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I twisted my knee and now can't move it. Is it broken?

I twisted my knee and now can't move it. Is it broken?

Need x-rays to know: Twisting of the knee most commonly results in a ligament sprain and/or a cartilage tear. However, fractures and dislocations can result from a twist as well. Unless you improve very rapidly, i recommend a physician evaluation, and most likely, x-rays will be the initial imaging study. If your symptoms are severe, then emergency room evaluation is recommended. ...Read more

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I tripped several hrs ago but didn't hit floor. Twisted my knee. Pain/swelling have increased. Located in front area. Cant bear weight.

I tripped several hrs ago but didn't hit floor. Twisted my knee. Pain/swelling have increased. Located in front area. Cant bear weight.

Internal Derangement: I suspect you have Internal Derangement of the knee. You could have torn cartilage,broken bone, torn ligaments or torn tendons. Ice the knee now and tomorrow 20 minute sat a time and after that heat. See your physician to help clarify the diagnosis and be certain you did not break anything ...Read more

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I twisted my knee as i was getting into bed last night, i'm in agony now if feels like someone is stabbing me when i move certain ways. I can barely put any pressure on it

I twisted my knee as i was getting into bed  last night, i'm in agony now if feels like someone is stabbing me when i move certain ways. I can barely put any pressure on it

Not : Not an uncommon mechanism for tearing a meniscus i.E twisting your knee. Please see your orthopedist and in the mean time rice, that is rest, ice, compression, elevation (to the degree that you can). Some meniscus injuries will heal on their own depending on degree of tear and location, which will dictate the blood supply to the area. An MRI will provide good information. Best of luck. ...Read more

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3 d agoi twisted my knee & since had pain if i move wrong. L knee hurts anterior of knee cap toward top and pulls behind knee & is swollen. Is it acl?

3 d agoi twisted my knee & since had pain if i move wrong. L knee hurts anterior of knee cap toward top and pulls behind knee & is swollen. Is it acl?

Too early to tell: Give time with little ambulation, ice packs followed by heat, allow time for swelling to go down and pain may go away. If it does not see a doctor. ...Read more

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If I tripped and twisted my knee and heard a loud popping sound, does that mean I tore my pcl?

If I tripped and twisted my knee and heard a loud popping sound, does that mean I tore my pcl?

Possibly: Assuming that the knee swelled as well, usually that scenario suggests either a meniscus tear or a ligament injury. ...Read more

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