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Tkr --4.5 months later.Still difficult to walk. Gait limping waddle like walk. Left hip pain increased. Cause? Had manipulation2 month ago . 125 bend
Likely Lumbar spine : Many people that have arthritic knees also have arthritic lower backs. When the low back is arthritic the usual symptoms are low back pain, weakness of legs, radiating pain down one or both legs, numbness and tingling. The usual scenario for an otherwise good tkr not going well is persistent or progressive low back problems radiating down the legs. This often results in poor recovery, stiffness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Twisted r ankle and injured l knee. Knee is swollen, extremely painful, temporary nausea if moved, mild bruising, non-weight bearing on l knee. Er or?
5yrold boy,16kg wt.having both knee jnts,elbow jts,wrist joints,cervical,metatarsal jt aches.he plays footballand does cycling smtimes.plays lego.wat?
Joint pains : Your son is suffering from multiple joint pains. He needs to be evaluated by his pediatrician or a rheumatologist for proper diagnosis, work up & treatment. It is good he is active but be careful, may be he is overdoing it with all these activities, that might aggravate his joint pains, do it in moderation. I hope he feels better soon. ...Read more
I am experiencing severe knee pain, inability to walk/bear weight, knee swelling, looseness in joint.
You would need: to see a healthcare provider to examine your knee thoroughly as well as obtain accurate history in order to arrive at a diagnosis. There are no easy way to do this online. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Siderotic synovitis unknown origin, subtotal synovectomy 8/2013, rt knee, good rom but always stiff, often sore down stairs, no arthritis, normal??
This is due to bleed: Since not all of the synovium was removed there may be persistent synovitis. The question also is do you still have bleeding into the joint. Have you had a post operative MRI to see if synovitis persists? You of course also need persistent exercise to make certain the surrounding musculature is good and stays strong to support the knee. You need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Take NSAIDS and wait: Try Aleve (naproxen) or motrin. Weight bear gradually over a few days. Make a mental note of where the pain is and what makes it worse. It could be many things, most of which are not surgical. If it lasts, see your doctor to determine if there is fluid on your knee. Special radiographic studies may be necessary. I usually inject a knee, because of the low cost compared to an mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
11 year old swollen left leg just below knee. Lump has formed. Hot to touch. Pain. She is an active gymnasts.
11y.o. Female Intermittent pain to R knee X 1 year. "Hurts behind kneecap". No edema, redness or point tenderness, no known injury. Softball&cheer?
Not necessarily: Typically the exercises that are focused on to strengthen the hip focus on abduction, and extension. These exercises work on the large muscles such as the gluteus. Adduction and flexion should also be part of any hip therapy regimen and are not necessarily bad unless there is a particular reason (ie patients with hip replacements should avoid adduction as may put them at risk for dislocation). ...Read more
Still pain, stiffness, swelling, discoloration 11 months post ankle ligament reconstruction, physiotherapist thinks its CRPS, could this be possible?
Right hip contusion, not bearing wt., tolerates rom, bilateral pedal edema, intermittent low grade fevers?
RICE protocol: In order to understand the cause, it would be important to know how this started? Injury? Has this happened before? Swelling? Redness? Where is the pain? Generic treatment includes RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation). May try topical ointments, oral NSAIDs if able, and/or bracing. The most likely cause would be osteoarthritis, however, if there was an injury could have a ligament injury. ...Read more
Painful/swollen 2nd MTP joint (right foot). No discoloration, no redness. Pain subsides w/ diclofenac. What could it be?
What is it? I have ankle swelling, ankle stiffness, limb pain, ankle weakness, popping or snapping sound from joint, ligament laxity, ankle pain, difficulty moving joint, painful swollen joints (better by: splinting joint, compression wrap, ice, rest) (qu
Juvenile arthritis?: It may be an inflammatory process. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more