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What has to be done for a persisting knee pain that runs down the entire length of the calf making it difficult to bend the leg? I have had persistent knee pain since the past year and it's got worse after i injured the same knee 6 months ago when i fell.

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Dr. Raj Sinha
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Xray and MRI

You may have a meniscal tear or a partial tendon tear. An MRI should show these injuries.

In brief: Xray and MRI

You may have a meniscal tear or a partial tendon tear. An MRI should show these injuries.
Dr. Raj Sinha
Dr. Raj Sinha
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Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management

In brief: There

There are many possibilities that can cause your persistent knee pain.
Any of them ranging from problems in the knee and around the knee to from the back or even a systemic issues. Unfortunately, the best way to help you with firming up a diagnosis is a proper history and physical exam. Proper testing is helpful, and sometimes proper testing means testing areas that don't immediately seems like the sources of pain. There are some non-interventional (proper medications, proper pt, etc) and interventional (injections under xray guidance) that might be helpful. Hope that helps you have hope that someone near you can diagnose it more accurately.

In brief: There

There are many possibilities that can cause your persistent knee pain.
Any of them ranging from problems in the knee and around the knee to from the back or even a systemic issues. Unfortunately, the best way to help you with firming up a diagnosis is a proper history and physical exam. Proper testing is helpful, and sometimes proper testing means testing areas that don't immediately seems like the sources of pain. There are some non-interventional (proper medications, proper pt, etc) and interventional (injections under xray guidance) that might be helpful. Hope that helps you have hope that someone near you can diagnose it more accurately.
Dr. Jay Joshi
Dr. Jay Joshi
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