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Knee pain twisted, cannot walk

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: September 11, 2021 3:41 PM
Anonymous 15 days

mum - 70+ took a step up- i think twisted, now knee pain cannot walk – if do not want to go hospital - what else can we do - take pain killer, massage oil, acupuncture, apply accustop-- or is it a must to go hospital - will doc on call help by doing house call - is there any injection to help?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 15 days
General Practitioner

Hello!
Thank you for your query.

For your information, a fall or joint injury among elderly should be taken seriously. Based on the mechanism of injury above, there are a few injury possibilities that can happen at the knee.These injuries can be:

  • ACL tear
  • LCL tear
  • Patella fracture
  • Meniscus injury
  • Knee sprain

As listed above, these are just a general idea of what can happen. We are unable to suggest definitive treatment or diagnosis because there was not enough information about the symptoms, physical examination and no x-ray result.

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We suggest that these kind of injury to be brought to your doctors or book an online consultation with our doctors. We hope this answer helps you.
Thank you.

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Last Updated: Sat Sep 11 2021 15:41:09 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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