Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
149 Doctors are Online

Swelling and pain in the knee after twisting, difficulty in straightening. Do I have a ligament tear?

the other day i was on a moving cart, and i quick jumped to get off but my foot was turned the opposite direction and i bent my knee inward. I felt a pop and i couldn t move my knee for a few minuets because it felt like i broke it. i got up walked a little bit and it started to feel better but still hurt. Its now been the 3rd day and its still swelled up a bit, and it hurts to bend and straighten it. it feels like most of the pain is in the inner knee on the bone, but it doesn t feel like i did something to my bone, it feels like i did something to a muscle or ligament . what could i have popped? and should i go see a doctor?
Asked On : Wed, 1 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  33
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, Thanks for query.
It seems that you might have ligament tear or some muscle or cartilage damage due to jumped from the cart giving twisting injury to your knee joint.
Consult orthopedic surgeon and get investigations done.
Give complete rest to the local part.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 1 Aug 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor