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Fullness In Knee Cap
Usually yes: Assuming that you have no other injuries to the knee, you should be able to bear weight after this injury. ...Read more
Pain in front of knee,top of tibia to bottom of knee cap and towards inner side of knee. Hurt it running..cant put much weigh on it. Full range motion?
He hit L knee on the ground 10 weeks ago, resolved partly. Now swelling, pain at left of patella after each basketball practice. What evaluation.....?
Knee sprain/strain: You will need to see an Orthopedist for an exam to determine stability.An MRI should reveal what structures are injured.I would suggest reducing strenuous activity that causes significant pain or swelling until diagnosis is made..Use 20 minutes of ice and an Ace bandage for acute swelling/pain.You may also take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain or Motrin/Aleve for pain/inflamation. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Sharp pain around right knee shooting down leg when crossing it. Patella doesn't hurt. Full weight bearing and strength. Not swollen either.
Meniscus injury: An injury to the meniscus can lead to pain when applying pressure to the inside of the knee while crossing the legs this can be aggravated. Although usually there is swelling of the knee sometimes you'll only get pain and not much swelling. If regularanti-inflammatories and ice or not helping then it is necessary to obtain consultation with an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
MRI for my knee. The results: - ACL sprain with full thickness disruption, chronic proximal mcl sprain, patella alta w/o pf malaligment. English?
Stretch of ligaments: Sprains occur when ligaments (tissues holding joints together) stretch. The ACL is a ligament in the inside of the knee. The MCL is on the middle side of the knee. Disruption os ACL means it was probably/partially torn. Patella alta means that your knee cap is higher than usual. You should discuss these findings with the ordering physician so she/he can determine appropriate treatmen ...Read more
If Painful treat: His term means you have arthritic changes under your knee knee cap. Many of these are not symptomatic. So we just watch. If they are painful, there is a range of options depending on the rest of the knee findings and exam. So you need X-rays, a good physical exam, more history of when it is symptomatic, and then non surgical and surgical options can be shared with you.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exercise: Instability of the patella or knee cap is best addressed with a dedicated exercise program that seeks to strengthen the quadriceps muscles on the front of the thigh. A patellar stabilizing brace may help as well. Would recommend a visit to a local physical therapist to help get going on your exercise program. ...Read more
Varies: There are a variety of possible causes, did you injure it? If not in could potentially involve an abnormality in the patella-femoral joint such as chondromalacia or a maltracking issue. Don't hesitate to be see for an accurate diagnosis. Physical therapy could potentially be quite helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Patellar shift: Consider patellofemoral syndrome or VMO weakness.Get a more detailed answer ›
Exercise: The most important thing is to fix and functional problem u may have such as weak quads, tight hamstrings, and poorly conditioned core. See you mr doctor to get a prescription for therapy ...Read more