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Gracilis Tendon Knee Pain
Torn miniscus, bursa: The more common causes of your symptoms are petallar bursitis (the patellar bursa becomes swollen, irritated and painful), and a meniscal tear (tearing of the cartilage disc between the femur and the tib/fib complex. If it persists for more than a few days, you need to see an orthopedist for an eval and knee MRI. In the meantime, an adjustable brace would not hurt, and would give support. ...Read more
I have knee pain when weight bearing and then when I take weight off my knee, pain shoots up my thigh. Does this sound like a tendon issue?
I am suffering from knee pain, I have done MRI its result ismild thickening & abnormal signal in extensor carpi ulnair tendon with mild adjacent fat?
Anything: Carpi is in your hand and ulnar is a bone in your wrist ...Read more
Both knees hurt and pain around both achilles' tendons? Knee pain is a burning sensation have trouble bending and getting up from ground and stiffnes
Hip/groin pain clicking noise. It feels like my muscle/tendon gets stuck when walking. Also causing knee pain. Painful to walk. What could it be?
Have it evaluated.: Locking and clicking are signs of soft tissue or meniscus damage. This needs to be evaluated and treated by a specialist to possibly prevent future complications. ...Read more
I fell 6weeks ago heard a pop in my ankle. I am still experiencing burning pain down the side of my leg and knee pain. I have been wearing a "air walking boot", could I have torn a ligament or tendon? I am still experiencing a lot of pain and still cann
Hi doctor. My knee pains when I deep squat. Also I feel clicking in one of the tendon at back of knee when I raise my leg towards back.?
See a physician: While this may be a normal finding depending on your age and personal history; a physical examination is warranted to rule out any serious problem. ...Read more
Knee tenderness, above kneecap comes &goes last 4 wks. Swelling at first, much reduced. Still not 100%.How long to heal? Feels like muscle/tendon strain
Above + quad tendon: If it is ur quad tendon, u will b symptomatic especially decending stairs, inclines, squats, or lifting on a leg machine. U should c an orthopedic surgeon and b sure there is not a small persitant tear. Only cn on mr. U may just have 2 modify ur activity until all ssx gone. That's why an mr is good 2 have, if there is a tear, it will always b a problem, and may b a surgical one. ...Read more
Lots: Arthritis, meniscus tear, acl tear, ligament injury, cartilage injury, inflammatory arthritis, gout, tumor, cholesterol medicines, muscle strain, bursitis, vascular insufficiency, overuse injury, insect bite, viral effects, infection, blod clots, metastatic disease, stress fracture, sickle cell disease, a vascular necrosis, and the list goes on. Need more info for better recommendations. ...Read more
Many things: If you injured it you should see a doc so that you are not making it worse. For mild pain there are many classes of medication including tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen), and others like tramadol. Call one of your docs and see what they prescribe. Avoid narcotics...Too many people prescribe them and they have many side effects. ...Read more
Depends on Cause: This question is too broad to answer properly; would need more specifics. Location, duration, type of knee pain, aggravating factors, etc. Are vital to understanding the cause, as is physical exam. A good history & phys. Incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers. Could be neural/structural/infection, etc. Generic treatments incl. Heat/ice, surgery, manipulation, prolotherapy, meds. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: In general, the pain comes from the joint itself, the ligaments, tendons and shock absorbers known as bursae around the knee. Sometimes the pain is referred from elsewhere like your lower back or hip. Once the cause is known the treatment plan can be formulated. Some basic ideas include keeping your weight down and certain types of exercise to keep the muscles around your knee conditioned. ...Read more
Pain type is crucial: Knee pain can be joint pain, muscle pain, bone pain, bursitis pain, tendon pain, muscle pain, etc. Just because the knee hurts does not mean arthritis and does not mean a need for injections or surgery. You may need a good conditioning program, even seeing a physicial therapist. Muscle strength is important to help knee pain - the muscle help protect the knee. ...Read more
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