Lower-back linked "tearing" knee pain?
personal data: 24y old male 5'9" 135lbs
Problem: I feel slight pain in my lumbar region (pain is a 2 on a scale of 1-10), but for the last week when i stand up from a sitting position, in the back of my right knee i feel some pain and tension when i extend the knee. The left knee has a different pain, it is in the front and medially from the patella and the pain is a "tearing" pain with skin numbness. The left knee tearing pain has been increasing in intensity since it started.
i've noticed while looking in the mirror (facing it) that when i stand it looks like my back is deviated to the left (meaning that my left shoulder stands lower than the right, and there is a greater curvature seen on the left side of the abdoman than on the right side). In my opinion this could be caused by the fact that i spend a lot of time sitting at a desk and when i write with my right hand i tend to lean to the left side.
History: no major accidents or trauma at all. Do not participate in any violent sport and participate in min-moderate exercise.
???: Does this make sense? What can i do? Is it possible to reverse this crooked situation? In what position should i sleep? Any specific Exercises to do at home, any specific way of stretching? (i don't wanna make this worse and would like the pain to stop)
Thank you for your time
Posted By Andrew on July 08, 2008 at 15:51:36:
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