Posts Tagged ‘weak 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

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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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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