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    What could be wrong with my knee?

    Was standing, turned to walk away, incredible pain in right knee. Could not bear weight.
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    Tim Cottman - Fields

    Exercise Physiologist, Physiotherapist

    Tim is considered a movement specialist - using exercise, education and hands on therapy as his main treatments, helping everyone achieve optimal function. His interests … View Profile

    Hi without proper assessment and examination you can only make assumptions. Without knowing your history it is silly to try and diagnose, however I can give some advice. 

    Given that you couldnt bear weight means it definitely needs to be addressed ASAP. Sudden pain while twisting could mean that its a meniscal type or joint/ bony injury etc. 

    I would follow the RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation) protocol until you seek further management. 

    I would book in to see a physio/ osteo or similar as they can help you get you back to previous level of function and control pain. 

    Cheers 

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