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What Causes Pain Down The Outside Of My Leg When Kneeling
Iliotibial band: It is hard to be sure without an exam, but that sounds like a condition called iliotibial band syndrome. It's a large tendon that runs from the hip, down the outside of the thigh, and attaches just across the knee. It gets inflammed sometimes and causes these types of symptoms. ...Read more
Probably not: When someone kneels down the force is on the attachment point of the patellar tendon to the tibia, and to a lesser degree, the patella itself. Pain with kneeling could be irritation at the tendon attachment or possibly wear of the cartilage on the back of the patella. The treatment involves nsaids if it bothers you enough, as well as quad strengthening using a bike. ...Read more
I can't bend or straighten my knee all the way without pain. If I sit down, it is difficult to try and straighten my leg to stand. I can't kneel either?
Many possibilities.: This could be a number of issues depending on what other symptoms you have. I would want to know if the knee is swollen, red or warm? How long have you had it? And is it all the time, or does it come and go? ...Read more
My fiance have pain behind one knee, and feeling some numbness down the leg and under it. He has been kneeling for a while on hard surface today.?
Whenever I stand up straight after kneeling down/crouching the outside area of my leg between knee/ankle hurts. What should I do?
Peroneal tendon: The outside of your leg is peroneal tendon. Have you had injury to the area? Is it right and left? Need a few more details. ...Read more
When kneeling down it feels like a thousand tiny needles poking my leg. Only on right leg on shin?
This is probably: A representation of a vascular issue with pooling of blood in the extremity causing stretch of the tissues and stimulation of the nerves. It is unlikely to be harmful or a representation of more serious disease. ...Read more
Aftr 2yrs of patella operation, my son's leg bcame slimmer than d othr. Why is it so? Is it crucial not 2 fall down again while playing? Shldn't he kneel?
Have had problems with R knee since December. Today I was kneeling down... Ever since my knee locks and my leg feels weak when walking! Any advice?
Pain in leg goes into big toe bone and hurts to even bend it, not sore to touch and cannot kneel down without holding onto something to get back up?
What could cause a sharp, burning and tingling pain in the outside and just below my right patella that is felt only when kneeling?
This can be from inflammation of the patella tendon, it can be from arthritis under the knee cap, it can be from a skin neuroma in that area but all things can be improved if you get examined and the correct diagnosis.
An orthopaedic surgeon would be an appropriate person to help you.
Good luck. ...Read more
Various quad sets: Depending on your activity level and whether there is patella (kneecap) problems, there are many safe exercises for the quads. I do not recommend knee extension and knee flexion machines, which can make knee problems worse. I prefer straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle (slow) stairclimbing. Forcing yourself not to limp will also help. Lunges and squats are more difficult but effective. ...Read more
I slipped, landed on my left knee about a month and a half ago. Only pain now occurs when I am kneeling on my knees. What could cause this?
Visit the: Orthopedist to find out. Some possibilities include patellar tendonitis or a tear in this tendon. You may have fractured the patella itself. When you kneel you are obviously putting more strain on the knee. 6 weeks is a long time to still have pain - the longer one waits to treat things sometimes can cause more damage. ...Read more
I've got serious pain under my kneecap especially when I kneel on it. It also hurts walking up and down stairs. My dr couldn't find any sign of fluid?
Bursitis: This may be an inflammation in the little sack or bursa just over the patella. It normally helps everything "slide" when you bend your knee, but can get irritated, especially if you did a lot of kneeling or caused some inflammation to start. If it is red and painful, it may even be infected so you should get it checked. Try an antiinflammatory in the meantime. Try not to kneel until it is healed. ...Read more
'occurs while KNEELING, the PRE-PATELLA BURSA ("Housemaid's Knee") is often the reason...
Get this checked out by an in person medical visit!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
I am 33 and I have a pain behind my knee whenever I kneel down or bend by knee more than 90 degrees and push knee out.?
Redbump on my knee. Painful when I kneel down. Got it previously some years ago and this is the 2nd one. The previous one became permanent white bump?
Recommend evaluation: Probably best to have your knee evaluated, office visit is obvious choice, you can consult me in health tap for second opinion ...Read more
Hi Doctors, I notice that when I kneel down to clean, the outside of my right knee hurts but when I turn myself around, my knee is relieved. Why?
Something in the way: Something in the way you move must change some little thing in the delicate combo of muscles, tendons, nerves, etc. Even the bit of additional time since the original position may matter. Seek an experienced PT or massage therapist or even some gym experts. A librarian may find a resource. It's a good thing! ...Read more
I am experiencing a lot of pain on the outside of my right knee when I bend or go up and down stairs. If I kneel I am in great pain. Icing for now.
I can't kneel on my left knee. It's causes extreme pain. The outside of the knee is sore and feels numb. X-rays negative?
I am experiencing pain behind my knee & in front. I've been climbing up & down a ladder & kneeling a lot. What is it and how should I treat it?
Why does the front of my right knee really hurt, when I kneel down on floor, yet it's fine walking, and cycling. Also pains when I apply pressure.?
PrePatellar Bursitis: You probably have a condition called pre-patellar bursitis. The front of your knee, over the knee cap, is a small fluid filled sac called the pre-patellar bursa. It helps the skin glide smoothly over the underlying knee cap. Sometimes, due to inflammation and sometimes trauma such as excessive kneeling, your pre-patellar becomes enlarged and irritated. This is painful. Treatment is usually with anti inflammatory meds such as advil, (ibuprofen) ice, and removing aggravating factors such as kneeling. Should resolve in a few weeks. If it doesn't see your sports medicine doc. Good luck! ...Read more
I am getting a shooting pain in my right knee only when kneeling on it, it's very sharp and painfull, otherwise my knee is fine. What is the cause?
Probably bursitis: Knee pain especially on kneeling is suggestive of bursitis most likely prepatellar bursitis. There are numerous fluid filled sacs on the knee joint that help lubricate it. Sometimes they get inflamed. Rest and and applying ice can help. A consultation with a physician may be warranted to do further work up such as ordering x-rays to rule out possible fracture. ...Read more
My knees have been hurting from my past cc running. Pain is above the patella and they continue to hurt when I try to stand up, squat, or kneel down?
Knee pain: Pain at the top of the patella where your quadriceps inserts is quadriceps tendonitis. Eccentric strengthening of the quads as well as core strengthening can help. Nsaids can also help reduce the pain. Vitamin d deficiency can be associated with tendonitis. If your pain is disrupting your daily activities I would see a sports medicine specialist. ...Read more
I have a cyst behind my knee cap that keeps causing my knee to pop in and out when I crouch down or kneel. Was told there wasn't much I can do for it?
Discuss with orthopedic surgeon sometimes they can can rpovide medical treatment or drain cysts.. Also an MRI may define the anatomy and type better. F/u with orthopedics
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Fall down 2 mo ago & bruised my knee. I run and doesn't hurt. I healed but when I kneel down or press it hard it still hurts inside. Why is that?
Knee pain: It is a good sign you can still run. Your pain is probaly from tour patellar bursa. This should improve. ...Read more
How long does it take for a sprain knee to heel, I'm going on a week and still in pain, it doesn't hurt to much to walk just to get up or down, kneel.
Knee Sprain: Untreated knee sprains can take forever to heal. Once the knee goes more than 45 degrees bent, you will feel it more because of the swelling. You should have an orthopedist check it out. Dr Rich Blake ...Read more
Sharp pain back of L knee when I bend it, especially going up/down stairs. Stabbing pain when kneeling on it. No injury, no swelling. Been appx 4 months.
RA: These symptoms may be related to a ruptured bakers cyst however I am more concerned for joint destruction by your RA and you should see an ortho surgeon for evaluation and keep your rheum in the loop. ...Read more
Right knee: pain bottom left of knee cap; no pain kneeling, pain 1st 4-5 times down stairs and when walking on hard surface store floors for 3+ hours?
Chondromalacia: Very likely this represents roughened/damaged cartilage behind the kneecap termed patellar chondromalacia. 1st line treatment can include quadriceps, gluteal and hamstring strengthening; it band stretching and a knee brace that stabilizes the kneecap. Many other treatment options exist based on age, severity, activity level, etc. ...Read more
Evening, every time I kneel down I get a sharp pain in my left knee, like I've knelt on a piece of glass. I'm 36 & a mother of 2. I work out 5 times?
Bursa, nerve, etc.: There is a bursa on the front of the knee called the prepatellar bursa that can become very inflamed and sensitive, especially when keeling. There are also small nerves on the front of the knee that can become inflamed. Finally, the patellar tendon, infrapatellar fat pad and cartilage behind the patella can also be sources of pain. Time to see an orthopedic doc if this is not resolving. ...Read more
What causes knee tendons to become sore and weak? They burn when trying to kneel, and feel sore and patient can not kneel and get up?
Mom had a knee replacement surgery 8 days ago & got out of hospital 2 days ago. Sometimes she can't see (dark vision) when kneeling down. Any concerns?
Dr allen seely, I have severe knee joint pain when I am climbing the staircase, squatting, or when I am trying to sit down or kneel down, why is it?
I have a small bump on the inner side of my knee cap. It hurts when I walk and kneel down. No idea what it is from. What is it thought it was a spider bite a few months back. Then it looked like a bruise and now is a bump a little smaller than a dime.
Pain behind the knee when knee is bent for a few minutes and then straightening the leg. When trying to stand from a kneeling position?
Growing Up: Nope. Not in any way does this activity change your genetics or anatomy. ...Read more
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