Pain & Technical Questions

Knee Osteoarthritis

Q: My knee hurts and when I went to the hospital for taking X-ray, I was told that the gap between the bones was narrow.

Q: What are the symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee?

Q: I went to the hospital and was told that the X-rays did not look so bad, but my knee is very painful. What is going on my knee?

Q: I was diagnosed with Knee Osteoarthritis. Is there any prevention to stop progressing the deformation?

Q: My knee pain is more intense on bad weather days. Why is this? Why?

Q: I have osteoarthritis of the knee. Is there anything I can do to help myself cope with it? (Self-Prevention)

Q: I was recommended surgery for knee osteoarthritis. What kind of surgery is available?

Q: I have osteoarthritis of the knee and am wondering if I should have surgery. Is there any non-surgical way to improve it?

Jumper's Knee

Q: I had a pain in my knee and went to the hospital. I was told that I had Jumper's knee.

Q: Where does Jumper's knee hurt? What are the symptoms?

Q: What is the reason causing Jumper’s knee? Why it occurs?

Q: How do you diagnose Jumper’s knee?

Q: I have a pain above the knee plate. Is this also Jumper's knee?

Achilles Tendinitis

Q: I feel pain in my ankle and my doctor said that it looks like Achilles Tendinitis. What is Achilles Tendinitis?

Q: Where does it hurt if I have Achilles Tendinitis? I feel pain around heel. Is this also Achilles Tendinitis?

Q: What kind of symptom does Achilles Tendinitis have? How do you diagnose it?

Q: I was diagnosed with Achilles tendinitis and told that it would heal in three weeks if I rested. However, it hasn't healed after four months. How long does it usually take for Achilles tendinitis to heal?

Q: It has been about three months since I was diagnosed with Achilles Tendinitis. What is the cause of Achilles Tendinitis? Why does it occur?

Tennis Elbow

Q: I went to see a doctor because of an elbow pain, and I was told that it is a tennis elbow.

Q: Where does the tennis elbow cause pain?

Q: What causes tennis elbow? Why this occurs?

Q: It has been six months since I had a tennis elbow. Although I tried various treatments, but it does not get better. What is the reason?

Q: Please let me know if you have any stretches that work for tennis elbow.


Plantar Fasciitis

Q: I went to hospital because of my heel pain, and a doctor said it is plantar fasciitis. What is plantar fasciitis?

Q: What is the symptom of plantar fasciitis?

Q: Why plantar fasciitis occurs? What is the cause of this? 

Q: I have a heel pain for more than a half year, and I believe it is plantar fasciitis. Is my case severe? How long does it take to be cured? 

Q: Is there an effective stretch for plantar fasciitis?