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Knee pain much worse sitting or in bed at night--behind the knee?

Knee pain much worse sitting or in bed at night--behind the knee?

Likely tendonitis: Pain that is worse at rest and at night may be tendonitis. The hamstring tendons attach behind the knee and if inflamed may be the cause of your pain. Stretching and anti-inflammatories are a good place to start. ...Read more

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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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Knee pain behind the knee-not walking most sitting and in bed at night...?

Knee pain behind the knee-not walking most sitting and in bed at night...?

A few thoughts: You have to consider what is behind the knee. There are blood vessels, tendons, muscles, knee joint. You have to consider each of these. When you are evaluated these will be looked at to try to clarify your symptoms. ...Read more

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Cause of pain behind knee after folding or stretching left leg?

Cause of pain behind knee after folding or stretching left leg?

Hamstring: Pain behind the knee w/ ' stretching' your leg may be due to hamstring irritation/ injury, undiagnosed bakers' cysts, and other causes. See your md for evaluation if no improvement or go to er if pain / swelling worsen(dvt work - up). ...Read more

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Pain behind knee after 1 month post ACL surgery. Pain meds aren't working?

Pain behind knee after 1 month post ACL surgery. Pain meds aren't working?

See your surgeon: Not unusual to still have some pain at 1 month. Difficult to say without an evaluation. See your surgeon. ...Read more

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Pain back of knee &pain underneath kneecap on shin. extreme limp after sitting down.feels stiff but stretched out. No injury,pain for about 2months?

Pain back of knee &pain underneath kneecap on shin. extreme limp after sitting down.feels stiff but stretched out. No injury,pain for about 2months?

Chondromalacia patel: this sounds like chondromalacia patella which is softening of the cartilage underneath your kneecap. Best treatment for this is to do exercises that strengthen your quadriceps muscles. You can discuss with your physician about this or after your evaluation if x-rays and other imaging looks okay you could have physical therapy help you work on a new program ...Read more

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Knee pain mostly while sitting down or squatting i first noticed the pain after a run i would do 2 miles every weekend.Stopped 3 month but pain sstill?

Knee pain mostly while sitting down or squatting i first noticed the pain after a run i would do 2 miles every weekend.Stopped 3 month but pain sstill?

Kneecaps & alignment: Knee pain in younger people is often due to foot, knee, and hip alignment issues. Pain when the knee is bent comes from pressure of the kneecap into the femur. An alignment evaluation, orthotics, and a specific exercise program designed by a pt for you should help. Without an injury, a meniscus problem is unlikely. ...Read more

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I am experiencing knee pain this pain usually occurs after i play sports everyday and when I am sitting for atleaste 15 minutes with my knee bent or duri?

I am experiencing knee pain this pain usually occurs after i play sports everyday and when I am sitting for atleaste 15 minutes with my knee bent or duri?

Inflammation: Sounds like you're pretty active. Probably just minor inflammation. I would rest for one week, try orc meds, ice, knee brace and monitor for progressing symptoms. ...Read more

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