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Pain Front And Back Of Knee
I had a menicus and synovectomy op in jan, still can't bend knee and I'm still in a lot of pain, front and back of knee?
Ortho/MRI: See your orthopedic surgeon and get a repeat MRI-you waited 9 months with this issue? Why? ...Read more
Knee unstable for 3months. Have pain front and back of knee and radiates down shin. Hurts to bend. Pain keeps me up at night. Trying ice and heat.?
Be seen: I would be seen. An exam and appropriate studies will usually determine the cause. Ligamentous injuries, such as an injury to the ACL can cause an unstable knee. If you are having a lot of trouble with pain running down your leg, it could also be coming from your back. In severe cases pinched nerves in the back can cause weakness in the muscles around the knee making it less stable. ...Read more
Injuried knee for 2 month front/both sides of knee pain swelling front and back of knee, nerves in back of knee cause tingling in foot, can't bend kne?
Need an evaluation: You have a knee Ed fusion, and swelling in the back is a Baker cyst, and that is compressing on certain structures. There are other things I can mimic this. You need to have imaging, and evaluation, fluid removed from the knee, and a good idea of what the internal structural problems that may be compressing the nerve or vascular structures in the back of the knee ...Read more
I had knee surgery bout 3 yrs ago and this morning I wake up with sharp pain front to back of leg knee to butt cheek why is this? How do I stop pain?
Knee pain: Consider hamstring pull. Usually time, ice, heat, stretching can help. Make sure it's not a clot. ...Read more
What causes arthritis in the knee I don't think I have this b/c I didn't injured myself the pain is awful front of knee & back pain?
30% of left medial meniscus removed july 8. Limp and have pain there, back, front, and outside of knee. Is this caused by lack of meniscus?
Joint overload pain: Once part of the meniscus is removed due to a tear, the involved joint space can suffer from overloading. With loss of the shock absorbing effect of the meniscus, Cartilage and subchondral bone can begin to "feel the pain". Arthritis, breakdown of the cartilage, can lead to further joint space narrowing and also increase symptoms of pain. Discuss with your surgeon now that postop pain is chronic. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain. Had surgery few years ago torn meniscus. Cannot bend knee back. Swollen painful. Front and back of knee. No injury?
Twisted knee 10 days ago. Rested + returned to light excersize. Still pain front and back on bend + a pop if I bend with weight. How should I treat?
Depends on dx.: Your treatment depends quite obviously on what's wrong w/ your knee (diagnosis). See an ors if not improved in 7-10 days after a trial of NSAID and rest from aggravating activities. Cannot say what is wrong w/ your knee w/ your history (pain / popping etc.)patellofemoral (kneecap) problem most common in your age but cartilage tears (meniscus) and other need to be ruled out. Get examination! Gl! ...Read more
Wondering if there is fluid in there or something just like a nagging pain I don't know what happened feels like a pulling hurts front of knee & back?
Patellar pain.: Patellar pain, or kneecap related pain, is very common, especially if both knees are bothering you. It's usually related to improper tracking of the kneecaps, which can cause pain to radiate to the front and back of the knees. You may need physical therapy to help clear up your symptoms. ...Read more
I fell yesterday on the front of my knee, and now the back of it is very painful while standing and I can't quite straighten it. Could it be my PCL?
Baker's Cyst: I believe you are referring to a Baker׳s cyst which is normally located behind the knee ...Read more
Why is the back of the knee so much more painful than the front after total knee replacment? Mine done 2 wk ago and very painful stiff
Surgical procedure: The knee structures have numerous nerve endings. Some of those structures are surgically removed during a total knee (meniscii, ligaments, bone, capsule). Pain is a result of the surgical removal, the resulting bleeding, and swelling that occur. It is generally felt in the area of damage and resolves as healing progresses. Stretching the inflamed structures also can cause pain in the back. ...Read more
What can cause severe knee pain while or after walking on knee for several hours? The front, side, and back of knee hurts after each work day.
I have knee pain but it isn't the front of my knee it is the back of my knee. I am 18 years old and I am a female. What is wrong with me???
Tricky.: Without an exam, I can only give general information. And muscles and tendons are back there. There is also a sac of fluid inside the knee (bursa) that often pops out the back ...Read more
Left aclr 1 yr post op I'm having moderate to server pain on the left back side of my knee & will move around to the lower front left & radiat 2 ankel?
Reinjury: From what you describe, you may have reinjured the knee again. Try to get in to see the original surgeon if possible. ...Read more
I fell and slammed my knee into the door frame. The next day the dogs ran into it both from the front and back. That same day I tripped and landed on it. It hurts to bend or extend. I also have trouble putting pressure on it. What should I do?
Its time for: An xray (Standard films to rule out a hairline fracture (Some would order a "sunrise view" to study the knee cap. The running into the FRONT is more "disturbing" since it causes a "hyperextension" type injury with trauma to the ACL (a ligament which is MAJOR in STABILIZING your knee joint! An MRI may be indicated (If your knee is not swollen the ACL injury is unlikely) Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Depends...: ...on the site of maximum pain and/or swelling. Usually there is one spot on your knee after an injury that has the most pain and/or swelling. This can be the front or the back or the sides. You can put ice all around the knee, but is can get uncomfortable quickly and it is also hard to find a good position to rest the leg. ...Read more
Knee (front and back) in pain while walking, especially while bending? Didn't think I injured it but still in a lot of pain?
Meniscus: Is probably derranged. See an orthopedic doctor ...Read more
I have a tingling pain in the back of my knee. It also sometimes hurts in the front of my knee. At times feels like its draining fluid.?
Answer 3of 3: Depending on the location of your pain & evaluation by your doc proper diagnosis can be made. The following possible common problems: 1) front pain with stairs or squatiing: early patello-femoral arthritis, 2) pain on either sides: tendinitis or meniscus tears, 3) back of the knee: bakers cyst, 4) pain all over: arthritis/inflammation. ...Read more
Had 30% left medial meniscus removed july, 2014. Now have pain there, across the front, back, and outside of knee and I limp. What could cause this?
Varies: There are a number of possible causes. The meniscus may have torn again, you may have developed some degree of chondromalacia in the same area, or you may have another component if your condition that was not addressed surgically and is still causing pain. I would not hesitate to discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
Sciatic pain: Yes it can. Need evaluation by an Orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
Back of my knee and front hurt, there is swelling and locks sometimes, range of motion is minimal?
Swelling: The swelling may be due to a Baker's Cyst located behind you knee which can limit the motion of your knee. See an orthopedist for help ...Read more
Pain spreading from below my knee at the back to the front and the rest of the back of my calf feels like a stinging sensation?
Hi I had a fall landing on the knee - I have been in pain and have some bruising to the front side and back of the knee. Is this normal? .
Normal: After a fall. The bruising is blood from the trauma. It can pool around the area of injury. Even a little bit away from the injured site. Gravity can help with this. I would get an X-ray for completeness if pain not getting better ...Read more
I'm having severe L knee pain in the front, inner side, & back of my knee. I've had pain for a few years & haven't sustained an injury. Any ideas?
I have an ache pain under the front of my knee cap, and also a deep pain in the back of my knee. What is going on?
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