Doctor insights on:
Floating Cartilage In Knee Symptoms
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
Could knees popping out of joint, post bilateral partial knee replacements for grade 4 patella chondromalacia in feb, cause a torn meniscus?
Does displacement meniscus cause painful clicking , grinding and clicking of the knee joint mostly medial? Can a tear happen in the back of the knee?
No: Knee clicking or "crepitus" can be caused by a torn cartilage, ganglion cyst, patella chondromalacia, synovitis, swelling (also known as an "effusionn"), or knee laxity. Some normal knees click. Clicking is a nonspecific finding that can be associated with both normal and abnormal knees. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri result: 1-2mm cartilage injury or degeneration in weight bearing medial femoral condyle possibly involving free edge of meniscus. What next?
Medial Knee Pain: As a podiatrist, i would team up with an orthopod and physical therapist to help you. I would design wedges for your shoes to off weight the sore area, while you work on strength, flexibility, knee bracing, activity modification, and anti-inflammatory measures. Dr rich blake. ...Read more
Knee MR found advanced loss of articular cartilage in medial compartment of tibio-femoral and patella-femoral joint. What are my options?
Depends: Medications / injections or surgery. Depends upon how much pain you have and what your response to prior interventions has been. Generally try the easy things first and advance to surgery when nothing else works. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain, knee buckling, knee pop and knee stiffness. The following also describes me: Popping or snapping sound from knee joint. Feel like joint is moving, getting stuck and then pop?
Ortho: consider seeing an ortho especially if painful. if something bad you don't want it to go too long without intervention . and if nothing bad, you will be reassured ...Read more
Not usually: Swimming can often be a fantastatic exercise for patients with knee injuries and patients suffering from arthritis. The water reduces the amount of pressure placed across the joint with activity. Aqua therapy is often a useful adjunct to a successful injury recovery program. ...Read more
Knee trouble+25yrs.At moment have extreme knee pain, 2 bubbles just below patella medial side, the head of the fibula is prominent sharp spasms in knee?
I can't bear weight on the knee I have pain along the medial meniscus joint line. Would this suggest a tear of the meniscus? Locking of the knee
See a physician: You should consult an orthopedic physician . You may have torn your meniscus or have a sprain your ligament . Your condition can be diagnosed by detailed physical examination and imaging studies and x-rays and mri. In the meantime you can take some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication like Ibuprofen or Naproxen if you don't do any peptic ulcer disease or gastritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Accumulation of fat in only area directly above knee (with pain in knee joints) in a person with normal weight, indicates what? Maybe early arthritis!
Knee pain, instability and painful cracking. MRI shows degeneration of meniscus but no tear. Severe Osteoarthritis. Am I looking at knee replacement?
Right knee advanced loss of articular cartilage in medial compartment of tibio femoral and patella femoral joints. What are surgical options?
Right knee injury from 2001 slip & fall. Joint pain in knee, when sitting long periods of time. Inflammation in ankles/foot, red rash. Related or not?
I: Do not believe it is related.Get a more detailed answer ›
Advanced articular cartilage loss in medial compartment of tibio-femoral and patella-femoral joints. Would partial (unicondylar) knee replacement work?
Maybe: This decision is best made by your own orthopedist who has direct access to your x rays. A second opinion never hurts. In someone so young, if you can get away with something short of a total joint replacement, it is always preferable to do so. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Cartilage in knee symptoms
- Floating knee cap
- Floating kidney symptoms
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Broken floating rib symptoms
- Floating rib symptoms
- What is a torn cartilage in the knee?
- Prolotherapy knee cartilage
- Floating cartilage in knee