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R Knee replacement surgery 5/21 & have pain outer side and stiffness back and left of knee. Normal? What to do improve pain,stiffness.weaknesdo walk,

R Knee replacement surgery 5/21 & have pain outer side and stiffness back and left of knee. Normal?  What to do improve pain,stiffness.weaknesdo walk,

Knee replacements: There are multiple causes of post-operative knee pain/stiffness after knee replacement. Your pain seems to be located mostly in the outside of the knee. This could be from impingement of the knee replacement components on the soft tissues. Recommend getting new x-rays and consulting with an orthopedic surgeon ...Read more

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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more


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What could cause knee and lower back stiffness/soreness?

What could cause knee and lower back stiffness/soreness?

Arthrits: Arthritis can cause stiffness and soreness in any joint. Usually the first few steps after you get up are sore and stiff and then it gets better as you get going. Arthritic backs also are stiff when you first get up and start moving and it improves with motion. ...Read more

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Why do I have extreme joint pains and stiffness in hips, lower back, elbows, knees and feet? R.A. has been ruled out. My x- rays come back fine.

Why do I have extreme joint pains and stiffness in hips, lower back, elbows, knees and feet? R.A. has been ruled out. My x- rays come back fine.

Multiple joint pain: Joint pain is either degenerative (osteoarthritis) or inflammatory. There are over 100 kinds of arthritis. If rheumatoid factor is negative, you would look to ESR and CRP first. There are a battery of tests that follow for rarer conditions as more common ones are ruled out. Disease Markers (RF, CCP, ANF/ANA) for example. A rheumatologist may be helpful, as well as your primary doc ...Read more

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Knee pain when bending, knee stiffness and leg tingling back of knee and front of knee are swollen no fever not red its been a month since this started the back of my leg hurts when i walk around any ideas??? I have no insurance so plz help!!.

Knee pain when bending, knee stiffness and leg tingling back of knee and front of knee are swollen no fever not red its been a month since this started the back of my leg hurts when i walk around any ideas??? I have no insurance so plz help!!.

Recommend Eval: With knee pain lasting a month, swelling and stiffness I would recommend you have the knee looked at. There are several possible causes to your symptoms; some that may be more concerning then others. Your knee may need to be drained (fluid removed). A more thorough history and exam of your knee seems necessary at this point. Consider a virtual consult as a starting point. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?

Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?

Parkinson's is way: down on the list of possibilities. The only way to find out is to visit your doctor. Osteoarthritis and low magnesium are other more benign possibilities. Peace and good health. ...Read more