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Knee Slipping Sensation
Depends what slips?: A subluxating or dislocating patella is treated with various nonoperative and operative options. Most can be successfully treated with a special brace and therapy. Surgery to realign the patella can invvolve any/all of the following: medial patellofemoral ligament (mpfl) reconstruction, lateral retinacular release, and distal tibial tubercle realigning osteotomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many people with medical problems are at risk for falling or tripping. This can leave you with broken bones or more serious injuries. You can do many things to make your home safer for you. Below are some questions you may want to ask your doctor or nurse to help keep your ...Read more
Knee popped after slipping on something in the floor and is now very painful, no significant swelling. How long before I should seek medical help?
Yes: An acl tear can result in knee instability. The lower leg (tibia) can slide forward and rotate relative to the thigh (femur). This can result in near dislocation events and can lead to further damage of the cartilage and meniscus. In younger patients who want to remain active in sports, a torn acl should be reconstructed by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a 32/F. 2 weeks ago I hurt my knee while playing indoor soccer. I pivoted and it popped at least once. LOUDLY! Everyone on the field heard it. It swelled and has been frequently slipping out of place. It feels like it "catches" on something and pops a
Is is normal to have slipping and catching in the knee after having a chondroplasty about 7 months ago? I have instability in the knee also. Treatment
No: Not normal to have slipping and catching after undergoing chondroplasty. This proceedure is to clean up the bits of cartilage that catch and pop with motion. But if you feel your knee is unstable, your best option is to strengthen the muscles surrounding it. Sometimes in the early stages of strengthening you will find a knee brace helps to stabilize it. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of having a meniscus displacement tear of the root? Is surgery the only options? I have slipping and instability of the knee.
Symptoms can vary: Your symptoms can range from nothing to mechanical with or without pain. Mechanical symptoms can present as having a sense of catching or locking as if something is getting stuck. Some can get a sense of instability. Depending on your symptoms and age a variety of interventions can be tried ranging from nonoperative to operative. Based on your symptoms surgery would be recommended. ...Read more
What cause pain in the knee due to popping and slipping. I have a lot of swelling in the knee unable to straighten the leg when standing?
I had sprained my knee while slipping from my high heeled shoe. What can I do to treat this sprain?
Ortho Evaluation: Be evaluated and treated by an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon - one in your area can be found at www.Aaos.Org. ...Read more
Does liquid in the knee hurt? I have extreme swelling in the knee along with popping and slipping of the kneecap. I also I have pain along the acl?
Yes: The liquid, which we call synovial fluid can build up pressure and hurt. The liquid is there because of the surrounding structures, cartilage that may be slipping, a torn meniscus, a torn ligament. You evalaution will look at this and you will need imaging: x-ray, ultrasound or MRI or all three to help clarify. An orhtopedic surgeon may need to do arthroscopy to see insie the knee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A motorbike fell on my knee sideways. Had x rays no fracture.Doc said it will b fine in 3 week, it's 1 month still feels like my knee is slipping!
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