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Tightness In Knee When Bending
Diagnosis: Are we sure it is your mcl that is damaged? Is your knee swollen? That can make the joint feel stiff. Have you seen an orthopaedist? Did you have a recent injury? We need to know if you have damaged anything inside your knee like a meniscus. ...Read more
Diagnosed with patella femoral syndrome 6 months ago. Experiencing tightness right about knee cap when fully bending knee. I've been told to stretch.
Possible fluid: Pf pain is classically felt when straighten out the knee from a bent position (coming out of a car or a chair or going downstairs, times when the joint experiences the most pressure. Tightness with bending the knee can occur but it also can be a sign of fluid in the knee and does not respond to stretching (infrapatella tendonitis is felt when bending knee and resolves with stretching). ...Read more
2 weeks after ACL reconstr. I fell knee tightness when walking but not when passively bending. Swelling is still there. Should I be worried?
Just Right: Some degree of compression aids in the treatment of swelling. Excessive tightness of a wrap at the knee may lead to calf/foot/ankle swelling--all to be avoided. In the extreme, the compression could harm nerves (peroneal is most susceptible) or even contribute to development of a deep vein clot. ...Read more
Many causes: The first step is to find out why the knee hurts. See your doctor or an orthopedist. ...Read more
Behind the knee will present in this way. (pain, tightness and tingling) If the tingling or pain progresses
then seek immediate care. Rarely a vascular occlusion or compartment syndrome can produce these symptoms. Even less common is this an early symptom of AIDP (in which case progressive weakness would ensue) Orthopedic injury is typically more painful ...Read more
Tight tendons: A common cause of posterior knee pain in adolescents it having tight hamstrings. As one hits puberty, the bones can grow faster than the tendons and muscles. This can lead to pain in the knee cap area, as well as pain in the back of the knee as well. This usually resolves with stretching. ...Read more
Popliteal cysts?: Fluid in the knee joint can result in cysts forming behind the knee. While this might be uncommon, it could relate to your symptoms. See a rheumatologist or an ortho. ...Read more
Whenever I sit down for a long time and get up I feel my knees tight and they kinda hurt. I exercise a lot (crossfit/running) is it bad?
No: A small amount of pain is not bad but if this gets worse or persists you should see an orthopedist. ...Read more
How does one do a hamstring strecth? Would a tight hamstring cause your knee to slip out of place?
Many ways/No: Use theraband or rope lying on your back, or sit on floor with 1 leg out. Will not make knee go out of place. ...Read more
Does capsular tightness be cured by knee fluid injection and can that helps in get back full knee extention?
I fell on my knee the other day and there is tightness in my upper front leg when I bend my leg. Is that normal?
Get it checked out: Tis may becouse you have swelling inside the knee joint which can be a sign of an internal injury. An effusion (joint swelling) will cause tightness when you try to bend it and is a sign of something going on that may need some attention. Ice and rest if for a few days, if it does not improve, see a specialist. ...Read more
Knee hurts and feels tight (can do this at anytime)I pop it and it feels relief after that however sometimes it gives out?
See your Ortho doc: Did you have an injury or did these symptoms arise spontaneously? It sounds like you have articular cartilage (on the ends of the bone), meniscus (the cartilage pad between the bones), and/or ligament injury to your knee. The appropriate action at this time would be to see your local orthopedist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Partial medial menisectomy 2 months ago. 5 weeks of PT so far. Knee still feels tight and pops/clicks with every step. Should I go back to Dr?
Yes, you should: At this point, another evaluation by your Orthopedic surgeon would be wise. ...Read more
My knee feels very tight and strange. It doesn't hurt, but when I sit of elevate my leg I get this weird stiff feeling. Should I get it looked at?
See below: If your knee is stiffening without any relevant preceding activity, locking, causing an abnormal gait, or painful, see your doc for an evaluation. This is usually the safest thing to do. ...Read more
Discomfort all about knee especially just above knee & to outside of it. Feels like tight squeezing when knee is bent. Some pain behind knee too.
Back of knee pain at the bend gets worse as day goes. It's tight & inflamed could this be as related or something else. Pain for a month gettin worse?
Bakers cyst: There are a number of possibilities, but probably the most common is a bakers cyst; which is a herniation of the posterior aspect of the capsule between two tendons in the back of the knee. It can cause the back of the knee to be swollen, tender, and quite painful. Because having a blood clot is another possibility and can be life threatening, you should be checked. ...Read more
I had a knee scope done 3 weeks ago just for a clean up, and now I can't bend my knee past 70 degeees without pain and tightness. Should I be worried?
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My right calf and back on knee is tight and stiff with some pain, worse on walking after sitting?
See a doctor: There could be many reasons for pain behind the knee and calf. First go to an er as you need to rule out a blood clot immediately. A knee popliteal cyst or mass may also manifest itself in the back of the knee/calf. Other common causes include tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury or meniscus tear. Low back pain may also radiate to the back of the knee. See an orthopedist as well. ...Read more
Which knee capsular tightness that cannot be cured knee fluid injection and need surgical intervention?
Tkr may 8. Manipulation aug21---120 degree now. However medial pain pulling with wt bear squat. Cause. Back knee tight?
These are normal, -:
Under the circumstances. Some patients take up to 6 months. If you 've got 120 degrees of bend, that's great. The aches and pains should be getting better. If you are better today than 2 weeks ago, everything is coming along nicely, although slowly. Also since the mua on 8/21st, I am sure, some bleeding occurred, which to some extent, will slow the healing process.
You are coming along well. ...Read more
I wear a neoprene sleeve over my knees because of some arthritus. When I remove it, my knees feel swollen. Is it too tight?
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