Posts Tagged ‘meniscus’

Popliteus Muscle: Pain in the Back of the Knee

 What symptoms and pain are associated with the popliteus muscle? Pain in the back of the knee Pain behind the knee when straightening the leg Inability to lock the knee Pain in the back of the knee when walking or running Pain behind the knee when crouching or bending the knee deeply Pain is worse…

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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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