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Pain and tightness in back of knee

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 37 years experience
Tight tendons: A common cause of posterior knee pain in adolescents it having tight hamstrings. As one hits puberty, the bones can grow faster than the tendons and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Capsule tight: If tight, may be unable to correct with just injections it depends upon cause of tightness/contracture. Pt, exercises. Nsaids, cortisone injections , ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Strain: It appears that you have muscle or ligament strain. Try an anti inflammatory after exercise Good Luck
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Dr. Keith Johnson
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
ECS: The area describes sounds like the upper portion of your calf (gastrocnemius/sole is complex). It sounds like you may be suffering from “exertions com... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine 28 years experience
See a doctor: There could be many reasons for pain behind the knee and calf. First go to an er as you need to rule out a blood clot immediately. A knee popliteal cy... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Meniscus tear: it is painful to squat down on that knee? Do you notice any swelling behind the knee? It could be a torn meniscus. Ice and home exercises might be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
ACL: Possibilities include more pt, nsaids, Medrol (methylprednisolone) pak, possible scope releases and removal/correction of impinging tissues.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Drawer sign is the: Name of the examination technique most commonly used. However, the ultimate diagnostic test is an mri.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 46 years experience
?pneumonia: The cough and the back pain can indicate bronchitis or pneumonia---please see your internist for a complete evaluation.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Plica: Your description fits that of the relatively uncommon plica or shelf.This can cause popping / catching about the kneecap... However, so can patellar s... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Stifness: If you sitting for long it is normal to feel little of "knee stiffness " . Also if you do not stretch on regular bases your back tight muslce tendons ... Read More
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