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Unable To Fully Bend Knee
Hi. My both knee unable to bend fully. Can only straighten n bend 90 deree. Is this part of arthritis n also I have gout?
Quadriceps-Patella: When you sit on your heels there is a strain on the knee. In this position, the quadriceps tendon is fully extended. When this muscle contracts, it fully extends the leg. If this muscle and tendon are tight, this could cause such pain. If this persists, have it looked at. ...Read more
After taking a tackle in soccer i am now unable to bend my knee without considerable pain. what did I do to my knee?
I have a swelling at side of my knee and get pain all the way up that leg and unable to bend it. Is worse some days than others?
Swolen knee?: At your age, osteoarthritis is certainly a possibility. This may be age-related degeneration of the knee joint. Swelling is not uncommon. Xrays will help assess. Watch for redness of your skin or fevers/chills or feeling sick. This could suggest an infection. You should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Peromed karate as a child for four years. Past 8 years have severe knee pain with locking and giving out now have calf painand unable to bend knee?
I have a problem where it is hard to bend my knee fully I cycle about 100 miles a week on mountain bike this does not cause problem but I miss running?
Possible: Knee effusion (fluid on the knee) or internal derangement. If it bothers you enough you may want to consult with a sports medicine doctor as draining of an effusion can often help restore mobility when it is the cause. Ultrasound is useful for effusion diagnosis but MRI is best overall test for knee evaluation (usually after plain x-rays obtained). ...Read more
Fell on my knee 3wks ago. Was gave crutches but couldn't get to xray so didn't find out what id done. Still painful after 3 weeks. Cant bend it fully still?
What should I do regarding a shape pain in my knee when I bend it. I'm unable to run or workout due to the pain. Is it cause for major concern?
Cause of pain: How did it start, is there a swelling. Get your md to look at the knee. ...Read more
I had a chondroplasty done 3 weeks ago today and I an unable to bend my knee is this normal? The therapist said that something is blocking my knee
You may have a "loose body"...see your Orthopedist who may wish to obtain an MRI or MRI Arthrogram!
It is NOT "normal" don't wait!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
My daughter had a non displaced # tibial metaphysis in full plaster 4 weeks. Plaster removed 5 days ago but still unable to bend knee is this normal?
A year I dropped a metal shelf on my knee and since it's been severe pain daily. I can't straighten or bend my leg fully or support my weight, ideas?
I stretched my right leg too far jumping Now I can't fully straighten my leg, it pains under my knee if I try to do that. I can bend it just fine tho.
Rest, ice: I would give it time to rest and ice it daily. If not better in a few weeks, see an MD for evaluation. ...Read more
The back of my knee painfully popped now I am unable to bend the knee without excruciating pain. What could be the cause? My knee us swollen. Meniscu
Could be: It could be a meniscal tear. Seek medical attention. ...Read more
3 weeks ago I sprained my knee on concrete sidewalk. I still can't fully bend my knee without having pain. It is painful all around top part of knee/?
I was getting my rom back then I after a month I lost it and can barely bend it and it hurts. It randomly pops and cracks which also hurts. I see my ortho tomorrow, but I want a second opinion. My knee also will randomly lock. It also hurts to fully exten
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If you want a second opinion I suggest asking for a Virtual online second opinion consultation with a Health Tap Orthopedic specialist. It would be helpful if you have copies of x rays and/or reports to upload for the consultation. Meanwhile, I believe the following two educational sites on knee problems will be helpful>http://bit. Ly/1CVReWB. ..mayocl. In/10ASgc5
Get well soon. ...Read more
Why can't I bend my knee? I had a rugby injury a week ago and untill now I still can't fully bend my right knee. Can I still play rugby after this
Seems a little soon: The orthopedic rule is if it hurts don't do it. ...Read more