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Buckling knee
Apr 23, 2008
... I have a very strange case of Knee Buckling. Info. 76 years old, taking 85 mg of diuretics daily to keep from retaining fluid, oxygen therapy, using a nebulizer 2 3 times daily. COPD, CHF, shortness of breath, but no pain anywhere except night time leg cramps. My knees have buckled on several occasions in the last 4 months resulting in 3 falls. The oddity is this always... (8 replies)
Buckling knee
Jul 2, 2007
... I have the same symptoms including lower back pain which usually is at its worst when i wake in the morning that could be 5 am and the only relief i get is to get out of bed the day is long enough when u cant walk i am going to try acupuncture on my back hope it might relieve pain:angel: (8 replies)
Buckling knee
Jun 30, 2007
... AND YES the saga goes on!!! 6-30 still buckling knee---phys therapy ened yesterday---finally recieved a face to face with NERO and he deducted leision on spine 3-days of IV steroid pat (8 replies)

Buckling knee
Jun 7, 2007
... Lower back pain could be due to compression on a nerve on your spine and not MS related. In terms of the knee buckling, really hard to say. It could be possible from your brain not communicating with that body part but again, unto itself wouldn't necessarily be an MS symptom. Years ago when I was getting into a cab, my knee buckled out from under me for no apparent reason... (8 replies)
Buckling knee
Jun 7, 2007
... has anyone had a buckling knee and lower back pain? ... (8 replies)
... ests and they couldn't find anything causing the pain and weakness. It got so bad that I ended up on crutches because I couldn't stand on my leg without my knee buckling and falling. I lost ability to walk on it. Eventually after about 8 weeks, the pain subsided and I was able to start to walk again. No cause was every found. ... (2 replies)
Leg Problem
Feb 10, 2014
... Star53, When I developed lesions on my t-spine, my lower body, especially my left side, was affected. I spent a few years in my power chair, but got back to walking with the help of my service dog. Later a severe attack left my left leg dragging. It was two years before I finally started to use it slightly. My MS Specialist put me onto a passive exerciser which worked... (3 replies)
... Hi, it's been awhile since I posted about maybe having ms. It was actually last march that my neuro said at the age of 57 my MRI he prescribed showed white matter that could be onset of ms but most likely is age related. I had gone to him because of pain, problem walking and knees buckling. So in later March of 2013 went to a rheumatologist who diagnosed me with fibromyalgia.... (6 replies)
... Hope everyone has had a good start to the new year! I have a few questions about symptoms. For a quick recap I had an MRI October that showed a 1.5 cm lesion in the brain. Went to MS specialist and he is trying to rule out MS and I will have another MRI January 29th of brain and spine on 3T to first make sure it is not early glioma and also to see if there are other lesions. ... (4 replies)
... dropping things, occassional buckling of lower leg at knee, extreme fatigue for months now. ... (4 replies)
Multiple symptoms
Nov 29, 2012
... Yea for the last two days my leg is buckling with each step now and some pain on outer side. Its weak and moves slow. ... (19 replies)
Jul 16, 2012
... You asked is this typical of diagnosing MS? no, it isnt. If you want more information on diagnosis of MS, please take a look at the revised McDonald criteria, which is what doctors must follow in order to dx MS. Knees buckling, isnt a symtom of MS in itself...however, muscle weakness may be. You mentioned that you have other risk factors and symptoms which point towards... (4 replies)
... I have severe cervical and lumbar spinal stenosis ,I had a cervical fusion in 2002 but the stenosis has since returned only worse, I have not seen a doctor for a year because of lack of insurance so I don't know what the damage is now, for about a year my right thigh goes numb on a daily basis and sometimes it stays that way all day, I have weakness in my legs with the left... (14 replies)
... d, but i do know that a pain management doctor can give you a couple injections and wipe them away. I have also learned that my legs, shoulders, back, even knees buckling which have caused me to fall have been corrected by chiropractors and pain management. ... (8 replies)
... top of my femur to the floor. It felt like it wasn't even attached to my body. Like it wasn't even there. I grabbed the doorway and looked down and my leg was buckling from under me. This lasted about 10 seconds and started to come back but was weak for about a hour after when walking. ... (5 replies)
... I has these exact same symptoms with my eyes and mouth when I had my first flare-up, it was optical neuritis (ON). My MRI scans at that time did not show any lesions. I also had symptoms in my left leg, weakness and knee buckling. Is the arm you have problems with on the same side as the eye with problems? Unfortunately, doctors can't always see ON during an exam, depending on... (8 replies)
... I've had MS for 12 years (this month!). Over about 4 weeks, sx started with left-sided facial numbness including my tongue then vision loss in left eye (ON), then numbness to both legs from crotch to toes with left-sided knee buckling. Intial MRI scans were clear until about a year later. Neuro referred to this as a classic onset of MS but many people have a much different... (23 replies)
Your experiences?
Aug 31, 2008
... In 1997, I developed ON in the left eye and then numbness from the pelvis down and my left knee was buckling. I was hospitalized for 5 days, during that time I was given IV steroids and while on them, symptoms abated but when I came home from the hospital, I felt like a truck had run me over and this lasted several weeks. All-in-all, it was about 4 months before I felt... (19 replies)
Buckling knee
Apr 23, 2008
... Hi, cboshers. I'm guessing that a search for buckled knee brought you here... It's really not a symptom that unto itself screams MS even though as you can read in the posts below, some of us have experienced it. I'm sorry don't have any ideas for you but I wish you luck and hope you feel better soon! (8 replies)
... When I asked my doctor what this might mean physically, he said that leg weakness was possible. Now mind you, my leg buckling might have not been MS related at all but it's possible. ... (10 replies)

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