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Nagging Knee injury

Jan 11th, 2014

Níall asked The Guru for the following Physiotherapy Advice:

Hi,

I hurt my knee skiing three months ago. Ever since then I have a tight knee when fully bending my knee or when standing up after sitting down for a period of time. I went running two weeks (after resting for 2 months) and when going up hill my knee felt very weak to the point where I had to stop and walk the rest of the race.

Any ideas?

The Guru Responded:

Hi Niall
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……all depends on what you did to your knee. Did it swell, lock or give way? Is it still swollen now? Is it painful or just tight and feels weak?
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As a yardstick, I’d think if you injured your knee 12 weeks ago and it’s still problematic (the tighness may indicate swelling the joint) and had to pull out of a race, it’s time to get your knee looked at.
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It may be meniscal (cartilage) it may not be, but I think you need to see someone who can give you a good concise diagnosis. This may or may not involve an MRI depending on what the clinical features are, and what may need to be done.
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Good Luck

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