Forums Knee Knee popped during hip external rotation/flexion mobilization – really painful!

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    • #70449
      AvatarElijah Goodman
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      I was doing the hip external rotation/flexion mobilization on a small bench with my foot and knee not on the bench (like this http://i.imgur.com/wh9kciD.jpg) and when I dropped down my knee popped real loud and it felt as if my femur moved downwards a few millimeters (in the direction my finger is pointing).


      A day later it hurts on every movement, especially when extending the knee with a bit of resistance and when I push my foot inward (just like the mobilization). 

      This spot http://i.imgur.com/3QGv51j.jpg is painful to the touch and hurts most. Also the back (more on the distal side) of my knee hurts. 

      My biceps femoris, gastrocnemius and itband/tfl have tightened up a lot. 

      I have a doctors appointment on thursday and have my knee compressed and elevated, but I’d like to know what this could be. 
    • #72748
      AvatarMATT MAYRAND
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      This happened to me as well….

       

      What was the doc diagnosis?

      I have RICE and taking anti inflame, k Taped  and rested… its easing up however still very careful and conscious

    • #72771
      AvatarElijah Goodman
      Participant

      I got an mri scan done and there was nothing unusual except a pulled popliteus and a bit of swelling. I have another appointment on Wednesday and there we will discuss the mri scan and I guess I’ll get physical therapy prescribed. 

    • #72800
      AvatarMATT MAYRAND
      Participant

      Hope all went well….. are you still experiencing pain?

    • #72905
      AvatarElijah Goodman
      Participant

      hey, unfortunately i still feel pain when i have lateral pressure on my lower leg with a flexed knee. i can squat without any problems but i cant sit on my couch with my right foot under me left leg 🙁 doctor just said i should rest

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