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what could be the cause of your knee pain ?

Knee pain is incredibly common. Knee pain is a special problem for athletes — over half of all athletes suffer from this.Sports, exercise and other activities can cause muscle strains, tendinitis, and more serious injuries to ligaments and cartilage.

Common causes include

  • Arthritis
  • Ligament injury or tear meniscus (cartilage) tear
  • Tendonitis or bursitis

What are the treatment options?

Exercise and stretching
Stretching and strengthening exercises will be prescribed for you based on your condition.

Ice your knee
Ice your knee to reduce pain and swelling. Do it for 15-20 minutes every 3-4 hours for 2-3 days or until the pain is gone.

Elevate your knee with a pillow under your heel when you’re sitting or lying down to reduce swelling.

Pain medication

Doctor may prescribe anti-inflammatory medication or ice for short-term pain relief.

In severe cases where conservative therapy is not effective or appropriate, the are multiple surgical options available.

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When to seek a medical care after a sports injury?

It’s difficult to know when a sports or activity injury can be treated at home and when to get a medical professional involved. Knowing when to see your doctor is an important step in this process.self-care tactics are usually enough to resolve the injury within a few weeks. But in some cases, it may be necessary to seek medical care for a sports injury.

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These are signs that someone with an injury needs immediate medical care in the ER:

  • Symptoms that do not go away after rest and home treatment
  • Any condition that affects training or performance that has not been given a diagnosis or has not been treated
  • Joint swelling, locking, or instability
  • Visible deformity or mass in arms, legs, or joints
  • Inability to fully move a joint, arm, or leg
  • Inability to stand or walk
  • Back or neck pain-especially if there is also numbness, weakness, or pain that runs down the arm or leg
  • Pain that does not go away
  • Pain that disrupts daily actitvity or sleep
  • Inability to support any weight or pressure on the affected area
  • Extreme pain that is progressively getting worse
  • Unsteady breathing or pulse


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Back pain can start at your feet — specifically with the shoes you’re wearing

Few of us are strangers to lower back pain. In fact, more than 50 percent of working Americans suffer from it each year, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Not only that, but back pain ranks as the number two reason people see a doctor

Sometimes the cause is obvious, like a sports injury or bending the wrong way. Other times, however, the reason might be surprising, like when the culprit turns out to be your feet and improper footwear. But finding the right shoes — and there are many choices — can be all the back pain treatment you need.

Back Pain and Footwear: What’s the Connection?

Though your feet and favorite stilettos can seem far removed from your back, they really can be related and contributing to your pain and, in turn, stress and fatigue.

Back pain and footwear can also be connected through poor choices made as consumers and fashionistas. For example, those high heels can throw off alignment and add extra stress and strain on the lower back.

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How to avoid injuries while playing basket ball ?


Injuries while playing basketball are commonly caused by falls, player contact, awkward landings, abrupt changes in direction and being hit by the ball. Common types of injuries are:

  • Injuries to the lower body, mostly ankle sprains
  • Injuries to the hand, fingers, head, face and teeth
  • Knee injuries – females are at higher risk of knee injury than males
  • Overuse injuries – are most common in higher level players due to the duration and intensity of play.


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The five injuries diagnosed most frequently were, in order, ankle sprains, finger sprains, finger fractures, knee sprains, and facial lacerations. Girls had a higher rate of knee sprains and finger sprains, while boys had a higher rate of ankle sprains. To me, the increased risk of knee sprains in basketball among girls is not surprising given the much higher risk of ACL injury in female athletes in all sports


Ankle Sprains

When the foot is forcibly rolled inward or outward, ligaments that hold the ankle in place can overstretch or tear, resulting in an ankle sprain.


  • Pain on the overstretched portion of the ankle
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Tenderness
  • Warmth to the touch



  • Rest
  • Ice
  • Compression
  • Elevation (for the first 24 to 48 hours post-injury)

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