercise will be detrimental till this is healed. MSM may also help.

See the glossary for any unfamiliar terms.

Let us know how you do.

Walt




Re: knee pain (Doc Kim?)

Posted by Doc Kim on December 10, 2000 at 15:35:11:

In Reply to: Re: knee pain (Doc Kim?) posted by Walt Stoll on December 09, 2000 at 10:04:53:

Ditto to everything Walt says. The only other thing to check would be the hip on the involved side. The greatest majority of knee pain that I see is the result of what we call and anterior femur head. You can check this with the help of a friend. Lie on your back and have your assistant put his hands on the outside of your ankles. Spread your legs about 18 inches apart, then, starting with the good side, push out while your helper pushes in. If there is weakness in the bad side, you will know that there is probably an anterior femur head. While you are still on your back, have your helper move to your good side. Turn your toe in on the bad side and have your helper give you a sharp but shallow "rap" with the side of their fist on your greater trochanter (the "bump" on the top part of your leg about 6 to 8 inches below your waist). They shoud use the hand that is closest your head as they are facing your side. The direction of this impact is from the trochanter towards the top of the opposite hip.

If this is done correctly, when you recheck the strength is should be improved.

Let me know how you do.



Re: knee pain (Doc Kim?)

Posted by Walt Stoll on December 12, 2000 at 07:38:21:

In Reply to: Re: knee pain (Doc Kim?) posted by Doc Kim on December 10, 2000 at 15:35:11:

Thanks, Doc Kim.

I really resent my medical school for compulsively denying me this part of my education.

Namaste`

Walt



Re: knee pain (Doc Kim?) Archive in knee.

Posted by Walt Stoll on December 12, 2000 at 07:38:51:

In Reply to: Re: knee pain (Doc Kim?) posted by Doc Kim on December 10, 2000 at 15:35:11:

Thanks, Doc Kim.

I really resent my medical school for compulsively denying me this part of my education.

Namaste`

Walt



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