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Hamstring Pops When Doing Splits
What to strengthen for poor kneecap tracking. Knee feels best when squatting slightly, but hurts and pops walking normally. ?
Strengthening: Typically poor patellofemoral tracking can be improved by strengthening your vastus medialis obliquus (vmo). This muscle tends to medialize the kneecap. Also you can use mcconnell taping techniques to encourage proper tracking with a counter force pulling the kneecap medially. Proper instruction can be given by a physical therapist. If this doesn't work, try a bracing. ...Read more
During PT after torn ACL recon I felt pulling (same feeling as when my hamstring graft was taken) behind knee during flexion exercises.What can it be?
My ligament in my elbow pops whenever I workout doing something like pushups or bench presses. How can I strengthen it to prevent the popping?
When I do hamstring exercises the muscle behind my knee gets bigger but my hamstrings don't. Muscle bulges out...Ugly. What am i doing wrong?
Not sure what u mean: I am not clear on what the word "jugger" means. If it means "shakes" then it may indicate that you are using too much weight. I am also not clear on the purpose of doing these wrist flexion exercises. I tend to stick with functional exercises that come out of movements that are used in daily activities. ...Read more
Knee pain when bent and when kneeling. Knee pops several time/day but if big pop feels better. I am 30. Arthritis or something else?
Varies: There are many potential causes. One of the more common is having a small meniscus tear. The posterior horn of the medial meniscus is the most common area involved and pain is usually worse as the knee is bent and the tear is often associated with clicking and popping. Does not require an injury. Consider being seen and getting an MRI for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Hurt knee inside side, butt lower than knee, stand forward.Wore brace due to collapses. Kneecap pops a lot, pain both sides.Serious or heal over time?
Mechanism of injury : Was there an injury? If it's been more than two weeks without improvement in would get evaluated by your orthopedist. ...Read more
Many possibilites: At 31, it commonly is a strain, if it just happened. If it's been there for a while or has been happening over and over, then it could be several things.. A hip flexor tear (rectus or iliopsoas), capsule tear, hip labral tear, arthritis, cam lesion, early avascular necrosis, or stress fracture. Unless it just happened today and you're walking without pain, i would see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Diagnosis: Are we sure it is your mcl that is damaged? Is your knee swollen? That can make the joint feel stiff. Have you seen an orthopaedist? Did you have a recent injury? We need to know if you have damaged anything inside your knee like a meniscus. ...Read more
Strain: You are putting weight on your quads in the first part of the squat. In a deep squat, the weight transfers to the gluts, which are stronger. Don't give up because of the soreness. ...Read more
Why does chondromalacia cause discomfort and popping when making cutting maneuver? When making turns, when pivoting.
Rough surface: In a normal joint, two smooth cartilage surfaces glide over each other allowing for smooth, gliding motion. In chondromalacia, those smooth surfaces have become rough and irregular. This can cause pain and popping and crunching sounds as the joint goes through motion, this is known as crepitance. Don't hesitate to see a specialist to discuss treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee osteoarthritis. Advisable to add ankle weights when doing strengthening exercises like straight leg raise?
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25 days after ACL reconstruction and meniscus repair,I hear my knee pop and crack when I bend my knee . Is this normal ?
Knee discomfort: I would expect this to be present after reconstruction but I would certainly pass it by my Ortho ...Read more
Sore left knee physio is unsure if cartilage or tendon problem hurts up/down stairs squating can't hop grates when flexing what is it likely to be ?
Have it evaluated: It can be one of several possible causes. The best approach is to see an orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
My upper back gets stiffed oftenly&gets relaxed when I do stretch right/left, while doing stretching i hear crunching sounds. Pl suggest?
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