Advanced search

Noisy knees???

(11 Posts)
Ledkr Fri 12-Apr-13 18:57:48

I was doing some squats in my bedroom today a d because it was quiet I could actually hear my knees creaking and cracking! They have been painful on and off whilst exercising for a whole now but what is the noise??

frazzledbutcalm Fri 12-Apr-13 20:33:27

It's fluid moving between bones/cartilage/ligaments.

Ledkr Fri 12-Apr-13 21:12:30

What dies that mean though? Is it normal

Pleaseputyourshoeson Sat 13-Apr-13 10:25:24

It means... you're getting old grin grin grin!

GibberTheMonkey Sat 13-Apr-13 10:35:10

My knees have always clicked and creaked. I wasn't old when I was young wink

overmydeadbody Sat 13-Apr-13 15:43:32

My knees always do that, even from when I was young.

Ds is ten and his knees also do that. I don't think it is necessarily a bad thing?

Ledkr Sat 13-Apr-13 17:38:59

I feel as if I should use done wd40 on them grin

cocolepew Sun 14-Apr-13 11:10:48

My DD has clicky ankles, you can hear her a mile away! I was told to give her magnesium to strengthen her ligaments, within a week they stopped making a noise.

frazzledbutcalm Mon 15-Apr-13 10:52:56

Our family's are caused by hypermobility and ankles/knees/hips not being quite correctly aligned. We use prescription orthotic insoles for the problem with GREAT results.

Jolsen Thu 25-Apr-13 15:38:35

I've always had that problem. I've been to the doctor and physio about it and they say 'its normal wear and tear' but its still bothersome.

I might need an arthroscopy to clean the knee if it gets worse sad

frazzledbutcalm Thu 25-Apr-13 20:08:17

I had an arthroscopy when I was 15. Can't really say it helped to be honest sad

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: