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Tightness Behind Knee
Hyperextended knee 2 months ago. Still feels tight behind knee and sore, especially after doing activity. What could be going on?
Chronic tear: With hyperextension, you could have partially torn a tendon, muscle, or ligament around the knee. Here is a link to potential injuries. http://www.physioadvisor.com.au/7660150/knee-pain-knee-injury-diagnosis-physioadvisor.htm I personally recommend massage therapy with physical therapy for chronic pain syndromes. If this doesn't work, you will need a more in depth evaluation. ...Read more
Tight calf-achilles. Also feels like something hard runs along achilles-calf head. After sitting then stand, tightness behind knee and hamstring?
See details: Then see an orthopedist and have the area examined. No one can answer your question without examining the calf. ...Read more
Feels tight behind knee cap on lt. leg. Feels like metal knee brace on sides of knee, and femur pushing down hard on tibia. Knee cracks when turning.
Compartment syndrome: Get an immediate orhtopedic evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
I feel tightness behind my knee and some pain in the inner side of my knee. My knee pops or cracks with each step I take. Stairs hurt near patella.
Outside if my knee feels weak sometimes when I play basketball. No past injury. Sometimes it feels like it's too tight behind the knee as well. ?
Bakers cyst: Pain behind the knee can sometimes be a fluid collection called the bakers cyst. You could have also injured the ligaments and tendons in the region. Best to get examined by the doctor. Good luck ...Read more
Im 34. Felt tightness behind right knee made worse by walking. Got better when sneakers are on stand all day.Noticed small dark vein behind knee. Dvt?
Today I started to notice a strange on and off tingeling/ tightness behind my left knee.... No redness or warmth, not painful just a little freaky....
I have a tight feeling behind my knee (posterior leg) after I sit down for a period of time and then stand up. What might be causing this?
Baker's cyst?: A Baker's or popliteal cyst is a herniation of fluid from the knee into the area behind the knee, usually due to some acute strain upon the knee with increased fluid therein. A Doppler of the leg would confirm the cyst and hopefully negate any blood clot, which is unlikely with your description. ...Read more
Knee pain: Sometimes a baker cyst can cuase pain in the back of knee. Also hamstrings attach near the buttocks and eun behind knee and can cuase problems. ...Read more
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