My left knee always buckles up and I'm in pain i?

Probable ACL tear. The acl is an important stabilizer of the knee. It prevents forward translation of the tibia bone. If torn, it may result in knee instability (buckling). Depending on age and athletic activity of patient it may need to be surgically reconstructed. Surgery is technically demanding and is usually performed by sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons.

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Today I hit my left knee cap with my metal belt buckle, and now it really hurts, 12 hours later. The pain is in the patella, but the impact above.

Nerve pain? although it could just be a contusion, if it's that painful it may be that the edge of the buckle hit right near a subcutaneous nerve. That can cause a very sensitive area due to post-traumatic neuritis. Ice and avoidance of pressure or contact to the area usually will result in gradual resolution. Read more...

I have continueous left knee that stiffens and sometimes buckles MRI is clean, tried so many things and the doctors say theres nothing wrong help!

Visit Painspot.com. Could be patellofemoral subluxation. Mris miss things. Sometimes kneecaps slip out of joint, xrays using special views (called merchants views) can show alignment. Painspot.Com will lead you through a series of questions based on where you feel your pain, and then provide a list of possible causes and information about them. You can print that out and take it to your health provide. Read more...

Soreness in left knee. Not doing much at gym now trying to let it heal I stood up and felt like it was going to buckle and make me fall. Rest w ice?

Sore knee. More info is needed but rest,elevation and ice applications are good advice for sprains, tendonitis,arthritis,cartilage trouble. If you can take them, nsaids like Advil (ibuprofen) also help. If symptoms Persist or worsen, an orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. Read more...

My left knee buckles and my reflexes are diminished I cant walk I keep falling?

Needs evaluation. This could be something serious and there are many possibilities. I would not live with it any longer. See your family doctor or a rheumatologist as soon as you can. Read more...

Weakness & pain in left knee. I feel like it buckles inwards when I walk. Generally feeling uneven when walking. Work on my feet all day?

Torn cartilage. The knee has cartilage or what is called the meniscus. When it wears away or tears there is instability and pain. You can use a knee brace from the pharmacy to help strengthen the knee. It also prevents swelling. Oral pain medication like Tylenol or ibuprofen helps with the problem. An Orthopedic specialist may have additional remedies, imaging requests. Read more...
Plan. You have symptoms that require a doctor's evaluation. It could be treated after a few tests and diagnosis. Make appointment with your primary physician please. . Read more...