Do I need full knee replacement surgery?
For the past 10 years I've been running 7 miles per day without any pain. But recently my right knee starts hurting after a mile. The pain runs from my knee to my hip. Hurts so much I have to drag my leg the rest of the way. It doesn't hurt as long as I don't run.
So does this sound like I need knee replacement?
- Jimmy CLv 71 month ago
It sounds as if you need to stop running and see a doctor. From those symptoms you do not need a new knee. That sounds like muscle or ligament pain which is not serious.
- TavyLv 71 month ago
When my knees were replaced the pain was constant and they kept giving out.
You need an X-ray.
- Andy CLv 71 month ago
Not likely. It sounds like sciatica. Sorry.
- LizLv 61 month ago
I would assume there is an injury that needs to be treated. Go see your doctor and get it looked at.
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- ShayLv 71 month ago
But you should get it checked out just so you know what is causing it and what to do to help it heal.
- 1 month ago
That would be impossible to know, without any diagnostic testing (CT, MRI).
- x-Wulfgar-xLv 61 month ago
Why not go to and ask an orthopedist?