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Behind My Knee Problems
I feel tightness behind my knee and some pain in the inner side of my knee. My knee pops or cracks with each step I take. Stairs hurt near patella.
Baker's cyst: Swelling behind knee may be baker's cyst. Knee responds to injury/irritation with increased joint fluid production. Such as meniscal tear of cartilage injury. This increased joint fluid can accumulate as a cyst behind the knee which can be painful. Think of the cyst as a manifestation of problems elsewhere in the knee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right knee keeps clicking and occasionally locking slightly after some sports i recently done. It also has sharp shooting pains behind my knee cap.
Common problem : Many people that practice sports and present similar symptoms suffer of patellofemoral syndrome caused most likely by muscle imbalance that creates stress in the posterior patella. Treatment is based on position and strengthening exercises/ Physical therapy. If not successful joint injection might be tried. Consult with your PCP or Orthopedist specialist. ...Read more
I'm having pain in my right knee, when i straighten my leg it feels as my knee "locks up" and has a loud painful pop behind my kneecap.
Knee: As age continues there is problem of knee cap gliding smoothly along groove in tibia. Normal is smooth as glass gliding over ice. Time creates changes undersurface knee cap as well as muscular imbalance. Generally hamstrings tight which can also affect low back. Called patello-femoral syndrome. Some injures over years lead to this. A good physician or physical therapist can make definitive diag. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meniscus tear: You probably have locking in you knee joint caused by internal derangement of the structure of your knee. Usually, plain old arthritis does not cause this type of complaint, so you may need an MRI to more specifically define your problem; and then help to direct the therapy that will fix your knee pain and limited range of motion. ...Read more
Hi, I have pulling the muscle kind of pain behind my knee. muscle behind my knee, calf and shin are all sensitive to the touch. recurring problem and?
Have it evaluated: There are several possible causes for knee. If the knee truly buckles, it could be a tear. See an orthopedist. ...Read more
Commonly Tendinitis: While there can be many cause of pain in the back of the knee and full evaluation may be necessary to be sure, mostly commonly if you a skateboarding a lot -- you may be experiencing a repetitive use injury and commonly that is a result of tendons becoming inflammed. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I have sharp pain shooting down my left leg.Below. My knee cap.I had surgery on my knee 2 yrs ago.Torn meniscus.
Evaluation: Without exam it is impossible to know what is wrong with you. See a doctor. ...Read more
Pulling sensation behind knee especially on days I'm on my feet a lot. Previous knee injuries on that knee including reoccuring patella dislocations. ?
I have pain on my ankle right behind my medial malleolus and my ankle will click when moving my foot what could be the problem?
A few things: Behind th e medial malleolus is the posterior tibial tendon. You may have tendonitis of this tendon, this is more common in someone who's arch lowers or pronated when standing. Ankle clicking can be due to the peroneal tendons snapping out of their groove or retinaculum, (the structures that keep it in place), other times it may just be gas escaping from the capsule. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is causing this knee paint? Pain started around right inner knee and now it's behind the knee when sitting.
Pain : Pain around the inner knee could be a meniscal tear. It can cause pain in the back of the knee because the posterior or back part of the meniscus is in the back of the knee. Also, if you have a tear and have an effusion or fluid in the knee, that fluid can leak out the back of the knee and form a baker's cyst and cause pain behind the knee. If the pain doesn't go away you may need an mri. ...Read more
Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?
Sharp pains behind right thigh down past my knee. Knee not swelling, can't put weight on it. Feels like fire in back of leg. Hip replaced 2007?
Played vball the other day, came down wrong on a jump, pain behind my knee&front under my knee cap. Noticeable swelling,what might the problem be? Thx
Could B a patellar-: -subluxation or instability, also this leads 2 chondromalacia under the patella, mal-alignment can cause it also. If U R exceptionally tall, Marfan's is also possible & can B Dx'd with blood test & genetic makeup shows this in the blood. U should get into C a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more