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A player's knee hit my middle right side of back. it is hurting very bad. cant bend and turn.

A player's knee hit my middle right side of back. it is hurting very bad. cant bend and turn.

See MD: It could be a bad muscle contusion but I would see your MD for evaluation. Especially if any note of numbness or tingling, troubles using bathroom. ...Read more

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Knee small effusion ,cant bend knee.

Knee small effusion ,cant bend knee.

Knee effusions: or excess fluid in and around the knee joint are usually the result of trauma (to ligaments or meniscus), arthritis, or infection. If small, it may not need to be aspirated for diagnosis or treatment, but the fluid analysis can be very helpful in determining the cause. Pain and anti-inflammatory medication (including injectible steroids) can help along with rest and elevation. Can try these on own ...Read more

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I cant bend my knee all the way back and recently I feel pain in the knee even when I am not bending it...

I cant bend my knee all the way back and recently I feel pain in the knee even when I am not bending it...

Meniscus tear?: Some king of internal derangement of the knee is going on. Probably has to do with meniscus. You need an mri of the knee and an ortho. doctor. ...Read more

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Fell on my knee 3wks ago.Was gave crutches but couldnt get to xray so didn't find out what id done.Still painful after 3 weeks.Cant bend it fully still?

Fell on my knee 3wks ago.Was gave crutches but couldnt get to xray so didn't find out what id done.Still painful after 3 weeks.Cant bend it fully still?

Knee injury: You should still go follow up with an orthopedist who will evaluate your knee and determine if you sustained a serious injury like a fracture or ligament tear that may require further treatment. ...Read more

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Cant bend my knee at all from trauma. What is the best rehab to overcome this?

Cant bend my knee at all from trauma. What is the best rehab to overcome this?

Try to bend: The best way is to gradually increase bending by your self or by the help of therapist. You can have local heating pad application for about 10 minutes before your bending. Initially, you might have some pain. Not make you too painful. ...Read more

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My (L)knee gave out & making cracking noises and hurting on the side and swelling up cant bend it straight that much. I had surgery last yr on it. ?

My  (L)knee gave out & making cracking noises and hurting on the side and swelling up cant bend it straight that much. I had surgery last yr on it. ?

Orthopaedics consult: You need to visit an orthopaedic surgeon. Try not to bear weight on your injured leg, use crutches if you have them and visit the orthopedist as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more