Posts Tagged ‘anterior cruciate ligament’

Sartorius Muscle: Hip, Upper Thigh and Knee Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the sartorius muscle? Burning stinging pain under the skin starting at the outside of the bottom of the  hip, traveling down the thigh to the inside of the knee (pain and/0r stinging can occur anywhere along the muscle) Inside of knees may be painful or hypersensitive Sleeping with…

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Quadriceps Vastus Intermedius Muscle: Thigh Pain and Buckling Knees

What pain and symptoms are associated with the vastus intermedius muscle ? Pain down the middle of the front of the thigh Pain increases when walking Contributes to weak buckling knees Pain greatly increases when climbing stairs Problems straightening the knee after sitting Stiffness in the knee causes a limp Where is the vastus intermedius muscle?…

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Quadriceps Muscle Vastus Medialis – Thigh and Knee Pain

 What pain and symptoms are associated with the vastus medialis? Pain on the inside of the knee extending half way up the front of the thigh Persistent pain in the knee joint Can cause the knee to ‘buckle’ (trick knee) People often sleep with a pillow between the knees to relieve the pain Where is…

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Vastus Lateralis Muscle: Hip, Thigh, Knee Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the vastus lateralis? Knee pain Pain on the side of the thigh extending down into the front and back of the knee Pain under the buttock extending toward the hip joint Pain occasionally descends into the back of the calf Locked knee Extended walking increases pain in the…

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Rectus Femoris Muscle: Thigh, Knee Pain

What symptoms and pain are associated with the rectus femoris muscle? Knee pain that feels as if it originates under the knee cap Pain in the front of the thigh extending down into the inside of the knee Weak knee Stiff knee Inability to fully straighten knee Pain walking down stairs Restless Leg Syndrome Sharp…

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