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Ligament strain after running - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello ! :)
User :   yeah i have a problem relating to right knww of mine
User :   knee*
Doctor :   ok
User :   when i climb stairs and stress the right leg only while climbing a stair.... some very small sound "takk takk kirr kirr...." but there is nno pain....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   i used to run continuously from 18 days from feb 1 to feb 18th... after that the problem developed...i saw a doctor..
User :   ok...age:23
User :   gender: male
User :   occupation: software engineer.
User :   location : chennai
User :   marital status: single
Doctor :   ok
User :   weight : 78 kgs.. height : 172 cms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how many days is this problem
User :   the doctor whom I saw told me that there are two joint in the knee and that the smaller one out of the two is having problem.... and that i can run after 15 days onyl...
User :   started on feb 20th.....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is that pain in the joint?
User :   i dint run for next 15 days and took medications.... but still there is pain...
Doctor :   Knee Joint?\
User :   no pain
User :   yeah knee joint
Doctor :   ok..
User :   sorry i meant sound, not pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was the exercise that you did in the monthsof feb
User :   no pain....only sound and that feeling inside
User :   yeah feb...1 to 18 almost
Doctor :   for the first time that you exercised
User :   18 days of continuous running...almost 3 kms non stop moderate speed...
Doctor :   ok
User :   no actually i am a karate brown belt... used to run since 2003....
Doctor :   are you regular jogger?
User :   so its not new...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you in the process twist your knee? or any injury to the knee?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   dont remember...but i dint do anything deliberately...and moreover no external injury to knee
User :   yeah ..yeah...sorry for delay
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are the moments at the knee normal ?
User :   now i do run...but with knee caps on...
Doctor :   can you fully stretch your knee?
User :   i want to know one thing... if i run and do karate ( which involves kicks...) will i have probs in future...the thing is no pain at all..only sound...
User :   yeah i can fully streatch my knee...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me first tell few facts about knee joint
User :   ok doc...
Doctor :   it is a complex joint
User :   u may...
Doctor :   there are so many supporting structures
User :   k...
Doctor :   that will help in stabilising the joint
User :   k....
Doctor :   so in case where there is sudden twisting of the knee
User :   k..
Doctor :   one of the ligament might have been stretched
User :   ohh...ok
Doctor :   and that would have caused pain intially
User :   mmm...kk
Doctor :   so if the knee is rested
User :   but now i dont have pain. ...
Doctor :   at yopung age it should be ok in due course of time
User :   k... so i need not worry ...?
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User :   no...thanks...
User :   thanks for the time...
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