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Knee pain. On physical strain. Help?

I m a runner and swimmer, age 50. My left knee hurts when I climb stairs and when I bend it back from a standing position to touch my glute. It also feels like it needs to pop and is stiff! HELP! I m going hiking agian in Colorado (not short hikes either and not easy) Here s the kicker doesn t really hurt when I jog.
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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Welcome at HCM.

I have read your question.It looks from your details that most probably you are having tear of posterior part of your menisci in knee.As this tear is posterior so this is reason why you are not having pain on jogging .The thigh bone press at anterior part of leg bone during jogging not at posterior part.

This finding should be confirmed by having MRI of knee.Treatment can be done by key hole surgery.Till then you should do following exercises-

Hope this all will help you.

With best wishes.
Answered: Thu, 25 Jul 2013
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