Pulled tendon in knee symptoms - Doctor answers
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
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?!
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Semitendonosus: See diagram. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Yes: You could dislocate the patellar tendon of the knee when you dislocate your knee cap? ...Read more
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
Generally no: There issues are very likely to cause pain, instability or locking or any combination of the three. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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