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I am having pain in my left knee. No sprain or sports injury as such.

I am having pain in my left knee. No sprain or sports injury as such.

See a specialist.: At your age, it may be a tendinits or maltracking of the kneecap. See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist, who will obtain xrays and perform an exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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Left knee feels like it's sprained or twisted?

Left knee feels like it's sprained or twisted?

LEFT knee twisted: Michael C ~ you give no other information other than it "feels twisted" and without more information its not possible to answer the question adequately other than to say, that if it feels odd and u are concerned please drop in and see a doc in RT so he can evaluate more fully thanks ...Read more

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A big purple mark started spreading all over da front and back of my left leg after a knee sprain i got i don't know what it is and i'm scared?

A big purple mark started spreading all over da front and back of my left leg after a knee sprain i got i don't know what it is and i'm scared?

Bruise: A knee sprain can result in tearing tiny blood vessels and bruising, both in the back of the knee and down the front. Consider getting assessed by your doctor if the purple area continues to spread. ...Read more

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I went to the doctors and was told i sprained my left knee. Any good advice on a faster healing?

I went to the doctors and was told i sprained my left knee. Any good advice on a faster healing?

Knee sprain: You generally cannot affect the rate of healing of your ligaments or tendons. You can however continue to exercise your knee in a low impact manner to keep your muscles in reasonable shape. A brace is often needed to support your knee during the healing process. ...Read more

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I have a discomfort and pain in my left knee and ankle. I haveflat feet and i also sprained my ankle before. What should ido?

I have a discomfort and pain in my left knee and ankle. I haveflat feet and i also sprained my ankle before. What should ido?

Maybe Orthotics.: It sounds like you may have a biomechanical instability in your feet that is passing problems "up the kinetic chain." custom made prescription orthotics, made by a certified lab, under the recommendations of a podiatrist can help tremendously! ...Read more

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What can I do for my left knee ? I fell down while running on the cement back in january, and the MRI shows that I have a sprained ligament...

What can I do for my left knee ? I fell down while running on the cement back in january, and the MRI shows that I have a sprained ligament...

Torn ligament: You mean torn ligament.You need to be followed by an orthopedic specialist as you are continuing to have pain and may need repair of the torn ligament.If it is not torn then you may still need either physical therapy and antiinflammatory grugs for your pain.See your orthopedic doctor if you have already not seen him or her. ...Read more

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What could I do about overpronation of right ankle from unhealed sprained ankle injury and normal pronation of left foot. Left knee clicks a lot?

What could I do about overpronation of right ankle from unhealed sprained ankle injury and normal pronation of left foot. Left knee clicks a lot?

Orthotics or brace: It is important that how your foot comes in contact with the ground that the weight is distributed evenly and not creating imbalance in the joints above, including the ankle. Consider the use of an orthotic and/or ankle brace that keeps the back of the foot (rearfoot bones) aligned and in a more efficient biomechanical position. Visit the podiatrist for a complete evaluation and assessment. ...Read more

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Pain in the outside of my left knee only felt when i put my left foot on my right knee when i cross my legs happened a week ago is it just a sprain?

Pain in the outside of my left knee only felt when i put my left foot on my right knee when i cross my legs happened a week ago is it just a sprain?

Soft tissue injury.: A sprain is a soft tissue injury around a joint. It usually involves a tear of ligaments and may involve other soft tissues within the area such as tendons. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more