One may need to squat down as a part of daily chores, workout sessions, or while practicing yoga poses. But with abnormal postures and wrong knee positions, one may get knee pain while squatting. Following an incorrect posture while squatting may end up in knee sprains, swelling and tendonitis as well. It is important not to hunch forward while squatting to avoid knee pain.
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My wife has knee pain while climbing stairs, squatting, and long-time sitting at the age of 48. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 48 years old. She is a school teacher. Recently she has been complaining of knee pain while climbing the stairs of her school. She feels the pain while squatting also. At home also, when she sits with her legs folded for a long time, she finds it difficult to stand quickly a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate your concern for your wife. Everything will be fine, and not worry much since it is a recent onset. There are various reasons for joint pain. It might be due to osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or ligament and muscle strain. All these ne... Read Full »