Pulled tendon in knee symptoms - Doctor answers

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Any exercises that I can do with a pulled tendon in my knee?

Any exercises that I can do with a pulled tendon in my knee?

It depends: You may find this website from the american academy of orthopedic surgeons helpful. It has information about various knee conditions and their treatment, including physical therapy and stretching.

http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/menus/leg. Cfm. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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Thought I pulled a muscle but physical therapist sister says its my tendons? While stretching in bed after waking, I hurt the tendons back side of knee. Two months later pain is still there and aggrevated when climbing stairs or sitting with knees bent

Thought I pulled a muscle but physical therapist sister says its my tendons? While stretching in bed after waking, I hurt the tendons back side of knee. Two months later pain is still there and aggrevated when climbing stairs or sitting with knees bent

It: It definitely sounds like you need an mri. This will show any tendon or ligament damage. See your doctor. He/she will exam you, order an x-ray first then decide on an mri. If possible see an orthopedist. If not your doctor will refer you after doing preliminary tests.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Does the popliteus tendon cause bruising in back of knee? Can you tear that tendon? Symptoms??

Does the popliteus tendon cause bruising in back of knee? Can you tear that tendon? Symptoms??

Potentially: It is theoretically possible, but also rare to have an isolated tear if popliteus tendon. Much more likely to pull distal hamstring or other posterior structures. Don't hesitate to be seen and possibly get an MRI if you are having trouble with it. ...Read more

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Torn left knee meniscus twice, torn right achillis tendon, and symptoms of right knee meniscus tear after mri, no trauma, what could be the cause?!

Torn left knee meniscus twice, torn right achillis tendon, and symptoms of right knee meniscus tear after mri, no trauma, what could be the cause?!

Some activity: You do not have to have a specific injury to cause a meniscal tear.
Sometimes the meniscus can degenerate and
tear from repetitive activities such as running
basketball and other pseudotraumatic sports
i would work a lot on strengthening and
plyometrics to help prevent further problems. ...Read more

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I had tendon problems last year went to pt for 3 months. I still have knee problems. Could the problem never have left me?

I had tendon problems last year went to pt for 3 months. I still have knee problems. Could the problem never have left me?

Strengthen your quad: What stabilizes the knee especially if you run, are your quadriceps. Strengthening your thigh muscles with weights will stabilize your knee cap and you may have significant less knee issues. Doing pt for 3 months is great, but you need maintenance with regular muscle strengthening exercises. Hope this helps! Also look up patellar femoral syndrome. ...Read more

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I fell on to the front of my knee about three months ago. Since the initial pain subsided I have been left with a palpable painful outside tendon, ?

I fell on to the front of my knee about three months ago. Since the initial pain subsided I have been left with a palpable painful outside tendon, ?

? bursitis: My first thought would be a post-traumatic bursitis. Bursae are flattened sacs that serve as protective buffers between bones/overlapping muscle and tendons. These synovial-lined sacs are normally filled with a minimal amount of fluid. After trauma or repetitive use they may fill with inflammatory fluid and be tender, limiting movement. Treatment may include anti-inflammatories/aspiration. See Doc ...Read more

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What is ruptured knee tendon?

What is ruptured knee tendon?

Broken tendon: The thigh muscle forms as a tendon as it nears its insertion in the knee. When the thigh muscles contract, it straightens out the knee. It is essential to normal walking. When that tendon ruptures (or breaks), it almost always needs to be surgically repaired. ...Read more

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Does torn tendons in your knee need surgery?

Does torn tendons in your knee need surgery?

Knee tendons: It depends on which tendon and how active you are. ...Read more

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Are steroid injections safe for knee tendons?

Are steroid injections safe for knee tendons?

For tendonitis: Yes. If you receive occasional steroid injections for tendonitis or arthitis related to the knee, they are safe. If someone is discussing injecting steroids directly into the tendon, do not do this as it can lead to tendon rupture. However, injection into the intra-articular/joint space is very safe. With a history of reconstruction, make sure the person doing the injection is experienced. ...Read more

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What ligament (or tendon) attaches your hamstring to your knee?

What ligament (or tendon) attaches your hamstring to your knee?

Hamstring tendons: These are about 4 muscles which make up the hamstrings, which attach to the pelvic bone near the hip and to the upper end of the tibia (main leg bone). The tendons are named after the name of the muscles, ie, adductor longus & magnus; semitendinosis and semimembranosis. ...Read more

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Can a person dislocate his / her ligament or tendon of the knee?

Can a person dislocate his / her ligament or tendon of the knee?

Yes: You could dislocate the patellar tendon of the knee when you dislocate your knee cap? ...Read more

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Does the soleus connect to any tendons or ligaments at the knee?

Does the soleus connect to any tendons or ligaments at the knee?

Yes: Text book anatomy says no but in reality the soleus has fibers that connect to the gastrocnemius and possibly the plantaris which crosses the knee joint. The soleus itself originates right below the knee. ...Read more

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Can torn ligaments/tendons/cartilage in the knee go unnoticed?

Generally no: There issues are very likely to cause pain, instability or locking or any combination of the three. ...Read more

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Is walking good for someone with a torn tendon in knee?

Is walking good for someone with a torn tendon in knee?

Yes, but...: In general, a low impact activity that does not aggravate your symptoms is good for you. This does depend on which tendon is torn and if you have an unstable knee. If there is any instability, a brace should help you to walk comfortably until you are strong enough to go without it. Physical therapy can help maximize strength of surrounding muscles to compensate for the injured one. ...Read more

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What ate some exercise for after a knee tendon surgery?

How recent surgery?: There are good exercises to do, after knee surgery. Your orthopedic physician should refer you to physical therapist for a supervised exercise training program. ...Read more

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How can I know if you have broken tendon or ligament in knee?

How can I know if you have broken tendon or ligament in knee?

You need a doctor: I need more details to answer. You need to be evaluated clinically, we may need to do some tests. If not treated you could have problems like artritis. ...Read more

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Is at least 10 days of rest required for a tendon injury on the knee?

See below: Yes and longer. Depending on the severity of the injury, complete healing could take months. See you doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Cold from knee down after tendon operation. Is this a normal after effect?

Cold from knee down after tendon operation. Is this a normal after effect?

Post surgery care: Most likely this is within the normal parameters for post surgical care, however okay to check in with your surgery team about this. A cold limb after surgery on the limb should be reported to your team. Be well. ...Read more