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A few years ago I had a knee injury to my right knee. Had a small split in the cartilage and took prob 8 months to fix itself.

 

i started running a few weeks ago and my knee didn't like it (120kg). It was clicking and just felt sore really. Heaps of pressure in the bottom of the squat. Few weeks off legs and had a session last weekend. Felt right but no dramas. Few days later demonstrated a squat for a client and got a decent pain at the bottom. Got up thought ouch but left it at that. Later that night it felt right and then putting my weight on it on a padded bench for DB rows was painful. Had a look and bam swollen down the right side. Swelling is still there 5 days later and it kind of feels tight around my entire knee , front and behind. If I squat I feel so much pressure on it too.

 

anyone experienced anything like this before?? Seeing physio tomorrow but not convinced that'll really help if my completely honest.

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Mine clicks and grinds and gets quite sore. Bit different to what youve described but if im at movies or on a plane or in car and seating is quite cramped and i cant move my leg around the knee joint then once i go to stand up and walk i can't because too much pain. Like couldnt walk down stairs at movies for about 5min at end of movie because way too sore.

 

If i put weight on it (kneeling) then it does get sore but doesnt as bad as yours it seems. I got those knee pad things for work if ive gotta kneel down on concrete or rocks etc now as doing that continously was fucking it and making standing up or walking painful.

 

I haven't bothered running a decent distance since i was 90kg. Being heavier youre slow and yeah hard on joints and i get real bad calf pumps and shin splints.

 

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6 hours ago, trainlikeafreak said:

A few years ago I had a knee injury to my right knee. Had a small split in the cartilage and took prob 8 months to fix itself.

 

i started running a few weeks ago and my knee didn't like it (120kg). It was clicking and just felt sore really. Heaps of pressure in the bottom of the squat. Few weeks off legs and had a session last weekend. Felt right but no dramas. Few days later demonstrated a squat for a client and got a decent pain at the bottom. Got up thought ouch but left it at that. Later that night it felt right and then putting my weight on it on a padded bench for DB rows was painful. Had a look and bam swollen down the right side. Swelling is still there 5 days later and it kind of feels tight around my entire knee , front and behind. If I squat I feel so much pressure on it too.

 

anyone experienced anything like this before?? Seeing physio tomorrow but not convinced that'll really help if my completely honest.

It sounds to me like you have inflamed something within the joint capsule of the knee and experienced some fluid on the knee as a result. A physio might not be able to directly help you until this has gone down some per se but his report/notes are going to be important if you eventually have to go through ACC for future  treatment claims etc...

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Did mine at christmas on the leg press and still the same. I had knee buckling for two months and stuggle to go up stairs without pain...can still trap bar dead lift and leg press but no lateral movement.  If I were you I would skip physio get acc referral and go straight to specialist.  I went no doc route and physio early on and it did nothing and now awaiting surgery.  Turns out I have torn meniscus and a few other complications.  Not worth mucking around after two months the specialist said should have seen him sooner.

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On 2/05/2016 at 2:34 PM, PETN said:

couldnt walk down stairs at movies for about 5min at end of movie because way too sore.

This is actually a condition referred to as "moviegoer's knee". 100% serious.

 

I had this. The cure is easy, and I was amazed at how fast it fixed what had been a niggling injury for ages.

 

- Lots of quad stretching

- Foam rolling, especially down the outside of the quad into the knee, and the teardrop.

- HSR training: http://www.sportsmed.net.nz/patient-info/knee/hsr-patella-tendon-program/

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Really? Well, I'm no physio, so maybe that's right.

 

Although squats do aggravate patella tendonopathy too. If it were me, I'd try the above and see if it improves. The HSR stuff is basically normal weight training anyway - just with each rep done as slow as you possibly can. You should take about 3-5 seconds eccentric and the same concentric. That's where the magic comes from.

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On 5/5/2016 at 8:38 PM, Pseudonym said:

This is actually a condition referred to as "moviegoer's knee". 100% serious.

 

I had this. The cure is easy, and I was amazed at how fast it fixed what had been a niggling injury for ages.

 

- Lots of quad stretching

- Foam rolling, especially down the outside of the quad into the knee, and the teardrop.

- HSR training: http://www.sportsmed.net.nz/patient-info/knee/hsr-patella-tendon-program/

I need to this! Do you have a new link the the above mate?

 

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On 6/6/2017 at 11:04 PM, Pseudonym said:

Damn, sorry I didn't see this earlier, bro! Hope it's not too late to help...

 

Try this:

http://www.sportsmed.net.nz/knee

 

 

Cheers! I ended doing a combination of massage therapy and my gp to knock it off. About 5 weeks of inflammation but the worse has passed (touch wood).

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