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Offline dgd17

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medial knee pain when sitting on heels
« on: July 26, 2014, 02:53:41 PM »
i have a a vague pain on the inside of my right knee which seems to have developed gradually without me noticing any particular onset.

i cannot sit on my heels without pain in the knee area although i find it very difficult to say exactly where the pain is coming from.  it is definitely on the medial side, but wether it is above or below the knee i find it difficult to identify.  pain gets worse if i sit on my heals and lean to my right..  leaning to my left doesn't hurt so much. 

if i dont do any of the above it doesn't really hurt  but there is also a  definite gritty noise when i stand on right leg and bend my knee!

can anyone help me figure out what the issue might be?

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Re: medial knee pain when sitting on heels
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2014, 04:09:44 PM »
Could be anything really, strain, sprain, tear, inflammation, or nothing specific.  Is there any swelling, instability?  Best get in touch with a doctor and potentially a physio.  In the meantime, rest, ice for any swelling, keep it elevated and avoid doing anything that aggravates it (like sitting on your heels)
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