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Fluid In Knee After Injury
Knee replacement injury stepping down steps on porch. Pain/weakness in joint and surrounding muscles. Second injury in two months.
Orthopedics: I strongly suggest a thorough orthopedic reevaluation and certainly a PT evaluation. ...Read more
Takes time: You most likely had a hemarthrosis (blood on your knee) and this can take 8-12 weeks to resolve depending on your activity. Continue ice and activity modification but it's like watching paint dry. If swelling or pain persists i would see an orthopedist. They could possibly remove the fluid from your knee (needle aspiration). ...Read more
Ankle sprain 3+ months ago. Can scar tissues in the ankle cause tightness inside the ankle. How to loosen tightness? Pain in ankle during calf stretch
Scar is your friend: In this case scar is your friend as it by this mechanism that healing of sprains occurs it takes several months to fully recover/ try to avoid repeat injuries general stretching helps/ backward walking helps/ hot and cold packs help and the both work go back and forth between the two also consider wrapping the ankle with plastic wrap at bedtime this helps to limber up stiff tissue good luck in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kneecap: A common complaint of people with patellofemoral (kneecap) problems is pain after sitting in one position for awhile. It is often accompanied by pain in the front of the knee doing stairs or deep knee bends. Stretching the quads and hamstrings is helpful. Aleeve or Motrin helps the pain. A good exam and xray would shed light. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It is not unusual to retain fluid as your activity is diminished. It generally resolves with normal activity. ...Read more
Quad stretch with extreme pain on the medial side of the knee. Is this normal just had torn cartilage removed from the knee 7 days ago. In extreme pai?
Can knee injury w/o swelling cause pain/discomfort in the calf or achilles? Does a MRI detect every possible knee injury or is more imaging required?
I had knee arthroscopic surgery removal of scar tissue under the patella. Did a squat in pt and felt a painful pop in the back of knee. Help explain?
Bakers cyst?: Pain in the back of the knee after arthroscopic surgery can be quite a few things but a common cause is a Baker's Cyst. This is excess swelling in the back (posterior) part of the knee that can occur after surgery. A deep squat can cause the cyst to rupture creating the sensation of a pop. It can cause calf pain. See your medical provider to rule out blood clots and other issues first. ...Read more
Sudden onset of knee pain with specific movement. L knee pn. History of meniscus damage with arthroscopic surgery 5+ years ago.
Developing sudden onset of pain while extending knee from bent position while bearing weight. Pn located from outside-center
Meniscal tears: There are several types of meniscal tears (see pic). Some meniscal tears occur w/ acute injury & some as degenerative changes (over time). Common symptoms include pain, swelling, clicking/ popping, locking/ catching, giving way, and/ or limited range of motion. Hope this helps. You may wish to try thessaly test, but it is best if you let a physician examine you and possibly order an MRI to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7 months post hip arthroscopy. Thigh soreness remains and outer hip stiffness esp after activity. What's going on?
Pulling sensation behind knee especially on days I'm on my feet a lot. Previous knee injuries on that knee including reoccuring patella dislocations. ?
Is a ACL sprain the same as a ACL tear? Unable to straighten the knee. Large knee joint effusion. Please help in a lot of pain. Thanks.
No: A full tear is different than a sprain. A sprain can heal whereas the tear will not and the body tries to compensate. The effusion is due to the initial injury that caused this in the first place. The not being able to straighten the knee part is the most concerning...I guess it happened very recently :( Consider ER or bracing at the moment. Schedule to see an orthopedist. ...Read more
Does displacement meniscus cause painful clicking , grinding and clicking of the knee joint mostly medial? Can a tear happen in the back of the knee?
Burning pain in ankle up to knee. Ankle injury 20 days ago. No fracture in x-ray. Arch and heel pain with sweeling on ankle with burning while walking?
Knee injury while dancing. Heard pop tearing sensation. Unstable knee x3 weeks medial swelling swelling down into foot. Dx?
Treatment of patellar compression and increase in intraarticular fluid with pseudocyst posterior to posterior cruciate ligament .Mri result of my knee?
Turned knee and kicked in the air . sudden shock , later swollen. Had MRI and Xray, nothing shows. Swollen knee , water in the knee show in mri. Help?
Bursitis: If the fluid is causing the pain you could see Ortho or your primary to have it drained. That can relieve the pain almost instantaneously. ...Read more
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