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Had a knee injury. MRI and CT scan normal. Can I resume with my activities? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good Morning XXXXXX
User:I had a knee injury a few months back
User:I took rest for a few weeks and wanted to resume with my activities
User:i thought i will start with joggin before stating my work outs in gym
Doctor:Have you ruled out fracture or ligament injury to your knee?
User:i did jog for a week and then i started feeling pain in my feet at the ankle on my left leg
User:i feel the same every morning when i wake up and it stays for some time
User:so i stopped running and working out
User:i feel i have gained weight n dont feel good about it
User:what could be the reason for this pain?
User:i would like to resume my exercises and gym soon
Doctor: XXXXXXX Have you got an X-ray of the knee joint done?
User:i had a MRI and CT done
User:there was no problem
Doctor:Was it normal?
Doctor:If it was normal then nothing to worry
User:i had minor injury and could recover if i rest thats what my doc told me
Doctor:You can resume your activities at the earliest
Doctor:You can start exercises and gym from today on
User:but why does my ankle hurt...
User:i would be limping after my jogging an warm up
Doctor:Then you probably need to get your ankle checked
Doctor:There may be a hairline crack
Doctor:Get an x-ray of the ankle done
User:but this pain started only after the knee injury
User:i was absolutely fine before that
User:never had any such issues
Doctor:This pain is not related to the knee injury
Doctor:It seems like a different problem altogether
Doctor:You should get it checked once by your Orthopedician
User:i did not have any injuries to my ankle recently
Doctor:It is possible that there may be a soft tissue injury that was unnoticed
User:k...fine then.. i will consult ny Orthopedician again...thank you
Doctor:You should do that
Doctor:Get well soon
User:Thanks a lot.... bye
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Have a great day
User:You too have a great day...
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