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My Knee Hurts When I Walk Up Stairs
Anterior knee pain: Anterior knee pain is quite common. It typically involves irritation of the cartilage from the area surrounding the knee cap. It is made worse with stairs, kneeling, and squatting. Easy things to try initially include a low impact quadriceps strengthening exercise including riding a bike, elliptical machine or swimming. If you have locking of the knee, you should consult a physician. ...Read more
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
Butt hurts when sitting down or standing up. Stop hurting when i start walking again. Doesn't hurt when i place my ankle under my thigh and sit.
The pundendal nerve: Is the main nerve in the perenium, the area between the legs. It has branches that can cause sensation in the rectum, scrotum, penis, etc. One way to entrap this nerve is bike riding. Please see your doc so that you can get a diagnosis or exclude this. Peace and good health. ...Read more
For now: Apply an ice pack, keep it elevated and stay off it. If it's just a simple sprain, you'll feel better tomorrow. If you don't, you need an x-ray, so bring your ankle to either a podiatrist or an orthopedist, both of whom will have x-rays in their office (better than an er), so you can get diagnosed and treated properly. Good luck! ...Read more
Knee cap problem: Pain in the knee particularly with stairs usually points to some irritation or inflmmation of the cartilage behind the knee cap. A combination of low impact quadriceps strengthening exercises, anti-inflammatory medications, and weight loss (if indicated) will help your symptoms. ...Read more
My right knee clicks when walking upstairs on every step, also when walking up s steep bank. My left knee recently started to click too.
When I straighten my right leg, my knee locks, and once I bend it my knee cracks, it's painful and also hurts when standing sometimes?
Knee cap tracking: It sounds like you are having problems with knee cap tracking or subluxating. It is common for young females to have loose knee caps that get slightly off tack and cause locking and popping. This could also be cartilage damage or meniscus tearing. You should be evaluated by a knee specialist and possibly get an MRI to make sure there isn't any cartilage damage or tearing. ...Read more
My knees hurt just below and under knee cap everytime i walk up but especially down stairs? Possible cause?
Chondromalacia: Or roughness on the back of the kneecap is the most likely. There are treatments available. See your pcp or an orthopedist. ...Read more
I am having painful knee pains when i run. And sometimes when i crouch down my knee pops out then when i stand up it pops back in hurts then goes weak?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So it hurts my knee when i straighten my leg, and when I stand up on it, my knee hurts when I walk on it normally what should I do?
Likely knee cap wear: The most common and likely cause of pain in front of the knee is an irritated or early wear of the knee cap cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh bone that it rubs. Other causes could include a meniscus tear, plica, patellar tendonitis etc. Some fluid build up in the knee causes cracking. Try therapy, antiinflammatories, ice and sometimes a knee sleeve. See orthopedist. ...Read more
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