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Knee Hurts When Going Up Steps
Knee grinds when laying on my back when lifting it up to stretch.It hurts going down stairs.Locks up going up stairs once in awhile.What is happening?
Evaluation needed: The uncomfortable grinding and especially the locking may be signs of cartilage damage within the knee joint. Suggest you seek evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis and possible treatment. It may just be wear and tear but with locking you may have a cartilage tear. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Knee cap problem: Pain in the knee particularly with stairs usually points to some irritation or inflmmation of the cartilage behind the knee cap. A combination of low impact quadriceps strengthening exercises, anti-inflammatory medications, and weight loss (if indicated) will help your symptoms. ...Read more
My right knee clicks when walking upstairs on every step, also when walking up s steep bank. My left knee recently started to click too.
Butt hurts when sitting down or standing up. Stop hurting when i start walking again. Doesn't hurt when i place my ankle under my thigh and sit.
The pundendal nerve: Is the main nerve in the perenium, the area between the legs. It has branches that can cause sensation in the rectum, scrotum, penis, etc. One way to entrap this nerve is bike riding. Please see your doc so that you can get a diagnosis or exclude this. Peace and good health. ...Read more
More info, please!: How long has this been going on? Did you hurt your knee? Which part of the knee hurts? We need more info before we can give even an semi-educated guess. Regardless, if you have had knee pain for over a week you should get checked by a doc, in person, to find out what is wrong. ...Read more
Tracking Disorder: All joints can make noise. If the noise hurts, that may indicate a problem. Most people without a history of trauma and pain with stairs is usually a patellar tracking disorder. The knee cap can rub against the femoral groove when going up/down stairs causing inflammation and pain. This is often resolved with consistent rehab. You should see a sports medicine specialist or an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shins hurt when walking down stairs only, not when walking up. How can I prevent it from hurting?
C below: U may have shin splints, a common DX used 4 strained foot dorsiflexos in the frotn outer side of ur shin. When u descend stairs these musles r activated 2 keep ur foot from flopping downward. It is like a brack. U do not activate these going up stairs, rest, ice nsaids, & modify ur activity 2 spare them from stress until gone. Then start slowly again. ...Read more
Could be many things: There is not enough information to be able to make an accurate diagnosis. This could just be a muscle strain or tightness but there are other causes that only an examination will find. If the problem has been going on for more than 6 weeks, please be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
I woke up with knee pain on the inside of my knee. it feels very tight when I bend it. Going up and down stairs is miserable.
Joint or bursitis: Your physician will need to evaluate you to see if you have internal knee problems in the inside medial knee such as cartilage or joint pain or if it comes from bursitis on the outside of your medial knee - often anserine bursitis. Each of these conditions could mimic the pain you describe. ...Read more
Throbbing pain in shin when i stand up. Was kicked hard in shin playing softball. When i first stand up it throbs and its hard to walk?
Bruise: The tibia( shin) bone has very little muscle covering it . Contusion( bruises) here are very common in football and other sports. This is your likely diagnosis. Immediate ice, elevation can help.Occassionally a knot or hematoma can develop next to the site of contusion and persist for a period of time.They generally resolve w/ time. Good luck ! ...Read more
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I am having painful knee pains when i run. And sometimes when i crouch down my knee pops out then when i stand up it pops back in hurts then goes weak?
Pain in right knee while driving or going up and down steps. Pain in right knee when knee when bent between 90 and 120 degrees. ?
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