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pain between my thigh and knee when i squat

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: The" shock absorber" of the knee may partially tear, generating pain when pivoting or bending.
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
See a sports med doc: Knee injuries are pretty common in jiu jitsu! Sometimes the knee gets twisted in ways it wasn't meant to (heel hooks actually tear the knee not the a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Any exercise: that puts a strain on a healing knee is not wise! You may try "dynamic tension" thats tightening your thigh (quadriceps) and loosening it without movi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Remember: Even after meniscal(cartilage) surgeries of the knee, patient often can resume squatting. Not necessarily immediately and usually are warned to avoid ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Strain: Muscle strain is likely and requires rest. Intermittent cold applications for 48 hours followed by warm applications. Nsaids like ibuprofen,if you ca ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be careful: You may have a patellar strain/tendonitis or even a tear. This could lead to a patellar tendon tear, which would require surgery and an extensive reha ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See medical provider: A bad landing on a leg causing a knee injury can be several things including ligament damage, cartilage injuries or knee cap instability. You should ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If it's done right-: -after the scope, meaning while there is still some fluid present, a squat can cause the capsule 2 rupture,usually @ the superior pole or closest 2 yo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Chondromalacia patel: This is probably chondromalacia patella this is softening of the Cartlidge underneath the kneecap. The best therapy is to strengthen and the quadricep ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not leg length: this can be cartilage - there are different types of cartilage in the knee. This could be due to grinding of the kneecap- called chrondromalacia patel ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Prior
31 years experience Family Medicine
Rest: Recommend waiting, rest, ice, and consider over the counter orthodics as this sounds like shin splints.
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