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Can altered gait due to injury of ankle and knee cause pain and swelling in the hamstring?

Can altered gait due to injury of ankle and knee cause pain and swelling in the hamstring?

Oh yes!: Any alteration in your gait due to an injury can then in turn cause other problems. I would see a physical therapist to begin some treatment if possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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What to do about tight hamstring after knee injury?

What to do about tight hamstring after knee injury?

Stretching.: After a knee injury, the hamstrings can become tight , shortened and weak. Stretching and strengthening of the hamstring muscle group is the answer. If you need help with this, then you should see an athletic trainer or physical therapist. ...Read more

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Entire knee hurts, side, inside, behind. Landed with all weight on foot and wrenched knee on numerous occasions. Can this cause swollen hamstring?

Entire knee hurts, side, inside, behind. Landed with all weight on foot and wrenched knee on numerous occasions. Can this cause swollen hamstring?

Sounds like knee: You are describing a knee problem. Should be evaluated by an Orthopedist for proper imaging, diagnosis and treatment. He/she can answer your questions once look at your leg. ...Read more

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Behind my knees, bottom of my butt, and lrgs all together hurt and feel weak. My hips too. Dr says its tight hamstrings but he didn't do any tests.?

Behind my knees, bottom of my butt, and lrgs all together hurt and feel weak. My hips too. Dr says its  tight hamstrings but he didn't do any tests.?

Sounds reasonable: The symptoms alone suggest that the hamstrings are tight. Physical therapy, not just walking, wold be the way, to go. Ask your doctor for a referral. However, if you don't improve, other possible cause such as tendinitis or arthritis need to be considered. ...Read more