Pain from knee down... On my feet for 9 hrs. Walking, bending and squatting.... When I'm at rest tends to hurt at its worst. Shin and calf aches-pain?
Orthotics & Exercise. Sometimes orthotics and cushioned shoes may help-including soft mats on the surfaces you stand on.Try to keep moving when standing. Ease into & out of your rest periods. Stretch your shins and calves during these periods if you are obese-this will contribute and so losing weight would be appropriate. Orthotics.
Pain. This sounds like a great case for orthotics. See your podiatrist and you will be , well , amazed at what can be accomplished with them.
Shin & calf. Watch out for overuse and possibility of stress fracture. Vary your activity to include time off feet, if possible. Also weight control & well arched shoes.
For 1month knee pain and can spread to leg. Aches and hard to walk up and down stairs. Can be quiet dull or sharp. I'm not athletic 20 y/o.Cancer? Worried
Doubtful. Cancer is statistically extremely unlikely. Much more likely at your age would be conditions such as chondromalacia (wear and tear of the kneecap cartilage) or possibly cartilage wear and tear within the knee joint itself. I would recommend seeing a physician for evaluation since symptoms have been present for a month. Read more...
Probably not cancer. There are lots of reasons for knee pain, but cancer is very, very unlikely. The most common reason in a sedentary 20 year-old female may be irritation of the back of the patella against the front of the thigh bone, but the only way to tell is by having your doctor examine you and possibly do x-rays. If pain is behind knee, then it may be a thrombosed vein, related to bcpills and needs md. Read more...
Knee pain squatting. Slightly squishy + swollen. Hurts swiveling not walking. Feels stiff walking. No pain resting. Thoughts?
Meniscus tear? Your symptoms of pain w/ squatting , twisting and turning associated w/ swelling may indicate a meniscus( cartilage) tear.The meniscus can tear as we get older w/minimal trauma as the water content diminishes and it becomes more 'brittle' and less 'elastic '. See your board certified orthopedic surgeon for examination. Best of luck! Read more...