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pinched nerves cause knee problems swelling knees

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Pain, not swelling: A pinched nerve can (and often does) cause pain, along with tingling and numbness. However, pinched nerves should not cause swelling. (there may be s ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee: Pinched nerves may indirectly create muscle imbalance around the knee, that may cause some swelling there.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: Is not uncommon for people who have back problems to also have knee and hip problems since arthritis is a systemic disease frequently. Your back pain ... Read More
Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
No.: The two are totally unrelated. Period.
Dr. Robert Masson
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Knee and spine: No but low back related weakness and proprioception problems around the knee joint can exaggerate and accelerate the wear and tear that a knee endures ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Short answer YES: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer to your question is you need to be thoroughly examined by a neurologist and possibly under ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes and no: Anatomically there are no nerves in the hips that would cause pain in the knee. Most people will call pain in the buttock area their hip. This pain ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Lumbar epidural: Reduction of pain in the back as well as the lower extremities is a good indication that the epidurals have started to do their job. Numbness, tinglin ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Be systematic: Nerves generally don't get "pinched" in the popliteal fossa. In any case, a "pinched" nerve would likely cause weakness of a muscle, not hardness or s ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not one nerve: Pinched spinal cord can cervical stenosis a chirro can't help with cervical stenosis get evaluated proper start with primary for a neuro exam several ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not directly: No, it will not help directly, but if with diet and exercise it allows you to lose weight, so of the symptoms associated with those other conditions m ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Can be: Your evaluation can clarify whether it is neurological or muscular or tendon or bursitis
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Numbness in the thigh can be from nerve compression in the lower back or upper thigh but not from the knee.
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