If the knee hurts when bending and straightening -take action! What to do when the knee starts to hurt when bentand extension

Чт, 16 июн 2016 BUTвтор: врач-хирург Татьяна

One of the signs of failure of our body are
unpleasant pains that trouble for a long time.

If you can not understand their cause, it is urgent
consult a doctor.

Knee pain is no exception.

To wave your hand and say that everything will pass, you should not.

After all, if, bending and unbending a leg, you feel significant
discomfort, this can be a sign of many diseases that
over time can become chronic.

The structure of the knee, working on wear

Each of us in our lives at least once complained about
severe pain in the knees. No wonder. After all, these are the joints
get during the day the greatest physical exertion. Not
forget that we are up all day, which means our knees
work without respite.

The knee joints are complex in structure, therefore
vulnerable. Their role is very important, since it is in this place
the leg is bent and unbent. Your knees became the knot where the ligaments,
tendons, muscles connect the bones of the tibia and the femur.

In order for our walk to be easy and relaxed,
knees are menisci – cartilaginous pads. These are our
shock absorbers that run smoothly when we
move around.

The patella protects the joint from impact during active
rest, unexpected fall or physical exertion.

Having considered the structure of the knee joint and its features, each
can independently conclude that it is
professional athletes and people who have great
physical activity, prone to diseases in the area
knee joints. The risk group also includes people who
are overweight.

Как болит колено при сгибании and extension

The body knowingly gives us signals in the form of various pain
signs. They can not be ignored. It is necessary on the contrary to listen to
him and understand what is happening and try to adjust it in
as soon as possible. Remember that the disease started to treat much
more difficult.

The alarming symptoms in the area of ​​the knee joint are listed below.
which need special attention:

1. Unreasonable acute pain not accompanied by trauma or
by the fall. After taking the medicine, the pain is practically not

2. Constant aching pain at the end of the working day throughout
a long time. After a rest, everything is normalized.

3. At the slightest movements, a crunch in the joint is heard.

4. Climbing or descending the stairs causes pain.

5. There was a feeling of instability, legs like
give way.

6. Redness, swelling and fever in the area

7. Pulsation in the joint, accompanied by arching

8. Deformation of the knees.

If you have at least one of the listed symptoms,
We advise you to urgently consult a doctor. Self-medication in these cases

У кого может болеть колено при сгибании and extension

No matter how we watch our health, there is such a thing as
risk group. Whatever a person does, but he may develop
pain in the knee joint. Such people should be especially careful
treat your health. They are required to pass
checkups to delay or even avoid
complications in the knee joint.

Risk groups are such categories

• those who have relatives with similar diseases
(genetic propensity);

• if there are problems with the endocrine system;

• women, especially after 45 years;

• overweight people;

• professional athletes, especially those who had injuries
and knee surgery;

• patients with underdeveloped muscles in the joint area.

При каких недугах болит колено при сгибании and extension

Если начинает болеть колено при сгибании and extension, а также в
state of rest, then it can be the following diseases:

1) drives (better known as knee arthritis);

2) deforming arthrosis;

3) bursitis;

4) reactive arthritis (gout);

5) rheumatoid arthritis;

6) congenital diseases associated with musculoskeletal

7) neoplasm in the knee joint.

We will not describe congenital diseases and neoplasms, so
how this is subject to special consideration and detailed analysis. Everything
the rest of the disease briefly describe.


The inflammatory process of the periarticular regions of the knee or of the
of the knee joint is called gonitis, or arthritis of the knees. Highly
Osteoarthrosis is often the cause of this disease. More often
occurs in women after 30 years.


• pain when walking upstairs;

• dropsy (swelling in soft tissues);

• redness and temperature increase in the knee area

• general malaise;

• loss of appetite.

If not treated, the disease can become chronic. During
this disease, the patients become meteosensitive:
a change in the weather, knee pain is greatly exacerbated.

Deforming arthrosis

Knee joint disease resulting in
cartilage deformity as well its destruction is called deforming
arthrosis, or deforming gonarthrosis. The cause of the disease can be
heavy physical exertion, metabolic disorders, varicose
расширение вен, последствие травмы knee.


• severe aching pain (especially at night);

• gradual deformation of the knee;

• “starting” pains are possible (there is pain at the beginning of the walk, and then

• pain while walking upstairs.

If you find the first signs of illness, you should refer to
orthopedic surgeon, because ailment can lead to irreversible processes in
knee joint.


Frequent injuries and infectious diseases lead to bursitis. it
inflammatory process in the synovial sac.


• any movement is accompanied by pain;

• swollen joint, has redness;

• body temperature is elevated.

Treats bursitis need immediately. If the knee starts
to form excess fluid, then without surgery
not enough. But there is one nuance. After surgery, the usual
knee work may be disrupted. Therefore, you need to maximize
make an effort to cure the ailment medicamentally.

Reactive arthritis

Reactive arthritis — недуг, который известный еще как подагра. is he
associated with disorders in human enzyme systems. As a result,
uric acid accumulates in the blood. As a result, in the joints
Salts are formed.

The main symptom is severe knee pain, especially with
сгибании илand extension ноги. The pain can abruptly disappear. Long lasting
no signs of illness. But after eight months again
permeates incredible pain. Attacks each time will be
appear more and more often.

It is possible to heal from this disease in 5-7 days. Then you will need
just watch your diet

If the disease is not treated, it can become chronic. BUT
this is a constant pain in the knees, followed by their deformation.

Rheumatoid arthritis

Chronic inflammation of the joints is called rheumatoid
arthritis. it заболевание довольно распространенное. They most often
women are affected. Notдуг начинает развиваться у людей после 30
years old.

The disease is accompanied by the following symptoms:

• feeling of discomfort in the joints, especially in the morning;

• knee pain is felt during a squat;

• appetite reduced;

• the temperature is elevated;

• possible insomnia.

If the treatment is not started on time, the internal organs are affected.
and fabrics.

What treatment can be prescribed when the knee hurts when
сгибании and extension

At the first manifestations of pain in the knees, everyone seeks from her
get rid of. As a rule, painkillers are used for this.
drugs. But here we need to think not about how to remove the pain, but
about her reason. After all, tablets will only help you for a while, and then
the symptoms will recur. Therefore, treatment should be comprehensive and under
medical supervision. In order not to hurt the knee when bending and
extension, the doctor may prescribe the following treatment:

• drug;

• exercise therapy;

• physiotherapy;

• and even surgical.

If the disease has gone very far and the destructive has already begun
joint process, surgery will be the only
salvation from pain. Operations are of two types: joint or
retain, or spend his prosthetics (replacement of the joint on
artificial prosthesis).

Remember the joy of movement! Be attentive to your health.
and the health of their loved ones!

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