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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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Electrical shock pain in knee after fall, should I be concerned?

Electrical shock pain in knee after fall, should I be concerned?

Saphenous nerve.: You may have irritated a small branch of the saphenous nerve, which runs directly over your kneecap. See an orthopedic knee specialist, for an exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've Suffered with knee pain for the last 16 years after a fall. Now I get pitching pain in my knee what could it be???

Nerve irritation: possible. The best is to have a complete physical exam to see what is going on in your lower back, your hips, your knees, your feet & have the doctor assess this. In the UK, a physiotherapist is the 1 to check this out.In the US, it's the neuromusculoskeletal medicine (NMM) specialist, who is a D.O., doctor of osteopathic medicine to evaluate & treat. If unsuccessful, can refer to pain specialist. ...Read more

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Fall fown on feb 2013 little knee pain after one week persistent till april when knee swelling and increase in pain occured.Persistent till now?

See below: I am afraid that you have injured your knee--either a ligament or meniscal tear. You will need to see your doctor to confirm. ...Read more

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All of a sudden last night i started experiencing knee pain.I have had no trauma and did not fall. I have used a heating pad but it is stillput weight?

See Ortho if Needed: Usually most pain resolves on its own, however if it persists or you have swelling noted you may want to see an orthopedic doctor to evaluate it further. Use Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) around the clock for the next several days to help as well. ...Read more

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Severe knee pain, hurts when bending/moving.Has been hurting about a week now.Started out of no where, did not fall on it.Also getting charlie horses ?

Severe knee pain, hurts when bending/moving.Has been hurting about a week now.Started out of no where, did not fall on it.Also getting charlie horses ?

See details: There are several possibilities although pain into the calf area often suggests a tear. Tendinitis is also possible as is chondromalacia and even an inflammatory arthritis if the knee is swollen. See an orthopedist if the pain persists. ...Read more

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I have knee pain that almost causes me to fall when walking. Doc did x-rays and said its fluid that builds up. What causes knee pain and what helps?

I have knee pain that almost causes me to fall when walking. Doc did x-rays and said its fluid that builds up. What causes knee pain and what helps?

See a rheumatologist: In a 19-year-old, the most likely cause of fluid in the knee is an injury such as a torn ligament or cartilage. If there was no injury, you should see a rheumatologist to rule out inflammatory arthritis such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis (jia) or rheumatoid arthritis causing the fluid build up. Other diseases such as lupus or spondyloarthritis can also cause swelling of a knee. ...Read more