Why does my leg lock when I sit?

Why does my leg lock when I sit?

When a loose body becomes wedged in the knee joint, it causes it to lock. A loose body may result from a knee fracture, or from an underlying condition, such as arthritis of the knee. Foreign objects left in the body during past surgery can also act as loose bodies and cause joint locking.

Why wont my legs fully straighten?

Tendon Injuries: Some people can not straighten their knees due to weakness or tendon injury. Injuries to the quadriceps or patella tendons will affect your ability to straighten the knee. If one of those two strong tendons are torn, then you will not be able to straighten your knee.

Why does it hurt to straighten my leg after sitting?

The back of the knee may hurt when a person straightens their leg because of a variety of issues, including blood clots, muscle or tendon injuries, arthritis, or cysts. Physical therapy, rest, and pain medications are common treatments for many of these causes, but sometimes a person will need surgery treat the issue.

Why do I have a hard time walking after sitting?

Difficulty rising from the sitting position is a common manifestation. There are some other conditions to consider. For example, true muscle weakness can be due to inflammation of the muscles, a condition called polymyositis (PM).

Why does my thigh hurt when I straighten my leg?

Quadriceps or Hamstring Tendonitis Overuse and repeated stress to your thigh muscles may cause inflammation in your tendons. This condition is known as tendonitis. Symptoms of quad or hamstring tendonitis include: Pain in the front or back of your thigh, usually near your knee or hip.

Why do I not lift my right leg?

Beside not being able to lift my leg, there is quite a bit of pain above, below and to the left of the knee cap (right leg). The knee is still very swollen.

Why does my leg hurt after sitting for a long time?

Leg pain can have many causes, but your description of aching after prolonged standing or sitting suggests a possible buildup of fluid in the leg veins (chronic venous disease, venous insufficiency).

How to find out if you are unable to move your leg?

WebMD Symptom Checker helps you find the most common symptom combinations and medical conditions related to unable to move leg. Click on the combination that matches your symptoms to find the conditions that may cause these problems. Or click on “See All Conditions” to see every condition related to unable to move leg.

Why are my quads not firing when I Lift my leg?

Quad Muscles wont engage without resistance – why? there seems to be alot of information missing about what sort of accident you had and how your state of “back health” and pain back and leg mobility was beforehand. If your quads aren’t firing the knee will give way unless braced or hyperextended.

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