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Pain In Back Of The Knee
What is a genticulate nerve block for knee pain Where is this injection done?What cause pain in back of the knee hurts to straighten stretching feelin
Genicular nerve bloc: These are nerves on the inside and outside of the knee that when blocked provide relief of pain. Pain in the knee can come from many causes - menicus tear, ligament issues (ACL, MCL etc...) , synovial issues etc... ...Read more
ACL injury: If you tear it you generally will hear it "pop" and generally lose strength and collapse. Generally you get swelling about the entire knee and most of the pain will be in the back and outside of the of the knee. Generally the swelling occurs and the knee becomes unstable. ...Read more
Knee pain in back of the knee just above the calf, to the outside of the knee radiating to the ankle. Pain with prolonged weight baring & flexion caus
Pain in back of (l) knee . Bent down in a bowing position stood up . Feels like a bubble. Can hardly put pressure to walk on it. Please help!
Be seen: Generally, ganglion cysts, including a baker cyst, will generally feel better when they evacuate. Be seen as your symptoms are not typical. ...Read more
Hi I'm 22 for the last week IV had a deep pain in back of my knee shooting pains and numb hands and feet I'm a bit scared please help!
I was playing soccor , when i got home i felt pain in back of my knee.I did RICE teatment and after a day 90 %pain has gone could this be DVT?
DVT: This is not a typical presentation of a deep vein thrombosis. Things that would raise suspicion for DVT would be swelling, pain, warm to touch and certainly a prior history of having had DVT. See your doctor for a more complete exam and possibly an ultrasound. Even if it's not a DVT it may be other damage that needs treatment b ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild throbbing pain in back of lower knee. Felt warm at times but can feel it more when i walk could it be a blood clot. Asking for my 14yr son?
Pain in back of left knee, calf, hamstring & buttock. Tingling/numbness in heel. Gets worse seated. No swelling or discoloration. Ican still exercise?
Complicated area: Pain in the popliteal area behind the knee in a person your age is likely activity related. It could be related to a hamstring or other muscle strain, meniscus problems from the knee joint, or a fluid filled "Baker's Cyst." As with all pains: rest it, use ice for 20 min 2-3 times/day, and take ibuprofen 600-800 mg 3x/day for a week. If not better see your doctor/Sports Med/Orthopedist. Best wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sharp pain inthe back of my knee and up to my lower back. Also very tight calf. What could I have torn, or popped?
Sciatica: While a pulled muscle is certainly possible it is more likely that you're dealing with referred pain from your low back. Sciatica is a pinched nerve that will produce pain from your low back traveling down your leg and sometimes beyond your knee. See an orthopedic surgeon or neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
I can't bear no weight on my knees when bending ,pain in back side of knee.And at times it feels like cramping up and painful?
Baker's cyst?: Would wonder about a Baker's Cyst (type of ganglion cyst of the knee). Also of concern would be a posterior meniscal tear (tear in cartilage at back of knee) Best to see your doctor for evaluation and possible ultrasound or MRI. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have pain in back and left knee had a MRI on back it says disk degenerate disease in L4 L5 I am on pain management i still have a lot of pain don't sleep well, can only lay on my left side cause if i sleep any other way i get parylized. My left knee gives
See a physician: It sounds like your condition is worse than degenerative disease at l4-5. It sounds like the nerve in that area is being compressed. You should see a spine specialist for an accurate diagnosis and management. Epidural injections can often be helpful for these conditions, though if your weakness is profound, surgical intervention may be required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain lower back, both legs, knees. Hips & bum hurt intermittently when walking. Legs both achey, lower legs hurt when massaged. Hurt when resting to?
Meniscus tear: One of the more common causes of these symptoms is a tear in the meniscus, a "c" shaped cushion between the bones that form the knee joint. See an orthopedic surgeon for a diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more
Possibly arthritis: Knee cap pain conditions are common: either patellofemoral syndrome or chondromalacia patella. Both manifest with pain deep or behind the knee cap worse with stairs, inclines/declines, kneeling/squatting, sitting for long periods of time. Anytime the knee is bent deeply, the kneecap engages in its groove on the end of the thigh bone which can cause the irritation/pain. ...Read more
Can an lcl injury cause pain in the back of the knee? By this i don't mean under kneecap, but backside of knee.
LCL Injury : Lateral collateral ligament injury manifest by pain along the outer portion of the knee. A referred pain pattern to the back of the knee (popliteal region) would be unusual. It is not unusual to have more than one injury along with lcl injury. Another concurrent injury or condition should be evaluated for. ...Read more
Severe knee pain from getting out bed. Feels twisted like thigh going one way/calf going other way. Pain in back of knee/calf/thigh muscles?
Sciatica: True sciatica is leg pain that shoots from back, down the leg past the knee. This mimics the path of the sciatic nerve, thus it's name. Mri of the spine or pelvis would serve to identify in most cases if exam and history is not clear. Herniated disc at higher level like l2-3 or l3-4, could cause pain to knee. Lower disc problems calf and foot. Nonsurgical for most disc problems. Nsaid's, pt, shots. ...Read more
I have osteoarthritis for 5 years and took treatment now I have pain from the back of the knee down the leg is osteoarthitis pain can extent below ?
What causes burning pain in the back of the knee? What could the pressure be from? Hurts to bend or straighten the knee. Please I need an explanation
could be a multitude of things:
1 - DVT. A blood clot typically arises from the lower leg veins and can cause pain and swelling. The test to diagnose this is a duplex ultrasound of your leg.
2- Musculoskeltal- could be arthritis, a ligamental strain, or some other tendon/ligament/bony issue, or a Baker's cyst
3- Vascular issue. Sound like you need in person evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have undergone an ACL replacemet surgery 3 months ago.I have been doing physiotheraphy for 2 & 1/2 months.I still get a pain in the back of the knee?
Not uncommon postop: Postoperative swelling within (effusion) and around the knee is not uncommon out to 3+ months after major acl reconstruction. It also depends upon the status of the remainder of your knee. Assuming the radiographs look fine, and no problems were noted at surgery, there should be nothing other then fluid pushing out via the back of the knee. The posterior aspect is more sensitive and pain is noted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'v done an ACL replacement surgery 3 months ago followed by physiotheraphy for 2 months.I still can't fully extend the knee & pain in back of knee?
Speak with ortho: Then you need to speak with the orthopedist who performed the surgery to discuss what can be done to correct the issue. ...Read more
I am experiencing a cold and wet sensation in my left calf. Have also been experiencing pain in back of knee. Foot bone issues as well. Why the cold?
Sensations vary: If there is swelling not related to infection, it can reduce blood supply to the area and blood keeps the temp up to normal - when it's less, the area gets cooler. Massage or rubbing gently can sometimes bring blood in to warm it up. See a Dr for physical therapy referral and Rx devices if possible. Problems of this sort can influence other systems and are worth treating! ...Read more
What causes pain in the back of the knee when removing shoes by placing the heel of one foot against the other foot and pulling?
Gastrocnemius: Part of your calf muscle attaches above the knee. Forcing the heel backward will recruit this muscle and can cause pain if it is tight or inflamed. A gentle, progressive stretching program should help. ...Read more
How can I improve pain and swelling in my knees? I love to run - have lost 120 lbs. Had torn meniscus repaired. Pain in back of knee & instability
Fell on knee. I have had my ACL gone for about 10 years. Pain is bad standing can't straighten pain in back of knee calf and toes are tingling worried?
You need to be seen: By an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain in back of knee, doc said traumatic synovitis, how do I heal it?Got hit by ftbal on the back of the shin and knee acted as pivot.
What causes pain in the back of the knee. I don't have a bakers cyst. Could I have torn the poplitieus tendon? I have a bruise on the back of the knee
Possible: torn or ruptured muscle. Get examined.Get a more detailed answer ›
Torn meniscus pain on inside & front of knee also have aching pain in front of lower leg and pain in back of knee & tight feeling..related to injury?
Likely: This does sound like your symptoms are related to the injury. Pain can radiate to the lower leg and swelling in the knee can often be felt in the back of the knee. ...Read more
I had Arthroscopic knee surgery 2 months ago and I am still having shifting,popping,locking of the knee joint. Is this normal? pain in back of knee to
Locking isn't normal: Arthroscopic knee surgery is great to remove torn meniscus cartilage and loose pieces but it is not great to treat symptoms from arthritis. If you do have some arthritis in the knee, you may still experience shifting and popping. The locking is concerning for new loose pieces floating in the knee. Pain in the back of knee is likely a Baker's Cyst. See your surgeon to be evaluated. ...Read more
Sharp pain in back of knee along with side of foot, calf, etc. Some tingling as well. Pain in toes. What could it be?
Last week I got a Rash after scratching and unexplained bruises on legs. Then I got a pitching sharp pain in back of knee with swelling in my legs.
SCREEN 4 CLOTTING : Screen for clotting disorder this can cause Bruising and blood clots. If you are pregnant or post partum you need to be throughly screened for clotting disorders and treated appropriately. They sometimes flare during this time . FAC V DEF /MTHFR / Protein C&S/ Homocysteine/B12/Folic acid/RPR/ANTICARDIOLIPID AB/CIRCULATING LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT/AT3. ...Read more
Having left leg pain in back of knee, thigh and bottom of foot. Ultrasound and D Dimer normal but it's getting worse. Should I go to ER?
Given Your Pain: I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What causes pain in the back of the knee with no bakers cyst. New mri revealed medial meniscus of the posterior root extruded unchanged from last.
40M Since yesterday pain in back of thigh above knee for no reason. 2nd Google result says DVT/blood clot. No redness, swelling, risk factors. Strain?
Thigh pain: Your description is nonspecific. Possibilities include simple muscle strain, baker's cyst, contusion or phlebitis. There may be no redness or obvious swelling with any of these, but tenderness is usually present with phlebitis. If discomfort persists visit a hospital emergency room where examination by a physician and appropriate testing like an ultrasound is readily available. ...Read more
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