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Pain And Stiffness In Back Of Knee
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
I sprained my knee ages ago but I had a x - ray which came back normal but my knees stiff how to reduce stiffness?
What can cause aching pain and stiffness in hands, wrists, knees and back. Can barely get around or work bc of pain w/o medicine. This is horrible.
Many things: There are numerous possible causes. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I have lower back stiffness and knee pain probably from arthritus. Can wearing worn out shoes create problems?
I am experiencing back pain (severity: severe) (side: both) and knee pain. The following also describe me: Joint stiffness, Hand pain, and Joint. ..
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
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
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?
Probably nothing: We all get pain creaking of joints without any significant pathology; would seek help if symptoms persisit. ...Read more
Number of reasons -:
Like an injury to it, bleeding into the joint, or fluid build up from any cause, a fracture of the bones making the knee joint, pulled muscles, strained ligaments around the knee.
Could you provide more details as to how it developed? Any injury, any immobility for any reasons, etc, etc.
Thanks! ...Read more
Stretch: Knee stiffness in teenagers if not associated with redness and swelling is typically related to tight hamstrings, quads, and calf muscles. Teenagers are still in their growth phase. Bones grow faster than muscles and tendons so it is not unusual for these to become tight as teenagers become taller. A good stretching program can be very helpful. Remember stretching needs to be done daily. ...Read more
See below: There is a normal range of motion in the knee. A "stiff" knee typically refers to either a range of motion that is significantly below normal, or a knee that has an abnormally high resistance to motion within a normal range. ...Read more
You should exercise: If you don't stretch and exercise your knees will tend to become more stiff and week. Joint cartilage is nourished through the diffusion of nutrients and motion improves diffusion of nutrients. Try to stretch your hamstrings quads and calf muscles for a few minutes each day. You can stretch in a warm shower to improve your flexibility. ...Read more
Nothing: Minor stiffness generally requires no evaluation or therapy so you can either live with it or have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
Effusion: Sudden knee stiffness without a significant injury is likely due to swelling or fluid within the knee, aka an effusion. It is important to figure out why the knee filled up with fluid. There are many reasons why it could do this. It is best to see your doctor. ...Read more
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