Bent my knees&as I rose my knee felt it was about to pop. Instead of popping, I felt a sharp pain behind kneecap. Been sore for 2 days to bend?

Ortho Evaluation . Your symptoms of catching suddenly sound structural, meaning that you likely have a cartilage injury to either the undersurface of your kneecap (patella) or the opposing surface of the trochlea. A thorough orthopedic evaluation will help when the weather not you need advanced imaging beyond xrays, such as an MRI.

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My right leg from hip to little toe hurts only when laying down. That knee has been stiff and popping and my lower back is sore too. Causes of leg pai?

Sciatica. There are multiple potential causes, but among the most common is a sciatica. This condition is characterized by an irritation if a nerve in the back causing pain that often runs from the hip to the foot. Sciatica does not traditionally cause popping in the knee, so you may have some issues with the knee as well. Don't hesitate to be seen. Read more...
Could be back. Considering hurts when laying down. Emg/NCV studies should be helpful as would an MRI of the lower back... Read more...

Does liquid in the knee hurt? I have extreme swelling in the knee along with popping and slipping of the kneecap. I also I have pain along the acl?

Water on the knee. There are basically two kinds of situations with water on the knee. Acute injury to the knee joint or cartilage causes inflammation and swelling which is associated with pain. Chronic arthritis of the knee joints can cause acute, large, painless swelling at times when the knees are not painful. Popping slipping of the knee cap suggests a tendency to subluxation, but is not usually assocated w swel. Read more...
Yes. The liquid, which we call synovial fluid can build up pressure and hurt. The liquid is there because of the surrounding structures, cartilage that may be slipping, a torn meniscus, a torn ligament. You evalaution will look at this and you will need imaging: x-ray, ultrasound or MRI or all three to help clarify. An orhtopedic surgeon may need to do arthroscopy to see insie the knee. Read more...

I had knee weakness for a 1 'n half month, no pain, sometimes popping, some swelling below the patella. Recently gotten slightly worse, any advice?

Patellar bursitis. Sounds like patellar or prepatellar bursitis. Ice and some rest to knee may help. Also Advil (ibuprofen) or alleve daily may benefit. If not better or worsening may need to see ortho, possible cortisone injection. Read more...
Patellar imbalance. Likely the Is is due to some maltracking of the knee cap and can be corrected with therapy. Given the limited info I would suggest an eval with your doctor and possibly a therapy prescription. Read more...
Patellar tendonitis. Consider patellar tendonitis, jumper's knee, PFS, sprain, meniscal tear, loose body, synovitis. Try rest, ice, open patellar sleeve. Limit squat and full arc exercises. insider purified omega, NSAIDs, modalities/laser therapy. Check with orthopedic surgeon or sports med doc if not better with above. Read more...
Get examined. Swelling and pain in that area needs to be checked for tendonitis, which should respond to the Ibuprofen (at prescription doses, supervised.) Stairs and kicking sports can aggravate this. Alternative problems inside the knee and medical conditions must be considered. See a musculoskeletal doctor, or start with your primary physician for a referral. Good luck. Read more...
See below. If you're not have any history Of trauma fever weight-loss chills , night sweats other joint problems and others symptoms such as flulike symptoms a trial of a supervised physical therapy regimen who specializes in orthopedic musculoskeletal skeletal injuries for a few weeks to a month with icing after your exercise and short courses of anti-inflammatory medication with food if not medically contraindicated. If you don't get better and you weeks to a month I would go see an orthopedic surgeongood luck thank you. Read more...

Could knees popping out of joint, post bilateral partial knee replacements for grade 4 patella chondromalacia in feb, cause a torn meniscus?

Depends. If your kneecap is popping in and out, this is a problem with the surgery and likely will not cause a meniscus tear. But if your knee itself is subluxating/popping out (rare), this certainly could cause a meniscus tear. Read more...
Refer to answer. Yes it can do popping, but does not causes torn meniscus. You patella may not be aligned. What ever contributed to you arthritis is causing spontaneous torn meniscus without trauma. See your pcp have the following tests done:cbc diff esr, RA ana, crp, uric acid TSH and hba1c. Stay away from all gmo food. Read more...
No but! . If u had mal alignment of the patellofemoral joint prior 2 the tka & and this was not addressed b 4 the tka or during the procedure this may give u the patella u feel popping in & out u r feeling. After u finish ur rehabilitation 4 the tha it can still b addressed later. B sure 2 express ur concerns about this 2 ur surgeon. Read more...

If I still have popping and catching after knee chondroplasty of the patella is that normal? Still pain and swelling also

Popping id ok. Pain and swelling depends on how far put from your surgery you are. Call your surgeon with your concerns. Read more...
Post op patella. Unfortunately post op patella chondroplasty does continue to provide pain, swelling ,and popping. This is a very difficult area to "totally improve " as the articular surface in that area once it has been injured does not heal , unless a specific and entailed resurfacing is performed. Read more...