The ligaments and tendons surrounding the knee help stabilize the knee in place. Any injury that may loosen or tear this ligament due to wear and tear or genetic conditions can make the knee unstable. Some exercises that are advised for knee instability are straight leg raises, squats, standing hamstring curls, inner thigh stretch, and standing knee lifts.
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I am an 18 year old with severe knee issues. Do I need physiotherapy?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. I have a knee issue. My knee dislocated once and there was a subluxation more than nine times. Now, my knee is very flexible. When my knee dislocated, the doctor plastered my knee for three weeks. He then asked me to exercise, but I did not. My doctor then asked me t... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. I would like to stress on proper training to regain your knee control and reduce the subluxation. I suggest you do these basic knee exercises that will strengthen your front thigh muscles and butt muscles. These... 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »