NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Pain behind knee
I have rheumatoid arthritis but I don`t think that is what this is. I started with pain behind one of my knees. I still have that pain but now my leg both joints and muscles in my lower leg and foot is swollen. I am at work and affraid to take off my shoe that I will not be able to get it back on for the swelling in my foot. The skin on my shin it very tight and shinny. What could this be?RA?
I would consult with your local health care professional for a thorough evaluation of your symptoms to determine the source of your problem so you can begin a course of treatment.
Janine Oman, MS, PT/ATC
Assistant Athletic Director
Instructor at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University