When to go to the doctors for knee pain?

Knee pain. Pain is your body's way of telling you that there is something wrong inside. DEFINITELY go if walking hurts or normal activity is painful. The first step is a good history and physical exam from your primary care physician or ortho/sports medicine doctor. Your physician may then order an X-ray or MRI. Meniscal tears or cartilage injuries are common reasons for knee locking.

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When should you go to the doctor for knee pain?

If doesn't improve. injury to knee with swelling. pain, difficulty walking, fever,redness,etc,etc. there are many reasons for knee pain. visit if pain is bad enough and not improving. Read more...

Help please! I'm having knee pain, feel like doctors don't help at all. I need opinions!?

Ortho Eval needed. Sounds like a thorough evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon may help. With chronic unresolved pain, you may need x-rays and even an MRI to best delineate if any injury or pathology is noted within the knee (ligament, cartilage, meniscal injury). Read more...

I want to thank all the doctors for answering my questions concerning my knee pain I am sorry if I repeated myself just looking for answers?

Thanks. Thanks. I am sure i speak for everyone here at healthtap, that we very much appreciate you for your kind words. That's what we are here for. I wish you health and healthy knees. Read more...

Should I go to doctor for bad knee pain after slip and fall?

Probably. A good idea particularly if it is not getting better and you are having trouble bearing weight or walking. Initially try ice, nsaids, crutch or cane and an ace wrap or brace to see if it helps if it is not better in 48 hours you might want to see a doc for an exam. Read more...
Yes, if persists. If the pain is limiting your mobility your should have it checked out. Read more...

I am suffering from knee pain last three months I go to doctor and I use ostolief one month completed but no improvement what will I do now?

See orthopedist . Time to get examined by an orthopedic surgeon and get a definitive diagnosis. Once a diagnosis has been made appropriate treatment can begin ... See a board certified orthopedic surgeon. Best of Luck! Read more...

Which kind of doctor would I have to see for my knee pain?

Orthopedic surgeon. Orthopedic surgeon ois a good place to start. Physical medicine or rehab docs can start you off towards diagnosis and recovery as well. See a rheumatologist if there are joints bothering you. Read more...