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Offline Cercy

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Knee randomly giving out
« on: October 11, 2009, 10:33:38 AM »
Hi, I was so tempted to google this but I think posting here is safer. My knee randomly just gives out sometimes. Like, I'll be cleaning in the kitchen and go to take a step and it just... sort of doesn't catch, if that makes sense, and I end up with a bent knee. I don't fall over, my leg holds my weight, my knee just doesn't lock. It doesn't happen to the right one, that I can think of. Is this a sign of anything worrisome?  :(
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Re: Knee randomly giving out
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2009, 12:28:09 PM »
that happens to me, and probably most folks.

It will happen with me a bunch of times.  For instance I'll notice it happen a bunch in a month's time, then not at all for 6months....

Don't think it means much at all in the grand scheme of things....
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Re: Knee randomly giving out
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2009, 12:32:50 PM »
My mum gets that happen alot
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Re: Knee randomly giving out
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2009, 03:06:32 PM »

I have had this happen as well on occasion. I also had a time where my ankle would totally give out on me and I'd end up spraining it... you can imagine how fun that was. There was a period of a few months where I could barely walk. Turns out that I had some misalignments in my knees, which is all tickety-boo now with orthotics.

If this is happening to you a lot, it might be worth getting checked out as it could be a very simple fix.
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