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Can't Fully Straighten Knee
Recently my knee hurts so badly that I can't fully straighten it. Also, I can barely walk on it and without pain. Should I get it looked at?
Absolutely: Yes, I would definitely get it evaluated, ...Read more
A year I dropped a metal shelf on my knee and since it's been severe pain daily. I can't straighten or bend my leg fully or support my weight, ideas?
I stretched my right leg too far jumping Now I can't fully straighten my leg, it pains under my knee if I try to do that. I can bend it just fine tho.
Rest, ice: I would give it time to rest and ice it daily. If not better in a few weeks, see an MD for evaluation. ...Read more
Hi. My both knee unable to bend fully. Can only straighten n bend 90 deree. Is this part of arthritis n also I have gout?
Fluid build up in knee, quite large with a lot of pain, once drained it fills up again in a few days. Cannot straighten leg fully. MRI soon, thoughts?
Arthritis problem: Arthritis is a very general term that just means inflammation of a joint and that is exactly what you have. It could be from infection, trauma, neoplasm or autoimmune-type (rheumatoid) but, you really should not have any of these problems at the age of 21. You have an MRI scheduled and your doctor will no doubt order lab studies on the fluid. Take it easy until results come back. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Get knee evaluated: If your knee has locked, it could be due to a tear. Have it evaluated, preferably by an orthopedist. ...Read more
I had a scope done to my knee and a torn menicius cut out but my knee won't straighten out even after pt what could be wrong?
When I bend my knee I have pain behind it, like in the bend so that I can't bend it and have to straighten it. What could this be?
I started having left inner knee pain that woke me up, couldn't bend or straighten knee. Couldn't bear weight for 10 min. Or so. Has happened 2x?
Could be a torn medial meniscus
probably should get it checked out. ...Read more
I can't bend or straighten my knee w/o it being very painful. It doesn't pop and I can do a squat without it hurting. This came out of no where.?
See a doctor:
If your knee is not swollen, the inability to straighten it completely or bend it means that something is physically blocking the joint. However, squatting involves bending so I wonder what you mean by "can't bend".
There are a few possibilities but you will need to see a doctor. ...Read more
I have never had knee problems I had played 6 vball games in 2 days & now I can't straighten my knee while standing without pain what's the problem?
Meniscus: You need evaluation by orthopedic surgeon. Sounds like you teared your ligaments or meniscus. See the doctor. ...Read more
I fell yesterday on the front of my knee, and now the back of it is very painful while standing and I can't quite straighten it. Could it be my PCL?
I twisted my right knee some years back and has given me problems every since! It sometimes buckels without warning and it pops, and can't straighten?
You most likely have:
A meniscal tear and all your symptoms, that you describe, are typical for such a problem.
The knee buckling under you is a dangerous situation, as it makes you fall and can result in broken bones or other injuries.
You need to see an orthopod to get evaluated/investigated and most likely will require a scope surgery to be treated. ...Read more
How come I can't straighten the knee when I am standing up? It is painful to move it straight. I seem to have a lot of grinding and locking of the knee
Locking knee: Sounds like a condition known as chondromalacia or if you have had a knee injury in the past it could be due to a meniscal tear. Locking of the knee is generally the result of a free body of some kind. You may need an MRI on the knee to make the diagnosis, and an orthopedic consult. ...Read more
I don't have health insurance but my knee is hurting. I'm trying to determine if I should just go in and be seen. It hurts to bend and straighten my r?
Knee pain: If you can't bend whether there was trauma or not you need to be evaluated. Could be effusion from lyme/erlichia, inflammaotry arthritis, gout, infection all which require prescriptions and other interventions. When it is just fro mrepetitive motion you usually have preserved function and can bend. ...Read more
I had tissue damage in my leg and knee last year and still can't use my leg fully. How long does this take to heal my dr said a year but no improvement?
New normal?: Some damage may continue to improve over time, but some people never return fully to their pre-injury state. If you are healthy & fit before an injury, your chances of full recovery are better. ...Read more
No: It should be good but won't be completely normal. ...Read more
What is causing my knee to lock in a bent position and be painful to straighten out? How can I fix it?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Pain behind the knee, if sitting down when straightening the knee it's very painful. What can this be.?
Baker's Cyst: Oftentimes you can have an outpouching of the synovial membrane that lines the joint. ...Read more
I have hyperextended knees so what exercises will help hyperextended knees possibly straightening the knee?
After having bent my knee for only a minute, it takes around 30 seconds for me to be able to fully extend it again. Any certain cause?
Joint inffamation: When do any strenuous exercise or use your knee quite bet and you are accustomed to it usually this happen. ...Read more
What's the cause of a knee stuck with pain when trying to straighten it? This randomly occured only once before and left within three days
See a knee doctor: You might have some relaxation from stretching or previous injury to some of the knee ligament that end up causing instability of the knee and possible subluxation that could lead to dislocation which is serious in the knee go and see a knee doctor he will give you appropriate evaluation and treatment ...Read more
My knee got hit back the opposite way. Is it hyper-extended or is it torn? It has improved a lot in a week. I can bend/straighten it, put weight on it
Your joknt: May still have subluxation or displacement. Or joint effusion which won't allow u to have full range of motion. Please inquire your orthopedic specialist who took care of your knee. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Knee cap problems: Or chondromalcia. The most common symptom of this problem is knee pain that increases when you walk up or down stairs. Simple treatments — such as rest and ice — often help, and motrin, but sometimes physical therapy or even surgery is needed to ease patellofemoral pain. ...Read more
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