It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

General Health Message Board

knee pain question

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-28-2004, 08:13 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 21
health4all HB User
knee pain question

when i walk my knee and leg work fine. no problem. But, when i take stairs up i feel pain above my knee. why?. and how to treat it?. i have gone to doctors they say it is normal for my age and they recommended walking but so far no cure. When i bent my leg from my knee it helps for a few days. i think i need good specialist.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 11-29-2004, 09:41 AM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2001
Location: MA
Posts: 37
wisegirl22 HB User
Re: knee pain question

General practitioners don't have much a of a clue about knee problems. Knees are tricky. If this continues to bother you, find yourself an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in knee problems.

I had serious knee problems years ago, and trust me, you NEED to see a specialist.

The pain could just be a result of "growing pains," or it could be something more which needs to be treated. Maybe some physical therapy would help. An orthopedic surgeon can sort out what needs to be done (or *if* something needs to be done).

Good luck.
Karen; ds Drew Tyler 5/4/00, PDD; and ds Jason Parker 2/1/02, NT

Last edited by wisegirl22; 11-29-2004 at 09:41 AM.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Knee question JohnR41 Exercise & Fitness 9 05-21-2010 08:54 AM
Almost full-thickness fissure in knee. Surgeon did lateral release. NEED HELP! ashleylauren23 Knee & Hip Problems 2 11-02-2009 04:39 PM
Total Knee Replacement: Recovery - Things I wish I knew! tiredbeinsick Knee & Hip Problems 544 10-27-2009 07:04 PM
Re: knee problem in MS patient kimpossible67 Knee & Hip Problems 0 12-08-2008 03:35 PM
Any Advise For Knee Treatments????? debbie363636 Knee & Hip Problems 16 06-07-2008 02:20 PM
when is an mri needed for knee pain marze Knee & Hip Problems 0 11-20-2007 09:19 PM
Knee Fusion killerpenguin55 Knee & Hip Problems 3 11-15-2007 01:47 PM
3 months of intolerable pain after cartilidge removal in knee??? mimirea Knee & Hip Problems 5 04-04-2007 07:30 AM
Knee Question overloaded Bone Disorders 0 03-18-2006 05:23 PM
knee cartilidge damage news nanbob1 Open to All Other Health Topics 1 06-06-2002 08:05 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:22 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!