Pain left side below knee.
- Home >
- L4 Lumbar Spine >
- Pain left side below knee
I have pain in the left side of my knee, also below my knee. Sometimes I have pain in my lower back especially if I do a lot of walking. I have had tingling above my knee but this has cleared with the help of physiotherapy. However it is now almost a year and I am still having pain.
The pain I experience is mostly bad in the morning and I am better in the afternoon. I wonder if there are any exercises I can do.
The real problem is that it would appear there is no clear diagnosis. Is the pain on the side of your leg radiating from your lower back, known as sciatica, or is it from your knee, or even a radiation down the iliotibial band?
Standing, slowly bend forwards, then backwards and to the side; do any of these movements reproduce the pain below your knee?
Sitting, flex your head on your chest, and then ask someone to raise first your right leg parallel to the ground, and then the left; do you have pain in the back, and is it much tighter in your leg?
Let me know, keeping to this thread.
Dr Barrie Lewis
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Chiropractic help Questions (Low back pain).
you find this page useful? Then perhaps forward it to a suffering friend.
Better still, Tweet or Face Book it.
Enjoy this page? Then forward it to a friend. Here's how...
Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?
- Click on the HTML link code below.
- Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment,
your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.