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Knee Hurts When Going Up Steps
Fell on apt steps, landed hard on L side of bottom. Now left knee hurts to stand & walk = light limp from aching. Should I see a dr? Or just RICE?
Fall w/ limp: After trauma with sequela like a limp/pain on walking would get an xray to make sure there are no subtle fractures. ...Read more
Pain in knee: Descending stairs or downhill places more stress on the quad as the quad is expected to eccentrically "fire." often time are quads are stronger in the concentric (shortening) range of motion and not in the eccentric (lengthening) mode of motion. Work with a physical therapist to strengthen your quads eccentrically and you may experience less pain. E.G., walking slowly backwards on a treadmill. ...Read more
What are the next steps for me to take if I continue having knee pain while cycling after getting a proper bike fitting?
After jogging 4 mi, approx. 24 hrs later, I have inner/side knee pain when going up steps and walking. A week has past. Not red or hot, little edema.
Chronic knee pain, on lateral side and below kneecap, when bent, run, do steps. I can't move my knees unless I do slowly after. Can't walk right now.
Knee pain: Anterior (front of the knee) pain most commonly occurs in young active females. The symptoms you describe are typical. Luckily the condition can usually be treated non-surgically with physical therapy, bracing, rest, anti-inflammatories as needed. Recommend evaluation by orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
I am male 47 I don't have any medical complaints except little knee pain when climbing on the steps. But now I like to learn swimming shall I join?
Checkup: You should be able to join swimming, but given your age and without knowing your past medical history, might be a good idea to get that annual checkup first to make sure your health is ok. Knee pain while climbing stairs usually indicates patellofemoral syndrome. It can be treated with gentle quad strengthening exercises, such as a leg press in a gym or squats at home with light weights. ...Read more
I have knee pain on top of my knee cap specially when going up and down steps. I have a lot of grinding in my knee.?
I have a bugging knee pain on the outer left side. Usually I forget it's there unless I go down the steps or move my knees more. It's not affecting me so I can just leave it or should I get a doctor to check it? Which specialist?
Needs orthopedic Eva: Appears possible lateral ligament or capsular strain, usually anti inflamatory meds, and splinting with support with knee brace, if symptoms worsen, you need to see an orthopedic specialist ...Read more
My teenager is complaining of knee pain when running and jumping but not at other times. Next steps?
D/C running& jumping: At least until you have figured out why it hurts stop doing the things that cause pain. Maybe it is a simple problem that requires only some tincture of time, but maybe iris a sign of more serious damage that requires some professional attention. If a couple of days of going light on it does not help, get it examined. ...Read more
Exercises: Strengthen the quadriceps muscles.Get a more detailed answer ›
Determine the cause: Before you start exercising the knee, determine the cause of the pain. See an orthopedist. ...Read more
So I'm having knee pain like its drawing up on me I don't recall doing anything to it the pain comes& goes but when it comes it hurts so bad?
Orthopedist: See an orthopedist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Every morning I wake up with sharp knee pain. It doesn't matter which side I lay on it always hurts even though it goes away after walking.?
I have been having severe knee pain in one knee for the past couple days. Now the pain is also going above my knee & calf. Laying down hurts worse.
Knee pains: Need thorough clinical exam followed by appropriate investigations for cause and treatment by your physician, internist or a rheumatologist. ...Read more
For some reason my knee hurts if I don't have it stretched out as far a it can go and locked in place is there any possible reason for this? Thanks
I got hit by car. I workout Hard. Knee hurts and overstrecthes and feels not protected. Should I rest or can I keep going liter. How long Will it takeheal
Bakers cyst: It sounds like you have a baker's cyst. It is a benign swelling which is a marker of inflammation within the knee. I would see an orthopedic surgeon who can figure out what is causing the inflammation/swelling in your knee. If that is treated successfully, the baker's cyst, and the associated pain, will likely go away. Good luck. ...Read more
Ice the knee.: You can apply ice packs to the knee, 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. If you can take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, that would help as well. If you're no better in a week or so, then you should see an orthopedic knee specialist for further assessment. ...Read more
Meniscal tears: You seem to have some of the signs of a meniscus issue. Some meniscal tears occur w/ acute injury; some as degenerative changes (over time). Common symptoms include pain, swelling, clicking/ popping, locking/ catching, giving way, and/ or limited range of motion. It may be a wise decision to see an orthopedist to evaluate your knee. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Knee pain: If you are having a lot of pain the first right thing to do is seek the help of a medical professional - in this case an orthopedist. As we don't know your medical history here, advising meds can be a bad idea as there could be interactions or allergies. ...Read more
Not seeking help!:
Knee pain can be for many reasons, with the most common being osteoarthritis, a condition that is to many other inflammatory conditions. A smart doctor will know this & screen you for other chronic disabling diseases. See your dr!
in the meantime, pain is nature's splint. It is telling you something is wrong. Most important thing is not to make it worse. Little or weight on it, get a diagnosis! ...Read more
Have it checked out: There are lots of causes of knee pain. If your knee hurts and it hasn't gotten better in 2-3 weeks your should see your primary care provider or an orthopedist for an evaluation. They can listen to your symptoms, examine your knee, and determine if any other testing (xrays, mri, etc.) may be needed. ...Read more
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. ...Read more
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