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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
I had a knee injury months ago but it's feels better now I feel pain from time to time but when I have my knee bent and I extend i feel and hear a pop?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
It depends...: ...On the type of injury. To start with try: rice...Rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Otc pain meds should be considered, follow the dose on the bottle. If your need is bad enough and limiting your daily activities or prolonged then you need to see your pcp or and orthopedist. There are many possibilities if it is not getting better with initial conservative treatment. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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