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Knee locking up on me. What could be causing it to lock up?

Knee locking up on me. What could be causing it to lock up?

Torn cartilage: A locked knee is a term used to describe a patient's inability to either bend or straighten their knee. If this what you asking about the common reason torn cartilage in the knee. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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What could cause knee locking?

What could cause knee locking?

Meniscus tear: The most common cause of a locked knee is when the meniscus, which is a cartilage in the joint, tears. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have "locked knees"?

What does it mean to have "locked knees"?

Meniscal tear: A common cause of a locked knee is a displaced torn meniscus which is the shock absorber cartilage between e ends of the bones. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for locked knee?

Knee arthroscopy: A locked knee is generally caused by a meniscal tear or loose body. Both of these can be treated with knee arthroscopy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of knee pain?

Can you tell me how to get rid of knee pain?

See details: First of all you have to determine the cause. Then you will know the treatment. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent my knee from knee locking up?

What can I do to prevent my knee from knee locking up?

Knee locking: Usually implies a mechanical blockage such as a meniscal tear or a loose body in the joint that is causing locking. May need arthroscopic treatment with an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Knee locking up on me. What could be causing it to lock up?

Torn cartilage: A locked knee is a term used to describe a patient's inability to either bend or straighten their knee. If this what you asking about the common reason torn cartilage in the knee. ...Read more

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Knee locking causes?

Knee locking causes?

Possibly: Osteochondritis dikseccans. A chip comes out of the back of the knee cap and forms a foreign body that can lock the joint. Also an old injury might. Needs x-ray. ...Read more

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