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Im An Exotic Dancer My Knees Are Popping When Sitting On Them
I have Achilles tendonitis and i'm a dancer and me knee keeps popping out and i'm in tears should I wear a knee brace and if so what kind?
Yes: Try an elastic type first. That will give you flexibility and allow you to dance with minimal restriction. ...Read more
I am competitive dancer and two days ago i suddenly had very painful aches and soreness in my right thigh above my knee. My knee is also popping. Help?
Nonspecific: Unfortunately this is a fairly nonspecific complaint, which could be caused by several possibilities such as cartilage injury/tear, ligament injury, arthritis, cyst, etc. You can try some stretches and anti-inflammatory meds, but see a physician if symptoms persist or are severe. ...Read more
Kneecap tracking.: It could be popping related to the tracking of the kneecap, or it could be a meniscal tear. You should see an orthopedic knee specialist, who can make an accurate diagnosis, and provide the correct treatment. ...Read more
My knees are popping every time i bend them. I have been doing pt but now they are worse! they feel like they are falling apart! what can I do?
See Orthopedist: See your orthopedic surgeon for evaluation of your knees. ...Read more
Time to see the doc: Popping and giving wAy could be ligament, meniscus, or loose body. If left untreated or uncontrolled could actually cause more damage......time to get checked by an orthopaedic surgeon ...Read more
Yes: Best to have it evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: It is normal unless it causes pain. ...Read more
Probably: You probably tore a meniscus. See your orthopedic doctor for physical exam. ...Read more
Fluid buildup: Most joint noises are attributed to a hydraulic effect of fluid in the joint (normal or increased quantity) being forced around based on movement. This is akin to the bang or rattle heard in pipes in older houses with abrupt water turn-off. It can indicate excess fluid--like from injury, or be normal. It is usually harmless, but should be evaluated if associated with pain or decreased motion. ...Read more
Every morning I get out of bed and my knees and ankles pop constantly. Is that good or bad? Should I stop popping them?
No pain, no problem: We used to think that popping our knuckles, neck, back etc.. Caused arthritis. However, there is no evidence of causal relationship has been found until this time. It is indeed a habit and once formed, the joints "feel the need to pop" intermittently. As long as it does not cause pain while doing it..Enjoy the popping. If u don't like to hear the pop, don't do it..It will stop with time. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a knee popping I fall I can't get up all the time I don't know if it is my legitimate or not can you help me please ?
Probably legitimate: There are several structures in the knee that can cause you knee to feel like it has popped and make it give way. Probably most common is a meniscal tear (cartilage tear) where the the torn piece of cartilage jams in your knee, causes pain and your bodies reflex is to let your leg collapse to reduce the pain in your knee. You may have you knee cap or patella or ligament injury. Needs examinatio ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
44 (f) knee is very painful lateral side. Been bad 7 wk and is now hurting all over. I have had no injury, sudden onset, unstable and popping?
My knee is constantly cracking/popping and is causing pain which I would say is a 7 at first it was just by biking but now is gapping from just bending my knee sometimes
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