Posts Tagged ‘buckling knees’

Knee Pain: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Symptoms and Cause

What Pain and Symptoms Are Associated With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? Pain is felt in the front of the knee, under and around the knee cap area. Pain is usually an aching pain but can sometimes become sharp and in some cases a burning sensation is felt. Knee will pop and grind during bending and straightening…

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Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Is Reduced With Knee Brace

Good News For Those Suffering With Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis Pain! In a study presented April 19, 2013 at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International meeting, researchers at The University of Manchester report that a light weight knee brace with a patella (knee cap) strap can significantly reduce the pain of patellofemoral osteoarthritis. This particular form of arthritis of the knee…

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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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Gastrocnemius Muscle: Knee, Low Leg, Ankle, Arch Pain

What symptoms and pain are associated with the gastrocnemius? Pain in the arch of the foot Pain toward the outside of the back of the knee Pain toward  the inside of the back of the knee Pain going down the inside of the inside of the lower leg Pain around the inside ankle Pain on…

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Soleus Muscle: Heel, Ankle, Calf, Knee, Low Back Pain

 What pain and symptoms are associated with the soleus muscle? Pain in the heel often to the point of not being able to put weight on the heel Pain in the ankle Pain in the calf sometimes extending into the back of the knee Deep aching in the back of the knee Deep pain in the…

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