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Can Cold Weather Cause Knee Pain Post Tkr
Theoretically: It is thought that changes in pressure with weather fronts can cause pain in joints. The changes in pressure result in slight changes in the joint resulting in pressure on the lining which results in pain. This is common in folks with arthritis and chronic swelling.See 1 more doctor answer
Young adult that was very active in school sports and now always has bad knee pain and ankle pain (prev torn lig) during cold weather.
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I am 21, very active. Never had a knee injury. I have knee pain after running/biking, & in cold weather. After warm showers my knees are tight.
Yes: So work on the muscles. The knee replacement surgery usually makes the knee muscles less stable so your need to work them out. Also it could be that the hardware has issues, so talk with your ortho. Lastly some people can have a metal allergy so if nothing works get your bloodwork done to see if you are allergic to the metal used.See 2 more doctor answers
Medial knee pain after tkr. Still limping oct 10 -- surgery may 8. Cause. Had manipulation in aug. 120 degree now- was 90?
Exam and X-rays: Medial knee pain after a tka and manipulation could be several different things. A thorough exam, x-rays and possibly lab work would be helpful. See your ors. Limping alone can cause knee bursitis. (pes). Scar tissue remaining in medial gutter, overhang of tibial baseplate, low grade infection, a condition called mid -flexion instability, referred pain from hip ; and others should be considered.
I am experiencing bone pain and knee pain when I run, do squats, when I'm in a cold area of a foods store and when it gets cold in weather. The pain feels like two rocks are scraping against each other or there's a needle being shoved underneath.
Have you been: Checked for possible patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)?
TKA: Pain not responding to conservative treatment, along with deformity, is the prime reason to have tka. Tune up the dm, htn, & thyroid disease with pcp prior.See 1 more doctor answer
Can a pt be a candidate for TKR if they have chronic knee pain without severe arthritis? I've had 4 previous surgeries & still have debilitating pain.
No: Pain can be mechanical (worn or broken joint), inflammatory (something irritating or infecting the joint), neuropathic (nerve problem), or functional (normal joint but brain senses pain). First, find out which type of pain. TKR is only done for completely worn out joint. So, no.See 1 more doctor answer
Severe knee pain in the evening when resting. Pain is in medial aspect of knee. I was told I need a total knee replacement 2 years ago?
See your doctor: Pain at rest is a common symptom of arthritis in the knee. It can come from bone swelling or joint inflammation and vary in intensity from day to day. Most people with knee arthritis will feel pain on the medial side. Medications or injections may provide temporary relief. Partial or total knee replacement may be indicated. An orthopedic surgeon can help you.See 1 more doctor answer
If you had tkr may. Continued issues walking and now nov 15 patella dislocates. Knee pain swollen. Thigh edema inner sl bulging. Next plan surgical?
Evaluate TKR: Early partella dislocation after a tkr that is non traumatic suggests that there maybe a malposition of some of the knee components. See your surgeon for best evaluation and discussion of the situation. Special xrays mayu be required including ct scan and weight bearing xrays of the knee.See 1 more doctor answer
4 months post op tkr. Having severe pain and numbness around rt. Foot. Skin very sensitive to touch. No swelling. No knee pain. Bones do not seem to be pai?
Nerve entrapment: When the surgical site heals some of the superficial nerves can get trapped in the scar tissue which can cause the skin to be very sensitive to the touch.
My knee pain started over a year ago, at that time I was doing a lot of excercise, got an x ray, looks normal and the pain is worse in hot weather?
Knee pain: Knee pain with a normal X-ray can be due to a variety of issues; the weather really should have no significant effect though. In your age group, overuse can cause joint inflammation, local tendonitis, etc. You can injure the soft tissues in your knee (e.g. meniscus tear, often with twisting motions) and these can take time to repair or need surgery if they are large enough. An MRI can help dx.
Knee pain on/off 7 yrs. Around/behind kneecaps. Both legs, not always same time. Can’t link to weather, activity, temp. Heat=more discomfort. Akp?
therapy is importan: This sounds like you have patellofemoral pain syndrome. This is the result of mild damage to the cartilage behind her kneecap or a chronic strain to the muscles attaching into the kneecap. If symptoms of swelling, catching, locking and giving way occur he may require surgery. If these do not exist physical therapy stressing the core, hip muscles and the muscles would be indicated.See 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain on/off 7 yrs. Around kneecaps. Both legs, not always same time. Can’t link to weather, activity, temp. Heat=more discomfort. Knees crack.
Patellofemoral: This sounds like patellofemoral syndrome, which refers to pain behind the kneecaps, in the patellofemoral joints. Early degeneration and cartilage wear can cause these symptoms (including cracking/grinding), as can misalignment of the patella. For many patients, simple physical therapy to strengthen the medial quads can help. See a physician if symptoms persist.
Every time the cold weather comes my knee swells up with fluid. Why? I have a meniscus tear but in summer is doesn’t swell
Vaso-constriction: When it's cold, the veins and surrounding nerves constrict blood vessels in the limbs, to minimize heat loss and help keep warm the core of the body, where vital organs are. But the increased activation of these nerves around joints in response to cold weather might also lead to an increase in the pain a person feels, and cause less fluid/blood flow out of the knee-thus the increased swelling.See 1 more doctor answer
Reason not clear: Arthritic joints are often very sensitive to weather changes. Most times pain is in response to falls in barometric pressure but sometimes it is to humidity or cold. The exact reason for pain in response to cold is unknown.
I hit my knee a week ago really hard and t has been hurting off and on ever since but more in cold weather what could it be?
Contusion: These can stay sore for 2-4 weeks, but if not gradually improving, see your doctor.
Pain in upper leg and behind knee when exposed to cold weather. Stopped heavy sport training 4 months ago? Do I have rheumatic problems?
Possibly musclespasm: Cold weather can send muscles like hamstrings into spasm. In addition, they may be tighter having stopped sport training. I would recommend you see a Sports Medicine MD for an eval as the back of the knee is not as typical a location for rheumatism.They can evaluate you & get you into Physical Therapy which should get you tip top. In the interim warmth, stretching, massage & restorative yoga could help
I have patellar tendonitis in my knee and lately I can feel the pain in my hip. Is this normal and since the cold weather I can notice the pain more.
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