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Shin blow connected to muscle damage

I took a hard knock to my left shin 12 days ago. An hour after the knock while walking my left leg buckled under me & I landed on a heap on the sidewalk. It was as if something had snapped or popped on the outside upper calf. I could not put full weight on the leg for 3 days. No bruising or swelling apart from shin area. Still tender when pressing just below & behind knee , nagging ache 24/7 & tight feeling. Is this connected with the shin blow & is it muscle damage?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Feb 2011
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This could be either a snapped tendon behind your knee, a meniscal injury or a muscle tear. For first aid, get some analgesics and give rest to your knee. You need to visit an Orthopaedician for diagnosis of the problem as there are a lot of causes of pain around the knee with snapping.
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Most probably it is due to the shin blow. I recommend you do an x-ray on the left knee and leg.

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