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Knee Injury Pain Behind Knee
I am 42, no history of knee injury. Recently i get a burning sensation just beneath my knee cap when kneeling. No knee pain otherwise. Any ideas?
Early wear and tear: Pain coud be due to irritated/early wear of the patella cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh bone that rubs against the patella (try knee sleeve with a cutout for knee cap). Other causes could include patellar tendonitis (try knee strap) or a plica and osgood schlatters. For starters avoid kneeling, stairs, knee extension machines, deep squats, lunges etc. Try therapy, ice, advil/alleve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain from PFPS for years; better after plica removal. Am I prone to knee injury? Is it safe to play rugby without higher risk of knee injury?
I am 21, very active. Never had a knee injury. I have knee pain after running/biking, & in cold weather. After warm showers my knees are tight.
Torn meniscus right knee..pain &swelling knee down.now also thigh is swollen. Larger than left one.could this be from knee injury or something else?
Have been struggling with a knee injury for few years been sent from doctor to doctor sharp pains on the front of the knee and behind and my leg ?
What injuries exist?: too little,information to,give accurate response. But it is clear that using the knee creates pain. Braces are very helpful,to,stabilize or unload the weight. 10 lbs wt loss can be beneficial, or using a cane in the opposite hand. Topical naiads or injections to the knee. We need a better diagnosis to develop,the best treatment plan. ...Read more
Evaluation: To best give focused treatment advice, should be evaluated and examined by a sports medicine specialist (including sports physiatrist or orthopaedist). To start with, in general, ice the knee, rest it, elevate, modify activities to avoid pain-provoking maneuvers. If no contraindications (e.g. No stomach ulcers, kidney problems, heart disease, high blood pressure), can take short-term nsaids. ...Read more
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