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Knee Injury Tingling
Foot tingling: You might experience foot tingling if you suffer an injury to the outside of the knee where the common peroneal nerve is located, as this nerve is superficial and pass over the head of the fibula (skinny long bone in the lower leg). This nerve splits in two and ends in the foot. ...Read more
1 week knee injury. Pain, swelling down but noticed leg goes purple unless propped up. Circulation? Hot & cold foot tingling & numbish. ER or rest?
ER: Your symptoms are concerning. See your doctor or go to the ER ...Read more
See Orthopedic Doc: You need to see an orthopedic specialist/surgeon to see why you are having such pain. ...Read more
Yes, as tolerated.: Plank exercises generally are not weight-bearing as far as the knees are concerned. And, there is a certain amount of quad muscle strenthening (among others) that results from this exercise. So, they should be safe with knee problems. But, like any exercise, if pain is a problem for whatever reason, then you may have to back off. ...Read more
See orthopedic: And see what the underlying problem is and get it corrected then they can direct you as to which strengthening exercises are indicated. ...Read more
Knee surgery: Yes, it is very possible. Have your knee examined by a board certified orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Is it possible for your knee to hurt when driving a car too much? . I never had a knee injury before.
Yes: Sometimes patellofemoral (kneecap) problems are more prominent while driving. ...Read more
Body is very stiff. Does reflexology help? I am fifty and just starting to be active again after a knee injury.
Minimally for most: Reflexology has not been proven in randomized controlled trials to improve stiffness. Make sure obtain a general physical. If approved for ongoing exercise, consider starting with a trainer who will hopefully demonstrate proper warm up and cool down. Consider periodic massage. ...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?
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
Depends, do you: Mean like you banged it and have some skin abrasions and bruising but with no interior derangement? If this is what you mean, then consider, rest, gentle range of motion, nsaids if appropriate for your health. If it does not get better in a few days, consider seeing a physician. ...Read more
Follow doctors rx: Physical therapy is the key to your recovery. You will begin physical therapy within hours of your surgery. The goal of physical therapy is to get the knee moving so that the reconstructed ligament does not stiffen and shorten, causing further problems. The joint will become rigid if the knee is not exercised properly. Failure to perform the physical therapy exercises cause tight, stiff knee. ...Read more
Ice.: Ice the knee for 20 minutes at a time, 3-5 times per day, . Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication as well. ...Read more
Kneecap joint.: You may have irritated the kneecap joint. The discomfort with "pushing off", would make one think that. But there could be other things wrong. See an orthopedic knee specialist, for an exact diagnosis. ...Read more
Depends on injury: Depending on the severity and treatment requirements it could be anywhere from a week to 6 months before returning to full activity. This is definitely a question for your physician. ...Read more