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Knee Joints Always Feel Like They Lock Up And Click
See below: Locking and clicking are very suggested of a torn meniscus which is a wedge of cartilage on both the inner and outer part of the knees. In certain types of tears, the torn piece can get dislodged partially when the person bends their knee and then prevents them from straightening it fully. It can also cause painful clicking. See an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee feels like it needs to click back into place, and it's painful just under joint, but isn't swollen, what's wrong?
Several possible: Several possibilities. Arthritis by itself can explain these symptoms, but that usually comes on gradually. Sometime the kneecap can sublux (slide out of it's normal path), then slide back in. That can leave you with the sensation of needing to click back into place. Straining the patellar tendon can also fee like this. Rest and ice your knee, but if it doesn't improve in a week, see your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My knees click and feel like the joints are grinding when I go up stairs..what could this be and what do you think caused it?
You've Got Kneesles!: It could be a minor problem depending on your activities. Lots of athletes get that, without pain, and apparently without any long term problems. But there can be problems on the underside of the patella (knee cap) that can cause it too, but usually accompanied by pain. Best to get it checked out with your doctor. He or she will decide what to do based on a more detailed exam. ...Read more
I am 24yr old. I do weight training once or twice a week. I have been getting pains in my joints, mainly knee. They click regularly. Any advice?
Start stretching: Knee pains in your age group w/ no injuries is often related to overuse tendinitis or kneecap'pain. You may have to start stretching before your workouts more; especially your hamstrings. "hamstrung" athletes tend to develop patellofemoral( kneecap) pain or patellar tendinitis . Best of luck! ...Read more
Why do joints such as wrist and knee sometimes click or creak during exercise? If no accompanying pain, is it problematic?
Not a problem: Popping or crepitation of the joints are common. This occurs when tissues such as cartilage, bone, tendon, or ligaments glide over one another. Often times there may be mild underlying arthritis or tendinitis. If you're not experiencing any discomfort then this is not a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is clicking at the joint line of the knee considered to be a mensicus tear? My joint clicking and get stuck all the time and is very painful.
I have had all of my main joints replaced or revision. In the last 4 years. Now have popping, clicking and grinding in my replaced knee. Thoughts?
Knee: Depends on cause. Best to consult orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
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