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Pain In Knee After Fall
Common with OA: One of the common symptoms of joint osteoarthritis is that the joints become stiff and painful after brief or extended inactive periods. Usually when you get up, you will need to wait a few moments, then the first few steps are more difficult, but once you get going it becomes less achy. This again happens after sitting down for a while. Evaluation for osteoarthritis would be a start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.
Lumbar disk?: An s-1 nerve root irritation will cause this type of symptom pattern. Stretching the opposite side pulls the nerve root towards that side, also theother side also pulled 2 that side. If is trapped or irritated & not able 2 move it let's u kno. This is radicular pain & is referred to the area it innervates. This is what causes pain in the opposite leg. ...Read more
sides and back of knee
sharp consistant pain
instability in the joint
worsens after sitting
while sitting cannot raise leg off of floor?
Get Ortho evaluation: With complaints of constant pain and a sense of instability, you would be best served by having a thorough orthopaedic examination to assess whether or not you have a significant injury such as a meniscal tear or ligamentous tear. ...Read more
Fractured head of fibula 3mons. ago in a fall, still having pain in knee and lower leg.swelling behind knee.hurts all the time more when I stand long?
Fracture: You may have developed arthritic change in the area of the fracture. Try taking an anti inflammatory to see if that helps. If it does not help then you need to see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Is hip pain after a knee osteotomy normal? I have had 6 knee surgeries in 9 years and just started having hip pain in the same leg.
Common: It's not normal, but very common. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
7 months post hip arthroscopy. Thigh soreness remains and outer hip stiffness esp after activity. What's going on?
See details: There are several possible causes. The best approach is to have the knee reevaluated from the orthopedist who did the surgery. ...Read more
Intense sharp pain in left hip,buttock and thigh after run. Can hardly walk. No pain in rest. Pain eases after walking a while. Worst when getting up.
Numbness from knee to toes right leg after total hip replacement 6 weeks ago. Pain riht hip. Is this normal?
Not normal: No, it doesn't sound normal. Please call your surgeon and speak to the doctor on call with the answering service. If this is new, may need to go to ER. ...Read more
Extreme knee pain when rolling over or bending/straightening while in bed. Almost painfree after standing up & walking. Could it be torn meniscus?
Bilateral knee pain only when climbing stairs or sitting to standing since one month, no pain in ankle but mild swelling in ankle and foot. help?
What are the possible causes of pain in ankle when walking after swelling in knee has gone down? Pain in knee still occurs also. Ongoing for 4 months.
Extreme pain from hip to ankle after waking up in morning. After an hour the pain reduces but again shoots up while moving from a stagnant position.
Pain in right knee while driving or going up and down steps. Pain in right knee when knee when bent between 90 and 120 degrees. ?
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