U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Duncanville, TX
A 37-year-old female asked:

Left ankle sprain now my right knee is in pain when i sit and walk. been alternating cane to keep pressure off ankle and knee. is the knee pain from overusing it? what assistive device do you recommend.?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes the knee pain maybe due to compensatory changes in your walking. Try crutches . Can get a pair at a medical supply store.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Nov 19, 2017


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.