Common "Knee Injury" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq

Knee Injury

Knee injuries occur due to twisting or bending force applied to the knee. It also occurs due to sports injuries, falls, or accidents. The common types of knee injuries are sprains, strains, bursitis, dislocations, fractures, and meniscus tears. The signs and symptoms are knee pain and swelling. Knee injuries are managed by RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation), physical therapy, immobilization, and surgery.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published on this website are written by verified Health and Wellness Experts and Therapists. The Content has been moderated by the iCliniq Content Review Team before publication. Post your health questions on iCliniq-Wellness by choosing the right Wellness Specialty and get them answered. Your queries will be answered 24/7 by top Wellness Experts from iCliniq-Wellness.

How can I assess my knee's condition at home after recent impacts and discomfort post-ACL reconstruction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years of age. Ten years ago, I sustained an injury to my left knee, which was later diagnosed as a torn ACL ligament. To address this, I underwent a successful ACL reconstruction surgery (using a hamstring graft). Recently, I experienced a sudden jolt to my knee while sleeping,...  Read Full »

Shwetanjali Gandhe

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Now that the surgery is behind you and it went well, there is really no need to overly stress about this. It is possible that the sudden jolt you felt came from lifting something heavy. If you are feeling uncertain,...  Read Full »

I underwent an operation and physiotherapy for a knee injury five years ago, but I still have pain and difficulty in moving my knee. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 41-year-old male. I met with an accident about five years ago and injured my right leg. Due to its impact on the right knee, my femur bone broke off in two places and one injury near the knee, ligaments and knee cap are safe. I got operated and nailing has been done, both the fr...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I read your concern. In my opinion, your knee should be mobilized to gain range. You will get your knee range back and there is nothing to worry about. Choose a physiotherapist who can work a bit on your knee with manipulation and mobilize ...  Read Full »

What is the indication for arthroscopic surgery with medial meniscus tear?

Query: Hello doctor, Can you help me to reach a result to go for an arthroscopic surgery or not? Both of my knees have a medial meniscus tear, and the MRI reports show that it is a grade 3 tear posterior horn. Both injuries are 2.5 and 1.5 years old separately occurring during running. Now I can walk and r...  Read Full »

Rameshkumar T.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It depends on the age and the activities you do. I can understand that the problem is there for two years. If you do not run and do not participate in sports, you can strengthen the knee and do some mobilization exercises, and prolong without surgery. But according t...  Read Full »

There is a popping sensation while bending knee after a fall. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male. I was playing football on Monday and my left foot slipped, naturally I tried to stop myself from falling but my weight went down on my left knee and it bent backward. I did not fall on the ground, I was still standing but it was sore for a few minutes then it...  Read Full »

Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you mentioned the nature of the injury and now the knee bending is difficult and painful, the first thing you did good was to stabilize the injured knee in the bandage. Now immobilizing the injured part is of utmost importance to avoid further damage to the joint ...  Read Full »

I can only bend my knee 30 percent. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I dislocated my knee over three weeks. It was put back in place. At moment, I can only bend my knee 30 percent then its starts to really hurt if I try to bend more. What could be the cause and what sort of exercise should I do to get my knee working properly? Are any medicines availabl...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In my opinion, you should get investigations done for your dislocated knee to see the level of damage that happened and also to rule out any avulsion or fracture associated with it. Then coming to your range and movement, it is always possible to get movement completel...  Read Full »

Can my twisted knee cause any ligament or meniscus tear?

Query: Hello doctor, I was playing football yesterday, and as I stretched for the ball, my right leg which was in the air got caught at the end of my foot causing my foot to go outwards and my knee to twist. I continued to play, but my knee felt unstable, and I could sometimes feel a sharp pain on the insi...  Read Full »

Shah Krishna Sunil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know if there was swelling around the knee joint and if was there any clicking sound while twisting your knee. I would recommend you give complete rest to your knee and do an ice pack three to four times a day for 15 to 20 minutes each time and see ...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about the bump on the knee after getting hurt in my knee?

Query: Hi doctor, During soccer, I crashed knee on knee with an opponent. This caused a muscle contusion that has healed now. However, there is a small hard bump on the spot that has been hit. It does not hurt when walking or during activity, but sometimes after, it does feel sensitive. Is it something t...  Read Full »

Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How many days did it take to heal, and what medicines did you take? Even though there is only a hard bump, it needs to be reduced; otherwise, in the future, it might start to pain when there is some jerk or hit somewhere. I would suggest applying an ice pack thrice a da...  Read Full »

I am a 16-year-old girl suffering from sharp stinging pain in my knee. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16-year-old girl, 178 cm in height and weighing 70 kg. I have knee problems, and I am afraid it is an actual injury this time. It is a sharp stinging pain that comes and goes. There is a swelling that comes and goes as well. It does not leave in rest, but it gets worse while wal...  Read Full »

Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Since when are you suffering from this knee pain? Have you done any activity like running, bending exercises, or sitting a long time on the floor by folding your legs which caused jerks? Apply Diclofenac ointment and cover it with a cloth for 10 minutes. Clean it wit...  Read Full »

My knee keeps getting dislocated after a knee injury two years back. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, Two years back, my knee got injured. On that day, I had swelling in my knee, gone the next day. I was not playing sports; still, my knee bone got dislocated with noise after two months. Since then, I have lost flexibility in my left leg. And during sudden movements, my knee bone is gettin...  Read Full »

Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for providing a brief history. It looks like you have a ligament injury. The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report provided (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) is not clear to make any comments. I will request you to help me by uploading ...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Wellness Expert Online

Choose a Specialty
* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.