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Sharp Pin Prick Pain In Knee
'occurs while KNEELING, the PRE-PATELLA BURSA ("Housemaid's Knee") is often the reason...
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Pain in knee: Descending stairs or downhill places more stress on the quad as the quad is expected to eccentrically "fire." often time are quads are stronger in the concentric (shortening) range of motion and not in the eccentric (lengthening) mode of motion. Work with a physical therapist to strengthen your quads eccentrically and you may experience less pain. E.G., walking slowly backwards on a treadmill. ...Read more
I'm recently having sharp knee pain when i get up from the couch or get out of the car. It corrects in about 30 seconds. Only right knee.
Kneecap pain: Your c/o are classic for kneecap pain or chondromalacia patella. It is an inflammation of the joint in between your patella and your femur. Getting up from a low seated position puts the most strain/pressure on this joint especially if you have been seated for a while.Also know as the "movie" sign. ...Read more
Every morning i wake up with sharp knee pain. It doesn't matter which side i lay on it always hurts even though it goes away after walking. ?
I have sharp knee pain from the top of my knee to the bottom of my knee, the pain goes straight down the middle and does not occur on the outer parts.
How can you tell how serious knee pain is? The pain is constant and sometimes sharp. It almost feels as if I twisted my knee when I try to move it sometimes.
I have days when i feel a sharp pain in knee when i straighten my leg. Every time it hurts more and more, what could it be?
Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
As of recent when kneeling I sometimes get sharp pain In knee and feel like it might snap. After pain to side of knee? Is this serious?
What would cause sharp intermittent knee pain, worse on flexion. No obvious swelling. Pain for a few days then settles for a week or two. ?
Meniscal injury: I have the same injury so I can attest as a patient. Injury to the medial or lateral meniscus, frequently caused by a twisting or cutting motion, can cause sharp pain on knee flexion. Partial or complete tear to the posterior cruciate ligament can also cause some knee pain, though it is usually accompanied by some swelling. If the pain is mostly localized to the anterior kneecap or just below ...Read more
During long hike, going uphill was fine. On downhill, sharp knee pain under kneecap. Any ideas? Why only pain on downhill not uphill? Thank you.
I have a sharp knee pain just about in the middle of the knee. I was playing basketball and i came down from a dunk and i landed wrong. Hurting since?
Really sharp knee pain - buckled over in pain. Same area as an ITB inflammation, but much different sensation. Feels fine now. Ran 14 miles this AM?
Hi I have a huge problem for about a year now i expericed knee pain and hip pin but it wasent till last night when my whole body starts to pain in eve?
See a Doctor: I wish i could help more, but acute onset of full body pain is difficult to diagnose without a thorough history and physical exam. It may be anything from a virus to a toxin to rheumatic disease, just too hard to tell from this information. I hope everything turns out okay and you feel better soon. Best of luck. ...Read more
See orthopedic docto: Sounds like an evaluation by an orthopedic specialist is in order. ...Read more
Knee pain: under and below the knee cap-when I stretch it there is sharp pain. I've been icing it, but doesn't help. Hurting for more than a week.
Varies: There are several possibilities including tendinitis of the patellar tendon at its orgin on the patella or chondromalacia on the under surface of the patella. You would probably do well to avoid jumping activities and activities that involve a lot of knee flexion, and if it does not get better I would consider being seen. ...Read more
Sharp knee pain!. I've had this problem for months , but my right knee is painful at the top, when I bend it and stretch it back out omg I want to cry?
I hve a sedentary lyf recently started yoga.Since 3-4 days developed sharp catch like l knee pain while climbng up & dwn stair.Im f 27yr 5 feet wt70kg?
Surgical site: This may be at the surgical site. See your surgeon to clarify this pain. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing sensation in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg. No pain pushing or massaging knee. Ideas?
Ideas, many: Knee pain is very frequent, as with other pains try to recall: onset of pain, radiation, alleviating or aggravating factors, severity of the pain. Possible causes: sprain, tendonitis, bursitis, osteoarthritis, etc. You need to see your primary doctor first and then maybe you need further referral if is not a simple diagnosis. If you had a trauma and then pain seek an orthopedist. ...Read more
I have knee pain on the inside, some stiffness when sitting, and sharp buckling pain at times when walking. Any idea what's going on?
Knee problems: Knee pain and stiffness can come from many conditions/ injuries, but with the sensation you describe as "buckling" i would suggest you see a physician to check for ligament or meniscus problems. To start treatment at home begin with rice, and make sure you continue working on your quad strength (like you did after your acl surgery). Hope this helps! ...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
Went bowling and after a game and throwing the ball a weird way I felt a sharp pain in knee now every time I bend down I get a sharp pain any Ideas ?
Knee strain: The body positions and leg motions in bowling put a slightly different stress on the knee joint then does walking. You may have strained the knee muscles, ligaments, or cartilage. Try to rest for a week, tryAlleve if you can tolerate it. Swelling of the knee joint may indicate a more significant level of injury. If it pops or locks, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
When I fall asleep I wake up 2 hours later with a sharp knee pain. After I stretch I fall back asleep a couple of hours later. What could be the cause?
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