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knee injury

My office chair rolled out from under me as I sat this morning and I ended up on the floor.  I only fell on my rear but my left knee was flexed to it's max.  You need to know I have arthritis in both knees and no cartilage left under knee caps.  My knee instantly was hurting but mostly when trying to walk normal.  I can walk stiff legged and it doesn't hurt too bad but flex the knee and it has sharp pain like i have walking up and down stairs because of the knee caps.  I sit in a normal position but lifting foot causing lots of pain around knee cap.  I'm guessing I probably pulled something.  Have put ice on it and taken ibu.  I don't know that there is much a dr. would do but just wonder what I could have pulled.
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right leg was hurt somehow. pain is on right quadracep? and the knee is stiff. hydrocordone dulls the pain
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Hi there!

Well, without an evaluation it would be difficult to say. I would suggest getting this examined by an orthopedician or a primary care physician for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management. Meanwhile you may continue resting the knee, avoid weight and movement is possible. Ice-packs and NSAIDS may be helpful for pain relief as well.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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