A member asked:

I have a muscle in the back of my knee that is slightly sore when i left my leg. have foot tendonitis on the same side. is there a connection?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Otto Placik answered

Specializes in Surgery - Plastics

Compensation?: When one joint or muscle hurts, we naturally compensate with other joints or muscles causing undue stress and function on a previously unused structure. Discuss with your physician.

Answered 2/10/2013


Dr. Christopher Brown answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Compensation: Compensation is correct particularly the gastrocnemius muscle lies in the back of the knee and connects w the achilles tendon which can commonly become inflammed.

Answered 9/24/2016



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