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Why Shouldnt I Cross My Legs At The Knees
Good question!: We all cross our knees, more or less. It is likely in our genes somewhere. In the areas of manners, depends on how you cross your knees. For women, it can be seen as a "turn on". For men who openly cross their knees, interpretation is "see what i've got! if closed crossing for men, some think "gay".Medically speaking, can cause pain tingling numbness bc of prolonged pressure to the peroneal nerve. ...Read more
Yes but confirm: Hip replacements are put in via several different surgical approaches.Each has its position of instability of which your surgeon is aware of and tests at the end of the procedure. Avoidance of extreme positions is a good rule of thumb, and asking your surgeon what position to avoid is best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated area: Pain in the popliteal area behind the knee in a person your age is likely activity related. It could be related to a hamstring or other muscle strain, meniscus problems from the knee joint, or a fluid filled "Baker's Cyst." As with all pains: rest it, use ice for 20 min 2-3 times/day, and take ibuprofen 600-800 mg 3x/day for a week. If not better see your doctor/Sports Med/Orthopedist. Best wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do my knees get a sharp pain when i cross my legs? I'm 19 and don't do much physical work. Has been happening for the last week.
Abnormal position: You may have a pulled muscle or be out of alignment. Your back may even be out. You may find that a massage and /or seeing a chiropractor helps realign you and eliminate the pain. If not consider acupuncture and consider a gluten free diet as we are finding gluten is inflammatory. ...Read more
I enjoy sitting with my leg crossed over my knee, but often must stop because my leg will fall asleep from the point of contact, down. Cause 4 concrn?
Why does the hip on the leg i had crossed over the other hurt when i stand up? I put an ankle on my other knee, sit, and stand up with discomfort. ?
Internal derangement: Sounds like you have an internal derangement of the hip joint. Could be something as simple as a tight hip capsule that responds to stretching and pt to a problem with the shape of your hip joint ( hip dyplasia) or a tear of the labrum . Get evaluated by a orthopedic surgeon will do exam, xray and possible mri. ...Read more
Cant sit with right leg crossed over left, cause then i get this pain in my right knee and thigh. What could cause this?
Sat with legs crossed at knee.Suffering pain on outside of knee..Sometimes no pain , sometime pain on swinging leg to walk..Goes down calf 68 yrs old?
Whenever i sit criss-crossed or on a chair withmy legs crossed my knees sometimes pop. I have to do a kick motion to fix it. Its painful. Any causes?
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