Owww! My knee <bites fist>
MotherForkinShirtBalls · 15/07/2020 22:50
I knelt down to get something in a low cupboard this evening and my knee exploded in a fiery ball of pain. It had been absolutely fine until I got past about 90 degrees. For the instant before it did whatever it did, I had the sensation of needing to crack my knee (not uncommon, I have very clicky knees). I'm resting, icing and elevating and so far there's no swelling. I can walk ok, slightly tentatively but not limping. I can't get close to a 90 degree bend though. The pain is behind my kneecap. I fully appreciate diagnosis by internet isn't a great idea but any ideas what it might be? I've never had a problem with my knee before. I'll call the physio if it's not improved by the weekend but I'd like to know what to avoid in the meantime.
Horses4 · 15/07/2020 22:53
Meniscal tear maybe? Not a doctor though.
Horses4 · 15/07/2020 22:55
I did mine falling down some stairs but leaving my leg behind. You are doing the right thing. My vague recollection is that orthopaedic surgeons only tend to treat severe cases.
MotherForkinShirtBalls · 15/07/2020 22:59
Oh, that sounds painful. Are you ok again?
Horses4 · 15/07/2020 23:02
It catches sometimes, which is a horrible feeling, but otherwise fine. You are doing all the right things, but do see the physio if no improvement, as you’ve said.
MotherForkinShirtBalls · 15/07/2020 23:10
Glad it's mostly better. Fingers crossed the home remedy works.
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