Posts Tagged ‘knee’

Hamstring Muscle – Biceps Femoris Muscle: Knee, Thigh Pain

Pain in the back of the knee going up the outside of the thigh that worsens when walking can indicate bicep femoris muscle dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the biceps femoris muscle? Pain in the back of the knee Pain toward the outside of the knee going up the outside of the…

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Semimembranosus Muscle: Buttock, Thigh, Knee, Calf Pain

Pain below the buttock traveling down the inside leg to the knee and sometimes calf can indicate semimembranosus dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the semimembranosus muscle? Pain just below the buttock Pain down the back of the thigh and into the knee, occasionally going into the upper calf Pain intensifies while…

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Adductor Longus Muscle: Groin, Thigh, Hip Joint, Knee Pain

The adductor longusmuscle can contribute to groin pain, pain in the front of the thigh, hip joint and knee pain. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the adductor longus muscle? Groin pain during activity, pain subsides with rest Pain in the front of the outer upper thigh near the hip joint Deep pain…

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Adductor Brevis Muscle: Groin, Thigh, Hip, Knee Pain

The adductor brevis muscle can contribute to groin pain, pain in the front of the thigh, hip joint and knee pain. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the adductor brevis muscle? Groin pain during activity, pain subsides with rest Pain in the front of the outer upper thigh near the hip joint Deep…

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Plantaris Muscle: Pain Behind The Knee

What pain and symptoms are associated with the Plantaris muscle? Pain  behind the knee Pain will sometimes extend down into the calf Is sometimes involved in cramps in the calf Where is the Plantaris muscle located? The plantaris muscle is found behind the knee. It is connected to the thigh bone (femur) and extends down…

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Treating Patellofemoral Knee Pain

First, not all knee pain is the same. Exactly where does your knee hurt? Is it in the back, above the knee cap, under the knee cap, on one side or the other? PF knee pain is always located in the front of the knee and it often feels as if it is radiating from…

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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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Sartorius Muscle: Hip, Upper Thigh and Knee Pain

The sartorius can cause a stinging burning pain in the front and inside of the thigh. What are the pain and symptoms 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…

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Quadriceps Vastus Intermedius Muscle: Thigh Pain and Buckling Knees

Pain down the front thigh and buckling weak knees indicate vastus intermedius dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms 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…

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Quadriceps Muscle Vastus Medialis – Thigh and Knee Pain

Pain on the inside of the thigh going down into the knee may indicate vastus medialis dysfunction. 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’…

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Vastus Lateralis Muscle: Hip, Thigh, Knee Pain

Pain in the hip extending down the side of the thigh and into the knee is a sign of vastus lateralis dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms 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…

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Rectus Femoris Muscle: Thigh, Knee Pain

Pain in the knee traveling into the lower thigh and the inability to fully straighten your knee indicates quadricep muscle rectus femoris dysfunction. What are the symptoms and pain 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…

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Gracilis Muscle: Constant burning pain in the inside of the thigh

The gracilis muscle is known for a constant burning pain on the inside of the upper thigh. What pain and symptoms are associated with the gracilis muscle? Hot stinging pain under the skin on the inside of the thigh Pain is constant even at rest Where is the gracilis muscle? It attaches to the pubic…

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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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