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How Could I Know If My Knee Is Broken
In December I fell off my longboard on my knee and I couldn't walk on it for alomst a month I have seen many docs but no one knows I am in more pain?
I have si joint pain and hip pain had tests and no one knows why. On sitting I notice that my knee turns inwards lots could this be the cause?
SI joint is cause.: When one has SI joint pian, it is caused by a small but excessive roaotion forward (anterior) of the hipbone at the joint. This causes pain, irritation of other structures. Richard DonTigny, a physical therapist, developed this idea and the simple exercises. He taught me 10 years ago; i find that VERY FEW physicians are aware of the SI joint. Look up Richard on web or see: www.irwinabraham.com ...Read more
Do you have a second opinion on a knee problem? I had knee surgery 2 years ago to remove a plica band. It has been all fine and dandy until lately when i started exercising it more. I have been back to my ortho that operated and knows my knee pretty well
It : It sounds like you may be dealing with moderate to severe arthritis as well as a possible injury to ligament or tendon. The x-rays and MRI should be diagnostic. Ra is a possibility however multiple joints are usually involved. If it is found that arthritis is present and severe, then you may need a knee replacement. It sounds like your doctor is doing a fine work up. Best of luck. ...Read more
Left foot knee calf thigh numb pain 2months seen 5 different drs hard to walk on left leg .no drs knows what is wrong need help getting worse?
Got hit in the ankle in the inside of my foot 4 days ago and now have bruising and swelling and cant put weight on it and if i put and kind of wrap on it or shoes it start to hurt more and having pain up to my knee?
Orhto eval: I rec seeing an ortho doc for a full eval. You need skilled hands to eval your knee. ...Read more
Not necessarily...: It depends on how the severity. It could be sprained, or it could have more damage. Can you walk on it at all? You can initially try rice (rest, ice, compression, and elevation) for a couple of days. Taking Ibuprofen or Naproxen would be ok also. If is not getting better, or you can't walk on it, i would probably go see a doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee: A deformity and extreme pain are two signs of a dislocated joint though some joints are hard to tell. X-ray and exam by an orthopedist will confirm a diagnosis. ...Read more
Heals over time: Knee microfracture surgery is a common procedure used to repair damaged knee cartilage. Cartilage is the material that helps cushion and cover the area where bones meet in the joints.Physical therapy may begin in the recovery room right after your surgery. A machine gently exercises your leg for 6 to 8 hours a day for several weeks. Many people do well after this surgery, but recovery is slow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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