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My hip clicks when I walk. What is this?

My hip clicks when I walk. What is this?

Hip instability?: Possible hip instability/tendon snapping. Any injury/trauma? Duration? Your age? Any history of osteoarthritis/degenerative joint disease or hip dysplasia? ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Why is it everytime I jog my hip hurts later?

Why is it everytime I jog my hip hurts later?

Sounds like a hip: Pointer. Very common. Rest, lower your mileage and re build sssslllllllooooowwwwwwllllllyyyy and please stretch before and after. If not better, get checked please. ...Read more

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Whenever i walk my right hip clicks and it only hurts sometimes. Could it be dislocated?

Whenever i walk my right hip clicks and it only hurts sometimes. Could it be dislocated?

No: A dislocation of a hip is a very painful event- usually the result of a significant trauma to the hip. If your hip was truly dislocated, you would not be able to walk or move the hip without severe pain. If your hip is clicking, there are a number of other potential causes. See an orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation if you are experiencing more pain. ...Read more

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My knee hurts with shooting pains and it clicks when I walk up stairs. What can this be?

My knee hurts with shooting pains and it clicks when I walk up stairs. What can this be?

Tracking Disorder: All joints can make noise. If the noise hurts, that may indicate a problem. Most people without a history of trauma and pain with stairs is usually a patellar tracking disorder. The knee cap can rub against the femoral groove when going up/down stairs causing inflammation and pain. This is often resolved with consistent rehab. You should see a sports medicine specialist or an orthopedist. ...Read more

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When i straighten my right leg it pops painfully and i wear a knee brace on it. What should I do about?

When i straighten my right leg it pops painfully and i wear a knee brace on it. What should I do about?

Further work up: You need a thorough history, physical exam and possibly some further work up - xray/mri. However, if after the history ; exam, your doc doesn't determine any significant problem or the problem becomes apparent, he may choose to prescribe treatment commensurate to the problem found. ...Read more

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When i rotate my ankle it cracks. What could this be?

When i rotate my ankle it cracks.  What could this be?

Gas: The cracking you are hearing is gases, such as nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide, escaping from the fluid in your joint. This occurs when you put pressure on your joint and stretch it out. It does not cause harm and is the same reason you hear a noise when you crack your knuckles. ...Read more

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When i walk the back of my knee hurts what is that?

When i walk the back of my knee hurts what is that?

Many things: This could be many things. You really need to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. It could be a muscle strain, a capsule strain, a meniscus tear, arthritis, and the list goes on. You would benefit from an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ankle pain. It is in the back of my ankle. It hurts a little when I stand on it and when I walk on it it really hurts. ?

I am experiencing  ankle pain. It is in the back of my ankle. It hurts a little when I stand on it and when I walk on it it really hurts. 
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Achilles tendonitis: Posterior ankle pain that hurts worse when you stand is typically the insertion of the Achilles' tendon that has become inflamed. Ice the area and wear shoes with an open back but not flats. Find a shoe wear heel is at least one inch higher. Rest area limit exercise, find a good sneaker or shoe store and get a dorsiflexion night splint. ...Read more

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My knee clicks when I bend it, what can it be?

My knee clicks when I bend it, what can it be?

Clicking knee.: A knee that clicks when moved through its range of motion can be revealing pathology in a meniscus, cruciate ligament or patella to name a few. This could be degenerative or related to previous trauma. A work-up would be wise - xray, MRI. ...Read more

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Why is my knee swollen and popping when I walk?

Why is my knee swollen and popping when I walk?

Something new?: Swelling from knee can be from trauma/injury, infection(i.E lyme disease), gout, and rheumatologic diseases etc.. Sometime effusion/swelling occurs without known cause. When it is swollen, the knee is less stable and popping and "giving-out" can occur. Take it easy, becareful walking on uneven ground/steps. Motrin/aleve may help. Consult doc to find the cause/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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My ankle hurts when i point my foot and rotate it. What could this be?

My ankle hurts when i point my foot and rotate it. What could this be?

Many things: Pain to ankle joint is not normal and it could be caused by many things like bone spurs, ligament damage, osteochondral defect, arthritis amd many others. Start with x-ray and possible MRI to find cause. Best of luck. ...Read more

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when I bend my right knee it hurts extremely bad and it's hard for me to get back up and everytime I bend my knee it pops what is wrong?

when I bend my right knee it hurts extremely bad and it's hard for me to get back up and everytime I bend my knee it pops what is wrong?

Knee pain: Any injury or trauma? Seems to be Patellar tendon problem. But needs physical exam to rule out ACL or PCL injury. ...Read more

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Why is it that my right knee always pops when I straighten my leg?

Why is it that my right knee always pops when I straighten my leg?

Patellar tracking.: It could be maltracking of your kneecap. See a non-surgical sports medicine MD, who would start with xrays to check for arthritis. That can cause popping. If there's no arhritis, then it may be related to the tracking of the kneecap, which usually responds to physical therapy. ...Read more

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My knee is clicking when i straighten it after bending it. What could be wrong?

My knee is clicking when i straighten it after bending it. What could be wrong?

Maybe nothing: If the clicking does not produce pain, there is nothing wrong. If it does cause cause, there are several possible causes. In that case, you may want to see an orthopedist. ...Read more

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I played basketball my knee felt really tight in the back I have complete motion of it but it still hurts when i bend it it buckles on me whatswrong?

Difficult to say, : But the symptoms u are describing could be caused by a ' strained' hamstring muscle/ tendon.Try ice for 24 hrs, a NSAID and rest( from activities which aggravate your pain).If it continues have your parent(s) contact a physician so you can be examined .Good luck! ...Read more

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When i run the back of my knee kinda hurts when i bend my knee. What could be going on?

When i run the back of my knee kinda hurts when i bend my knee.  What could be going on?

Internal derangement: Internal derangement of the knee covers a broad spectrum of underlying damage. A swollen knee will hurt in the back as the pressure sensitive pain fibers of your knee capsule (mostly in the back) send a pain signal to your brain with increased loading of the joint. Cartilage damage, a meniscus tear are most common culprits. Orthopaedic evaluation, standing xrays, and possible MRI are warranted. ...Read more

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The back of my knee hurts a lot when I walk and it pops. What could be wrong?

The back of my knee hurts a lot when I walk and it pops. What could be wrong?

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

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Why do my knees and hips click sometimes when moving? Is this bad?

Why do my knees and hips click sometimes when moving? Is this bad?

Not neccessarily: Clicking and popping around joints while annoying is often not a problem. If there is pain or decreased movement associated needs to be evaluated necessarily. ...Read more

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My knee hurts when i sit on my heels and bend it fully. What could be wrong?

My knee hurts when i sit on my heels and bend it fully. What could be wrong?

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