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Landed Wrong After Jumping Knee Hurts
My knee ran into a rock about 4 years ago and i wobbled away. Now when ever I run or jump my knee hurts. Please help me find out what's wrong?
Varies: There are numerous potential causes, the three most common are usually an early degeneration on the medial aspect of the tibia, or a meniscal tear of the medial meniscus, or a tendonitis at the pea anserine area. A detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely reveal the cause, I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
Had knee pain after jump roping.Knee felt unstable/hurt.Calves wear weak, and tight quads...Now everything feels better after 2weeks..What was this?
My teenager is complaining of knee pain when running and jumping but not at other times. Next steps?
D/C running& jumping: At least until you have figured out why it hurts stop doing the things that cause pain. Maybe it is a simple problem that requires only some tincture of time, but maybe iris a sign of more serious damage that requires some professional attention. If a couple of days of going light on it does not help, get it examined. ...Read more
I feel knee pain after playing basketball. I am heavy and I jump a lot in the games. Is there any medicine that I can take to prevent this pain?
Nomed -Need2prevent!: Prevention won't be achieved with ibuprofen- meds are typically for treatment. Prevention lies in understanding the cause of your knee pain that can be changed - 1. Overweight? Lose weight 2. Worn out sneakers?Buy new ones 3. Bad technique?Learn better ways to jump 4. Fatigue?Get conditioned 5. Unstable knee?Bracing, rehab may help. ...Read more
Im 21 yrs old and I have this recurring knee pain on my left leg.It started after doing some jumping exercises and its been months the pain comes n go?
Go to see MD: You need to go to see your md to get checked. You could injure/tear your ligament/s or other soft tissue on the knee. Need more evaluation. Meanwhile, you can help yourself-by putting some ice packs, nsaids, elastic band/knee cap protection and don't do too much jumping exercise that may make it worse. Go to see md and check it out. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain, knee pop (loud) and difficulty walking after jumping on a trampoline. Its in the inner and higher knee.
Side left knee pain and right hip pain compromise my exercise routine like jogging or jumping. They seem to be chronic?
Get evaluated: The basic answer is to have the issue evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more
I have a sharp knee pain just about in the middle of the knee. I was playing basketball and i came down from a dunk and i landed wrong. Hurting since?
Meniscal tears: You seem to have some of the signs of a meniscus issue.Some meniscal tears occur w/ acute injury; some as degenerative changes (over time). Common symptoms include pain, swelling, clicking/ popping, locking/ catching, giving way, and/ or limited range of motion. It may be a wise decision to see an orthopedist to evaluate your knee. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Do exercises that strengthen the quads and that involve using machines instead of free weights or barbel
after the you strengthen the quads then you can advance to squads with free weights or barbel
Also do exercises that strengthen the vastus medialis muscle; This is an important stabilizer of the knee joint particularly the medial aspect of the joint ...Read more
Quadriceps-Patella: When you sit on your heels there is a strain on the knee. In this position, the quadriceps tendon is fully extended. When this muscle contracts, it fully extends the leg. If this muscle and tendon are tight, this could cause such pain. If this persists, have it looked at. ...Read more
What is wrong with my knee? My knee hurts when i move it or put pressure on it, but it doesn't hurt to touch it. What is wrong? It hurts only time to time the pain is not constant.
A few thoughts: Osteoarthritis or degenerative wear down of your cartilage is a weight bearing problem and mostly hurts when you bear weight on it. Meniscus tears generally hurt when you put weight on it, squat, twist, turn, rise from a chair or do stairs. Get an evaluation from an orthopaedic surgeon and let them help you get better. ...Read more
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. ...Read more
Meniscus or kneecap: Based on your description, the two leading candidates are either a meniscus problem, such as a tear, or a problem in you kneecap, such as patellofemoral syndrome. If it is bothering you a lot, get it checked out. A skilled musculoskeletal provider can differentiate between the two and get your knee feeling better. ...Read more
My knee hurts bad. It's swelling & I can't stretch it out or walk on it. && occasionally it will lock in place .what's wrong with it?
Torn Meniscus?: That sounds like a meniscus tear, cartilage in your knee. The tore fragment is getting pinched causing pain and locking. See your doctor and will get MRI. This can be repaired but if left can cause more damage. The repair is usually done through a small scope so recovery is quick. Good luck. there can be other causes but all need attention. ...Read more
My knee hurts walking up and down stairs or when I'm doing anything really.It doesn’t give me problems when it's stretched out. What's wrong with it?
Arthritis?: Can 't be sure. Since you are pregnancy it may be a mechanical problem. It could be muscle about the knee or bursitis or tendonitis. I am not certain which knee you are discussion, whether it locks, is it swollen, what is the results of you laboratory tests. Since you are pregnant would hold off X-rays. Ultrasound of the knee or MRI if indicated or even an ultrasound of the knee - bot ...Read more
Knee is...: ...A common place to hurt even when the problem is elsewhere. Your dr should examine knee, hip and foot together. ...Read more
I am a 50 year old male. For no apparent reason (no recent trauma, etc.), my right knee hurts when I bend it. What could be wrong?
My knee hurts when i put pressure on it. Not when i run or bend it or anything else. Just with pressure. What could be wrong with it?
INFLAMMATION: This sounds like mild inflammation of the supporting muscles and tendons of the patella ( kneecap). Many causes are possible:if you are exercising- remember to warm up and cool down. Certainly simple passive flexion and extension of the knee will strengthen the quadriceps and supporting ligaments. I suggest massage with biofreeze. If not improving-orthopedics. ...Read more
My knee hurts. I can't walk on it. It's swollen. I can't put pressure on it at all! It hurts even when I'm laying here. What's wrong with it?
Entire knee hurts, side, inside, behind. Landed with all weight on foot and wrenched knee on numerous occasions. Can this cause swollen hamstring?
Fell on apt steps, landed hard on L side of bottom. Now left knee hurts to stand & walk = light limp from aching. Should I see a dr? Or just RICE?
Fall w/ limp: After trauma with sequela like a limp/pain on walking would get an xray to make sure there are no subtle fractures. ...Read more
My left leg hurts pain down from of shin and knee hurts can't squat or stairs clicks when walking or bending hurts what is wrong?
3 d agoi twisted my knee & since had pain if i move wrong. L knee hurts anterior of knee cap toward top and pulls behind knee & is swollen. Is it acl?
Too early to tell: Give time with little ambulation, ice packs followed by heat, allow time for swelling to go down and pain may go away. If it does not see a doctor. ...Read more
My joint behind knee hurts when i fold leg.Doctor doubt I have arthritis as my uric acid high. 27yr 86kg.Are shuffle and jumping jacks ok for my knees?
I am experiencing knee pain ever since I landed on my right knee when getting up from a chair on May 16th.
So it is coming up: on a month now. Often minor traumatic injuries to the knee will resolve with conservative treatment--icing, elevation, rest, avoidance of aggravating activities--within a week or two. When it goes on longer than that, physician evaluation is warranted: your PCP/Sports Medicine Doc/or Orthopedic Surgeon. A torn cartilage or other internal derangement may have occurred; MRI may be needed. Make appt ...Read more
My left knee hurts when it is straight. It’s better when it’s bent. It sometimes like almost gives out. What could it be?
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