Inner right knee pain, while walking, and to the touch.

Patient : Why is the inner right knee pain not subsiding? It has been 3 weeks since I went hiking, although, I do not remember any injury the day of the hike. The first week there was considerable swelling, which has since gone down, yet, the walking pain, and pain to the touch is probably worse than originally. The location is my inner r. knee, about even with the base of the knee cap.
Symptoms:  Walking pain, pain to the touch, an "ache" that refers to the tibia, or possibly fibula, not sure on the anatomy.
Images: 
Inner right knee pain, whil...-1 Inner right knee pain, whil...-2
Doctor :   Thank you for your question . I note the location of your pain on the picture and the fact there is no pain at rest. I also note the pain occurred after a hiking trip. This is classical for small ligament strain or early platella femoral syndrome. Both these conditions present with similar symptoms and can not be differentiated without an exam by a trained physiotherapist or chiropractor. Response to treatment is rapid and when it does not occur, Xrays should be done to rule out a stress fracture.

Related Q&A

Q: My name is Carlton Jackson. My date of birth is April 3, 1955. In the spring of 1973 I hyperextended my left knee w...

Q: I ama 68 year old female who has been very active. Have not been exercising during last month due to cataract surger...

Q: My daughter was playing volleyball and dove/slide in for the ball. She said it hurt her right knee. But she was outsi...

Q: My knee is severely swollen (size of a grapefruit). I had an xray which was normal. It hurts a ton on the inside of m...

Q: When i went up the stairs i got knee pain as if its twisting on the inside. INtense pain for at least 5 minutes cant ...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews