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Back Of My Knee Hurts When I Walk
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Internal derangement: Internal derangement of the knee covers a broad spectrum of underlying damage. A swollen knee will hurt in the back as the pressure sensitive pain fibers of your knee capsule (mostly in the back) send a pain signal to your brain with increased loading of the joint. Cartilage damage, a meniscus tear are most common culprits. Orthopaedic evaluation, standing xrays, and possible MRI are warranted. ...Read more
I fell on my knee and hit right under my knee. Pain below my knee when i stand but can walk on it?
Acute trauma: To the knee with common symptoms: focal tenderness, effusion, inability to bear weight. Most soft tissue injuries, including internal derangements of the knee, although potentially disabling, do not usually need emergency treatment. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation, imaging (ct/mri) and treatment. ...Read more
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I have pain where my leg bends in the front of the hip. When I sit and then stand it hurts. I sleep on my side and my hip wakes me hurting.?
Several causes: You may have arthritis of the hip. Laying on ones aside presses on the trochanteric bursa, and you may have bursitis there. But it also pushes the hip more so, which can exacerbate hip arthritis. Both should be ruled out. There are many more, but these are most common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely knee cap wear: The most common and likely cause of pain in front of the knee is an irritated or early wear of the knee cap cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh bone that it rubs. Other causes could include a meniscus tear, plica, patellar tendonitis etc. Some fluid build up in the knee causes cracking. Try therapy, antiinflammatories, ice and sometimes a knee sleeve. See orthopedist. ...Read more
I have bad knees from AcL surgeries. At work my knee jerked back on me while walking. Today the back of my knee hurts I have bad brusing behind knee?
Be seen: You would probably need to be seen and even potentially have an mri for an accurate diagnosis. Among the possible causes from what you are describing can include a bakers cyst, a posterior horn meniscal tear, a posterior cruciate ligament or posteriorlateral complex injury among other possible causes. ...Read more
I fell at work, hard on my left knee. I have sharp pain when kneeling or even when i touch my knee cap. What happened?
Need X-ray : If you haven't done so already, you need to be examined and have an x-ray. It is possible that you have fractured/broken your knee cap which sometimes requires surgery or at least a brace or cast. If not, then most likely you have sustained a contusion or bone bruise which should improve with time. Other possibilities exist as well & are best determined by an orthopedic evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I straighten my right leg, my knee locks, and once I bend it my knee cracks, it's painful and also hurts when standing sometimes?
Knee cap tracking: It sounds like you are having problems with knee cap tracking or subluxating. It is common for young females to have loose knee caps that get slightly off tack and cause locking and popping. This could also be cartilage damage or meniscus tearing. You should be evaluated by a knee specialist and possibly get an MRI to make sure there isn't any cartilage damage or tearing. ...Read more
Knee Pain: Knee pain on squatting , knealing or climbing stairs is commonly due to problem in the patellofemoral joint. The above activities lead to 3-7 fold increase in the pressure at this joint. The knee becomes painful during these activities if there is damage to the articular cartillage ( chondromalacia ) this should be further investigated for proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain: This can be related to "wear and tear" arthritis, meniscal stress/tears but usually there is a history of trauma, or rarely, especially if there is a mass behind the knee related to a baker's cyst. Stopping running for a short period to see if it resolves can be helpful information. Primary care and/or sports medicine is appropriate if you are a person who really wants to be able to keep running. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Med eval.: I don't know how long you have had the hip pain for or if it has been medically evaluated. If it is at all chronic, would encourage you to have it medically evaluated. Acupuncture is often helpful for musculoskeletal pain. Additionally, depending on cause a 4 " or greater depth memory foam mattress topper can make sleep much more comfortable with hip pain. ...Read more
Hi doctor. My knee pains when I deep squat.also I feel clicking in one of the tendon at back of knee when I raise my leg towards back. ?
See a physician : While this may be a normal finding depending on your age and personal history; a physical examination is warranted to rule out any serious problem. ...Read more
When my leg is stretched out i can move my patella around all over. My knee also pops when i walk and i sometimes i feel pain when i walk. What is thi?
See an orthopedist: It may be a subluxing (dislocating) patella. Have an orthopedist look at it. ...Read more
Yeah, : you mean grinding. Cartilage is the smooth gristle that allows knees to move smoothly. When it is broken, either pieces of it move around (grind, and catch) or there's no cartilage left and the bone grinds on bone. The broken bits have a better likelihood of surgery helping. If there's just no cartilage left, replacement (and you're too young) is the only really good fix. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Check and see: If you have flatfeet, this is a common complaint amongst flatfeet foot types. ...Read more
When i fell i sprained my knee i fell on my left side i got a knot on my upper thigh and i think when i walk it hurt my legs it from my hip not my kne?
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