KNEEtalk

The WAITING ROOM => GENERAL KNEE QUESTIONS and comments (good for new threads) => Topic started by: accident prone on October 07, 2011, 01:11:39 PM

Title: Cant straighten my knee!
Post by: accident prone on October 07, 2011, 01:11:39 PM
so i was playing volleyball and i went to try this new jump serve and i twisted my knee when i jumped and then landed on just that leg. i feel sharp pains, my leg wont go straight and it keeps giving out. i dont know what is wrong with me! could it be my acl?
Title: Re: Cant straighten my knee!
Post by: Vickster on October 07, 2011, 01:38:50 PM
 Is it very swollen? Locking and buckling are fairly typical of a meniscus tear (I had both plus pain and swelling).

Best to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis and possibly scans :)  Diagnosis is always best done by someone who can see and feel your knee ;)