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Snapping Hip Syndrome Related To Swimming
Possibly: Slipping rib syndrome is also known as tietze's syndrome. As like any joint, if you have increased flexibility, your ribs can easily move in and out of place as well. ...Read more
Start slow: I understand why you would feel this way. If you doctor has cleared you to restart activity, perhaps start with other exercises. For example you could brisk walk for a while or do some cycling. These put less strain on the knee and can help you get the legs in shape to start running. Who knows...Maybe you will like cycling so much that it becomes your main exercise. Best of luck. ...Read more
Knee cracking pain only going upstairs, knee collapsed , crunching sounds, lack of extension patella not tracking as per physio what is the cause?
Patellofemoral issue: The likely cause of your condition is that the knee cap is getting off track when you bend your knee due to lack of quad muscle strength (VMO). This causes the knee cap to track laterally when you bend your knee and leads to cartilage irritation (chondromalacia) under the knee cap which can cause aching and produce crunching sounds. Keep working with your physio to correct the problem. ...Read more
Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?
Could it happen that a knee replacement surgery treat patellofemoral syndrome or chondromalacia patella?
Last resort treatmen: Running causes high forces in this portion of the joint. So does arising from a chair, going up/down stairs. Treatment consists of activity modification, ice, anti-inflammatory meds and therapy aimed at flexibility and strengthening, especially of your core. Doubt knee replacement would be needed unless other compartments of knee also arthritic. Patellofemoral replacement as a last resort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Lupus cause Achiles Tendonitis or Retrocalcaneal Bursitis, Runner's or Jumper's knee, or Cubital Tunnel Sydrome?
Autoimmune diseases: Autoimmune diseases can sometimes be associated with inflammatory joints and result in laxity. This can can create instability and can create abnormal pull/strain in some muscles - particularly those that are responsible for balance. ...Read more
Can joint hypermobility syndrome cause referred pain? Ex shoulder to collar bone or ankle or knee to shin bone?
Indeed: 28 y female queries whether Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, JHS, causes referred pain. Many w. hypermobile sacroiliac joint, largest joint in axial spine, suffer sciatica. Medical literature reports association of JHS & fibromyalgia, a widespread pain syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have patellofemoral syndrome & chondromalacia w/subluxable patella. During exercise patella shifted & could not walk. Later loud pop w/swelling.
Besides exertional compartment syndrome, what other things would cause gastrocnemius contracture whereby need to flex at knee to dorsiflex foot?
Achilles tightness: As you've mentioned 'exertional compartment syndrome', I'm going to guess that you: 1. have had this diagnosed and 2. have transitory symptoms. Compartment syndrome usually presents with pallor, pain, paraesthesias, 'pins and needles' sensation and pulselessness. If your calf simply feels tight, it doesn't rule out CS, but it is less likely. Chronic CS should be worked up before a muscle tear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left SI joint pain/piriformis symptoms so have been stretching pirifomis now starting to get pain in other joint.Can stretching it cause SI instabilit?
Don't Stretch Spasm: Stretching healthy musculature is often helpful to prevent injury. Once an injury has occurred however stretching tends to exacerbate a spasm in progress. Stretching itself is unlikely to cause instability of the SI joint. Pain in the opposite SI joint may result from compensation for the injured, more painful side. ...Read more
Chronic shoulder, wrist, knee and ankle inflammation due to active participation in sports. Separate injuries or underlying condition causing them?
What is chondromalacia patella? Can it lead to permanent knee problems in the knee, esp if combined with previous knee trauma(med col strain/sprain)?
Cartilage breakdown: Chondro (cartilage) -malacia (abnormal softening of tissue) is a common finding in adult knees resulting from an acute single injury or more likely from a accumulation of damage from an overuse injury. An MCL sprain can coexist in the same knee as chondromalacia of the knee cap (patella), but the presence of both does not necessarily bode more poorly for the functional outcome of the knee. ...Read more
snapping sound from hip when extending from a bent position EDS? Or Snapping hip ? MVA 102715
Herniated Disk L5-S1
Knee pain when stand/walk. Osteophytes at bilateral tibial spines. Patellofemoral joint spaces reduced. Early osteoarthritis. Need surgery to treat?
I am experiencing hip pain, difficulty walking, hip stiffness, hip muscle weakness and limited hip movement. Due to hip fracture 12-26-04. The following also describe me: Back?
Please resubmit: Insure that you include a specific question so that we can be of help. ...Read more
Not likely: Disc problems can cause nerve pain that radiates down the leg, including over the knee; but they don't usually cause problems with motion or stability in the knee. The main exception to this is if there is such severe nerve compression that atrophy and weakness in the muscles occur, then the knee can feel unstable secondary to weakness. ...Read more
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