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Recommended Exercises for Knee Pain Depend on the Cause of the Pain

Recommended Exercises for Knee Pain Depend on the Cause of the Pain February 5, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: What are the best exercises for sufferers of knee pain? Answer: While I can recommend some general exercises and activities — walking, for example — the most beneficial regimen will depend on [...]

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Meniscus Tear — Common Cause of Knee Pain

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A meniscus tear — due to injury or wear and tear — is one of the most common knee injuries. The November issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter provides an overview of this condition and treatment decisions, which can be more complex when osteoarthritis also is present [...]

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Athletes & Baker's Cysts

Summertime has many of us getting out and getting more active once again. That means we may see some of the maladies that come with aggressive exercise. Mayo Clinicorthopedic surgeonDiane Dahm, M.D., says a common concern is a Baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal (pop-lih-teel) cyst. It's basically just an out-pouching of [...]

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