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Can't Straighten Knee Without Pain
I can't straighten my knee without pain I can hardly walk or stand must keep the knee slightly bent to prevent pain it just happened suddenly after sit?
Get it checked: Orthopedic surgeon can tell you if its a significant meniscal tear or loose body causing impingement, that could warrant scope. ...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
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 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
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?
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
My knee is hurting and it's hard to bend or straighten it. I didn't fall or anything. It just started when I got in the car. Any ideas?
Can instability in the knee be fixed without surgery? I have a -11 knee flex ion. I can't seem to straighten it especially when standing
The bottom part of my knee hurts after basketball and I can't put weight on my knee, bend it, or straighten it out all the way. It is swollen
Need to be examined: When you have swelling and trouble bending it, you may have injured an internal structure in the knee. The inability to straighten it could be damage to your knee cartilage (meniscus) as well as your inability to put weight on it. You will need an exam to evaluate your ligaments (ACL, MCL, LCL) and to see if the swelling is from the joint. ...Read more
Bilateral lr's and arthroscopies, 5wks post cannot bend my knee past 65degrees and can't straighten it without pain in central patella, is this normal
Therapy?: Should be in therapy at this point, if not coming along need to check with your surgeon. Depends on swelling, etc. ...Read more
My knee hurts when bending and straightening its also swollen at the top but I didn't do anything for it to hurt I just woke up and it did I'm only 17?
Checkup: Probabnly knee tendonitis; however, the swelling is concerning and should be checked by your physician. ...Read more
I can't bend or straighten my knee all the way without pain. If I sit down, it is difficult to try and straighten my leg to stand. I can't kneel either?
Many possibilities.: This could be a number of issues depending on what other symptoms you have. I would want to know if the knee is swollen, red or warm? How long have you had it? And is it all the time, or does it come and go? ...Read more
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