I Have a Serious Knee Injury

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    Patella Problems

    All my life I was just a normal kid. Loved to play outside, had plenty of friends, and had a  loving family. What I didn't know was that my muscles weren't strong enough or large enough to do their job. Now of course, I have always been active, played soccer, basketball...
    annabanana96 annabanana96
    13-15, F
    Dec 5, 2009

    Another Knee Injury

    Ok.. Well first of all i will tell you a little about my past. I was a very competative Judo player and about 10 years ago i had to have 2 operations on my left knee i had completly damaged my cartilidge and ACL and had to have them both reconstructed. Touch wood todate i haven't...
    carriethompson carriethompson
    Mar 21, 2012

    All In The Same Knee!

    I have been a soccer player since I was able to ate age 3 and I am now age 15. I play on a challange league, a school league and a classic league. I also cheerlead too. I have It band tendonitus, quadricepts tendonitus, oshgood shlatter desease which is where my growth plate is...
    JakesPrincess17 JakesPrincess17
    18-21, F
    Oct 20, 2012

    Anyone ever had a knee replacement before?

    If so how long is the recovery? Any specific things that I should know? (Note that I am not getting one as of now, I just want to find out in case I need one) Attached is a picture of my knee swelling. It's been like that for 3 months now. Ever since I was recovering from my...
    DrPepperLuvr82 DrPepperLuvr82
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 18, 2016

    My Broken Summer

    On Friday July 13th 2012 I was playing softball. I was stealing 2nd base. As I was running I felt my knee pop, I fell to the ground. At first everyone thought i was sliding, but when i didn't get up my coach asked me what was wrong and all i said was"my leg is broken". i had...
    xkaitlynsykesx xkaitlynsykesx
    13-15, F
    Nov 27, 2012

    Torn ACL-_- Pretty sure it's my ACL

    which requires a surgical fix
    Spfxartist13 Spfxartist13
    18-21, F
    Jul 18, 2015

    Busted Knee Cap

    OOOOOOOOOOKKKKKKAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYY lol so Christmas Eve 2007 i was in my room that i shared with my sister and i was on my computer doing something (i think it was a typing program) and i got up and went to the bathroom. when i came back my sister was on the computer lookng...
    junebug787 junebug787
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2012

    What If You Can't Do What You Love?

    A little over a year ago, I had ACL sugery. It sucked because I had planned on playing college soccer but now-because of my injury and rehab- I would miss my first year.  It was supposed to be a regular procedure. Rehab would suck but I would get through it...
    angpetu20 angpetu20
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2009

    I wouldn't call it serious,

    but it's the only experience I could find to get help. So two years ago, I hurt my left foot falling in a gopher hole during soccer. I had to use crutches. Last year, I hurt my knee running on the track. I had to use crutches again. This year I hurt my knee during cardio and...
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    1 Response Mar 23, 2014

    I Found My Cure! Hope It Works For You!

    Hey everyone! I'm new and I would like to start off my first posts by helping everyone! I've suffered a ton of knee Injuries in my time. I'm practically going bone on bone here!! So. With expirence. I've found, if you've got the cabbage, go to physio. If not. Ice and tensor...
    boris34 boris34
    Nov 6, 2012

    I Had One In This Year.

    I had a race, actually it was first in this season and, well I finished in the hospital, my knees size was same as my limb, which isn't small... had a bunch of muscles.. thanks for road cycling and racing.. I wanted to avoid a crash, but the law of physics won, my knee and I...
    VivienXX VivienXX
    26-30, T
    Dec 10, 2011
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