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Pain In The Back Of The Knee After Sitting
Check ytour posture:
Check your posture and the way you walk
check if you are a flat foot person
you need to see a podiatry anf figure out if you have bad arches in your foot and in that case a special shoe and supportive arch can help you a lot. ...Read more
What's pain that radiates from above left knee to the fumer and the hip. Sometimes it's painful below knee from behind. No back pain. Xrays of back good.?
Thigh Pain: Your description may represent pain referred from the nerve in your pain, may originate from the hip joint or around the hip joint such as the piriformis muscle, or the knee itself. Xrays are used to confirm a diagnosis, so before xrays a good history and physical examination will help guide the care giver on what to look for and what kind of xrays are needed. ...Read more
Could it be sciatica even I don't have back pain but pain that starts from above knee and radiates behind the fumer to the hip or below knee from behi?
The lower back pain and the sciatica are making my walking and sitting difficult, I bend forward while I walk, my knees hurt too, will physical th. Help?
Hard to Say: Injections will give you pain relief early, but PT can be just as helpful but will take time to get relief. There is new research coming out that when you are in a lot of pain, you're body actually stops you from performing exercises so that you may not benefit from PT initially. So we believe that if you at least improve your pain first, you can then proceed with the exercise therapy programs. ...Read more
I am a below the knee amputee and recently I have been dealing with lower back pain when sitting for extended periods could they be related?
Could be: The difference length in other parts of the limb may occur over time. (difference in thigh muscle girth) This might lead to a bit of a pelvic tilt and eventual unequal weight distribution on the articular elements in the lumbar spine. Plin films of the LS spine can reveal facet joint disease for example. Your therapist need to be made aware of any bone remodeling to adjust your therapy over time. ...Read more
What are symptoms of damaged nerves in left leg. I have pain above knee that radiates to fumer to hip. Sometimes the whole leg from behind. No back pain?
Damaged nerve pain is usually described as electrical shocks, burning, stabbing, pins and needle sensations. The pain can be exacerbated with movement but it can arise spontaneously. I would see a physician to work this up further.
Damage to nerves can also present as weakness in the leg. ...Read more
Can I have sciatica without back pain? I only have pain behind knee and calf with occasional thigh, ankle and butt pain.
Unexplained bruises on the back of the knees. Currently I am having a lot of lower back pain is it related to one another?
Seizures?: If they are related, I would think they would be either due to seizures leading to falls with equally concerning diagnoses being severe thrombocytopenia which could lead to spontaneous bleeding in your lower back. If you have Neurologic changes, seek care emergently. I would still get a platelet count checked. ...Read more
I have suffered with back pain for years and now I get a throbbing pain in the back of my right leg just above the knee when I am driving?
Radiculopathy: When a stable back pain started to change its nature, it is necessary to see your pcp as soon as possible since it is an indicative of nerve compression or irritation. The exact nature your condition should be evaluated by thorough history, physical examination and possibly mri. Good luck. ...Read more
I have low back pain & down the back of my lt leg to my knee. An MRI showed occult sacral meningocele. Could this be the cause?
These typically are: Incidental or accidental findings on some patients' mri's as they occur usually without any symptoms except in older patients with bone density loss and when large can cause bone erosion sometimes leading to a sacral fracture but otherwise of no consequence and most likely unrelated to your symptoms. See a spine specialist for a specific evaluation. ...Read more
Severe hip pain and swelling also leads to knee pain and swelling on back of knee! Whole leg really, weak leg, back pain, want to give up docs don't care?
Consider: An orthopedic doctor visit. I hope your questions are answered and you find relief. If what you are doing isn't working, time to try something different. ...Read more
Dumbness in the side of buttock also behind knee tingling and numbing sensation in toes and foot. Back pain?
Pain behind right knee? Sometime in butt down to calf? Numbness in back of ankle. No back pain! Hips hurt when sleep on 1 side to long.
Lumbar disk disease:
This is the approximate distribution of a sciatica type syndrome. If you have a computer go to google and type in dermatome map. If you look at the dermatome MAP you can see the distribution of where the nerves come from the supply the specific areas mentioned.
If this is that symptomatic you probably need to go in and see your doctor and get a MRI of the lumbar spine for further evaluation. ...Read more
Lower back pain getting worse. Shoots down back of leg. Just noticed black bruising behind my knee, are these related, and should I be worried?
Injury, vascular: The bleeding suggest some type of trauma. Need to discuss this with your position. You could be a muscle tear, it could be a vascular issue, because even be a ruptured Baker's cyst. Your physician will have you evaluated to see what the diagnosis is ...Read more
Severe lower right side back pain. Sharp pain to hip, behind knee to my foot. I've weakness and numbness in my foot and leg. What could be problem?
I have dvt, pe 2 yrs ago, take blood thinners & wear compression stocking. Have bad low back pain last 24 hrs & large bruise behind knee. Advise pls.
Need exam: Sounds like you need a physical examination and blood work to recheck your inr level in your blood. You probably have a hematoma (blood collection) behind your knee. Sometimes these need to be drained. An exam is important to make sure you are not having neurological changes related to the back pain that might also mandate intervention. Don't delay! ...Read more
Lower back pain on spine, mid back muscle tightness, tingling in back of both legs from mid buttocks to knees about 50x/day. Xray normal. 8 months now?
It helps avoid it: It avoids back strain and further injury. ...Read more
Yes: Oftentimes when there is pain in one joint, we will overcompensate with our other body parts, and. Cause excessive wear and tear on them. By standing on bad knees, for prolonged period of time, this may lead to bad posture, and overcompensation and ultimately worse musculoskeletal back strain ...Read more
My back pain has increased and seems to be only at night. During the day I get shock pain in my lower back and it makes me drop to knees. I'm concerned?
SIJ: See comments below because the edit system is apparently dysfunctional in this field. ...Read more
I have continuous uncomfortable back pain, pain in my wrists, and in my knees. It's been going on for 3months+. Any suggestions?
If back pain and: Knee pains, then you may have different issues. Back pain can come from musculoskeletal stiffness, or degenerative disk disease with spine problems. Knee pains on the other hand often mean there is swelling with the joint or ligaments within the joint. Or osteoarthritis. Please see a healthcare provider before you take medications just to relieve. ...Read more
Altered walking: I see this fairly often and it is usually do to a change in the way a person walks after the knee surgery. They will tend to favor the operated leg and this will cause excessive strain on their other joints including their back. Usually when the knee gets better and the walking improved the back pain gets better too. ...Read more
Radiculopathy: A lumbar disk herniation is one of many causes of this pain pattern... Talk to your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
If you are having: Bilateral paralysis with back pain, you may have a spinal cord injury and you need to be taken to the er now. That being said, if you have injured your spinal cord, you should notice other issues other than paralysis below the knees, including bowel and bladder issues, weakness or issues above the knees as well. Either way, acute bilat paralysis with new onset back pain=er. ...Read more
It: It sounds like you have 2 problems. I would recommend seeing a orthopedic doctor for your knee and back specialist for your back. Back pain may arise from the bones, disks, joints, muscles, ligaments or from other organ systems. Back pain often responds to physical therapy, weight loss, steroid injections, radio frequency ablation, endoscopic rhizotomy or discectomy or major surgery. Please see my health guide on minimally invasive treatment of facet arthropathy. Good luck! ...Read more
Discuss with doctor: It's time to take some of the guesswork out and have her discuss her symptoms with a physician. A physician would ask more detailed questions including the causes of the pain, type of pain, relieving factors and suggest additional diagnostic and treatment options. More information is required to give you and answer. If I can help, then join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
I am getting low back pain when I bend and get up with out folding knees. If I bend knees then no pain. Mild pain is present if I sit idle also.
Tight muscles: What you describe could be due to tight muscles in your back or tight hip flexors. When you sit, that muscle tightens up. With your legs bent it is under less stress. With the leg straight it may pole on your spine and your legs. Try stretching exercises for the hip flexor and low back. ...Read more
22 years and I've knock knees and I suffer from back pain for a year and recently I start feel the pain in hips also is that because of knock knee?
Orthopedic evaluatio: Obviously, you must be examined and get xrays of your hips and knees: either or both of which can cause your issues. ...Read more
Can low back pain affect your knee? I find that if I sit my low back hurts all the way to my knee? Please explain thanks for answering all my question
Hip vs back: First, make sure not a hip problem. Pain with sitting, getting up from seated from groin to knee suggests a hip problem. Movement of hip will also aggravate. A disk problem will usually cause pain past knee. But, a less common disk problem at l2-3-4 may cause pain radiating to front of thigh to knee. It may require a doc visit to confirm. X-rays/mri also may help if still in question. ...Read more
Help nerve function: The best way to maximize nerve function and repair is to use them- to help them reorganize. A physiatrist can determine if you would benefit from medications specifically for nerve pain. Acupuncture can be beneficial. Most importantly, stimulation of the nerves/muscules involved from a prescribed exercise/ physical therapy regimen will promote improvement. ...Read more
Sciatica: Sciatica, or in medical terms lumbosacral radiculopathy, is commonly associated with differences in temperature to the affected extremity. Not all patients will complain of noticeable weakness, sensory loss or shooting pain. A good physical exam will usually confirm the diagnosis, however. The good news is this condition is usually quite treatable. ...Read more
SIJ & Sciatica: 40 yo w. sharp" back pain & "sharp" ipsilateral hip & knee pains describes low back pain with sciatica. 16-30% of chronic low back pain is generated from sacroiliac joint subluxation disorder, caused by ligament injury absent inflammation. Sacroiliac joint disorder is commonly incurred from lifting & falling injuries, childbirth & in people with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome & Fibromyalgia. ...Read more
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