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Finnegan Bell
04-14-2007, 10:01 AM
I feel a little cracking when I walk,run,deadlift at the back of my left knee

i am 95% sure it is from this exercise
Lever Lying Leg Curl
http://www.exrx.net/AnimatedEx/Hamstrings/LVLyingLegCurl.gif

I like it very much,I lift really heavy and it makes my hamstrings swole,so an advice to lower the weights wont count as an advice! coz i wont make gains anymore!

so can I get injured from lifting heavy in this exercise?Why does my knees hurt?

boxertim
04-16-2007, 04:46 AM
i have the same thing...my pain is behind my left knee (not behind the kneecap but behind the knee).

squats-deads-running-etc all seem to make it worse.

i have a buddy who is a chiro and he seems to be able to fix it up for a week at a time...then it is bad again.

search 'baker's cyst' and see if this sounds like your issue.

v4lu3s
04-16-2007, 05:00 AM
why not switch to another ham exercise that is less stressful to the knees?

El Torofuerte
04-16-2007, 09:09 PM
From my experience sound slike a the menicus ligament is strained. Mine was torn but i felt the same pain you are talking about. Get it checked out b4 you really tear it.

someguy20
04-17-2007, 02:58 PM
Also could be muscles pulling to tight.

Finnegan Bell
04-30-2007, 05:01 AM
http://www.health-store.com/images/products/n_folica_1895_3677174_47698.jpg

which u stand on it and twist ur waist,makes the back of my left knee pops like crazy.