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Pain and tightness in back of knee

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 36 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 36 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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Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: certainly have your orthopedic surgeon reevaluate your knee.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Yes, you should: At this point, another evaluation by your Orthopedic surgeon would be wise.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Bakers cyst: There are a number of possibilities, but probably the most common is a bakers cyst; which is a herniation of the posterior aspect of the capsule betwe... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mubin Mahomed
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Knee pain: Hi Keep up the good work with your exercise It sounds as if you have a slight hamstring muscle strain or MICRO TEARS which is normal The hamstring mus... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine 27 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
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
These are normal, -: Under the circumstances. Some patients take up to 6 months. If you 've got 120 degrees of bend, that's great. The aches and pains should be getting be... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 18 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
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
ACL: Possibilities include more pt, nsaids, Medrol (methylprednisolone) pak, possible scope releases and removal/correction of impinging tissues.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 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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