Appropriate Treatment For Aching Knees When Straightened / Bent?
In the afternoon, I’m a 20-year-old woman. My knees twisted about 3 months ago, when I finished exercising, my thighs wanted to turn back but the calves were not yet, so my knees twisted. At that time my knee hurt. But the pain is like an ordinary sprain, so that it can still walk normally. The more days the pain is reduced, but what is left now is the pain when the knee is suddenly straightened or bent (pain like being drawn) .. So that every time I just squat or sit cross-legged or kneel meeting for a long time, after the establishment of my feet can not be straight straight (because there is a sense of interest), so it must be taken 3-4 steps while slightly bending the legs, then only slowly can go straight and walk as usual .. So if you stand too for a long time, when I sat down, my knees ached in the same place … If you walk normally, there is no pain unless you just stand up. The position of the sprain is on the right back of the right foot … What do you think is causing this? Is it possible if not on MRI? What treatment should I do to reduce the pain? R n r nThen for the muscles, to the orthopedic doctor or to another specialist? R n r nThanks .. Please answer all the questions.
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The knee is a large joint of the legs that helps to support the body and helps dynamic forward and backward movements of the lower limbs. In the knee area, it consists of skin tissue, fat tissue, blood vessels, nerves, muscles, bones and joints and their supporters. So that when the knee is experiencing complaints of pain, then this pain condition can be caused by inflammation or malfunctioning of the tissue of the breastfeeding, such as:
1. an infection and abscess of the skin area in the knee
2. inflammation of muscle tissue
3. trauma and muscle injury
4. joint inflammation
5. injury or trauma to the joint ligaments
6. metabolic disorders
To find out the possible causes of knee pain complaints, it is necessary to consult directly with a specialist bone surgeon. In consultation, the doctor can carry out the diagnosis of your complaint, either through interviews, physical examinations or supporting examinations such as blood tests, radiological examinations. The results of the examination will be the basis of diagnosis to plan treatments that can be given, such as treatment with pain and inflammation drugs, medical rehabilitation, to surgery.
In connection with your question:
1. Possible causes of pain complaints that you feel due to sprains or twists may be due to muscle-tendon injuries or may be due to inflammation or injury to the knee ligaments. This injury or inflammation can cause knee dysfunction, thereby limiting your angle of movement or limiting your activities. however, it is necessary to discuss other possible causes of your complaint by consulting a bone surgeon as mentioned above.
2. MRI is a radiological support examination that is done to help better understand the condition of your knee joint. MRI evaluations of joints, ligaments, and history of joint trauma provide good enough results to help make the diagnosis. If you have already discussed and consulted with your doctor, and the doctor recommends for an MRI, then you can continue your doctor's plan, especially if some treatments and treatments have not yet provided optimal results for your knee injury.
3. care is carried out by evaluating the burden of activities that you do every day:
a. avoid too long a walk
b. reduce the burden on the carry or carry load to reduce the burden on the knee joint
c. avoid going up and down stairs repeatedly or if you have to go up and down stairs, do it gradually to reduce the knee load so that it helps a better recovery period
d. if the trauma is long, then compress with warm water / hot temperature as strong as your skin a day 2-3 times for 20 minutes
e. stretch before, during and after activity to reduce joint and muscle stiffness
f. if you change position, stretch your legs first for some time before standing or walking
g. also discuss with a medical rehabilitation specialist to help with the recovery of your knee joint.
Therefore, regular visits to your doctor will provide good planning for further diagnosis and treatment.
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