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Hyperextended Knee Symptoms
R.I.C.E.: Rest, icing, compression and elevation are the simple first steps to help heal your knee. If still having trouble after a few weeks of this, you will need to see an orthopedist to determine of any serious damage has been done. Try the simple things first. Add in some light strengthening and cardio if all is well on your road to recovery. ...Read more
4-6 weeks: Depending on how bad the sprain of the ligaments and muscles was initially - most sprains/ strains heal within 4-6 weeks. If it was mild then usually you feel a lot better by 2 weeks. At your (our) age, you should be careful not to return to strenuous exercise too early and let the knee heal so as not to re-injure it more seriously. ...Read more
Rest-ace wrap-brace: Most knee hyperextension injuries resolve with time and occasionally physical therapy. You should try rest, ice, compression, and avoid positions or activities that allow the knee to potentially hyperextend (no running, jumping, changing directions rapidly) until your knee no longer hurts when it is extended. If the pain persists for more than 7-10 days, you should seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
Hello, I have a hyperextended knee and its been hurting for about a month. Im wondering what i can do to speed up the heeling process. Thank you.
Hyperextended knee. No pain, just muscles on top of knee feel"thick". Been doing knee strengthening and feels a little better. Concern?
Yes, calf X's knee: The calf muscles cross the back of the knee as they originate from the back of the thigh bone next to the knee capsule. When the knee hyperextends, the back of the knee often over stretches. This can cause injury to your knee that includes the posterior capsule and juxtaposed calf muscles. The calf muscles can become strained or torn causing pain and swelling in the injured calf muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperextended knee 9 months ago. Was told to ice it and it would be good but still hurts to kick, plant/ turn, & brace self on that leg. What's wrong?
Hyperextended knee w/ a couple of cracks during a soccer game.Leg locked & someone pushed me.Pain in the inner & outer knee.Can't fully extend my knee?
I have a hyperextended knee. I am looking into getting a knee brace to support it until I can get surgery? What would you suggest?
Ligament brace: Look for a brace with metal supports on each side of your knee. It is often called a ligament brace. It will keep your knee as stable as possible. ...Read more
Hyperextended knee that i had partially torn ACL in over a year ago. It's been a week. Still painful. Is is possible I have re-torn acl?
Hyperextended knee 2 months ago. Still feels tight behind knee and sore, especially after doing activity. What could be going on?
Chronic tear: With hyperextension, you could have partially torn a tendon, muscle, or ligament around the knee. Here is a link to potential injuries. http://www.physioadvisor.com.au/7660150/knee-pain-knee-injury-diagnosis-physioadvisor.htm I personally recommend massage therapy with physical therapy for chronic pain syndromes. If this doesn't work, you will need a more in depth evaluation. ...Read more
What happens if you can move your ankle after you hhurt your knee is it a ACL tear or jus ah mild hyperextended knee injury?
See below: What you describe may not be connected at all. See an orthopedic surgeon ...Read more
Hyperextended knee reaching over couch, felt and heard pop in knee, severe pain for an hr.then could walk with pain. On cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a wk-ureteral stent?
Depends if ...: Depends if your knee is symptomatic ( painful or feels loose!) if u have no symptoms than no treatment is necessary for a knee that "hyperextends"( recurvatum ).If u have feelings of knee looseness or posterior knee discomfort than a strengthening program for your legs( quads esp.) plus a brace to keep your leg from hyperextendimg would be my first choice. See an ors for eval. Gl! ...Read more
RICE therapy: The pneumonic r.I.C.E. Helps guide the general treatment of orthopedic injuries until a more thorough eval can be done. It stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. In addition, tylenol (acetaminophen) and anti-inflammatories can help with the pain. If it hurts to put weight on it, don't. Get some crutches and stay off of it. A brace or immobilizer can help relieve pain as well. ...Read more
What would need to be ruled out with these symptoms. Pain in a knee tka especially on the medial side, periodic s.O.B and low grade temp?
See your doctor: For an exam. An infection is likely. Other causes can explain your symptoms. ...Read more