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Seeing Knee Surgeon Wednesday!

So about two weeks ago I uped my speed on the treadmill. I thought it was safe because I had been exercising everyday for six months. I am trying to loose weight have one hundred pounds to loose.

I uped the speed accidentallt pushing the numbers too long and it sped from 2.5 to 3.5 I was able to stop the treadmill but my knee buckeled out from under me. I didn't think much of it I just thought the pop it made was nothing.

Well I went about still exercising and then I developed a small rash, then my knee pain intensified. I thought arthritis because I felt the pain deep inside my knee.

I saw a doctor who did an xray and it came back normal so I thought I was out of the woods.

I still exercised but very slowely but for a half an hour everyday. Well I had a knee follow up appointment with my regular physician who told me to stay off my knee for two weeks.

Well the next day I was supposed to see her again for something female related that morning my knee buckled out from under me again and this time very painful.

I brought up my knee and she mentioned by examining it: fluid in the bursae or torn meniscus

She told me for two months to basically don't exercise or do anything.

Well my knee was getting worse that same day so she had me schedule an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon

I go wednesday and pick up those xrays on tuesday.

My knee has gotten alot worse! I can barely move , I can't straighten it without it popping or making weird "crunching" noises.

It keeps buckling out from under me.

I can walk a little bit but I have to stop for the intense pain shoots up.

I have heard of knee surgery and know I probably will have to have it since I can't walk or move my knee very much.

any comments on what I posted?

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Thank you for your response, but I don't think that is what it is. I researched it and I didn't do anything that involved jumping. Also the knee more like locks and gives out then anything else.

It also cracks and crunches and I read that is not a symptom of that type of knee problem.

Thanks though, I will keep you all posted when I come back from the knee surgeon.

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Hi,here, It seem you suffer patellar tendonitis  which is the condition that arises when the tendon and the tissues that surround it, become inflamed and irritated. This is usually due to overuse.
Treatment:rest,medications,strecthing,occasionally, will be  provided a support strap
Go to see doctor for treatment ASAP,in case of chronic condition.
Good luck!
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