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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kneecap slippped: Please see my previous answers on patellofemoral pain/ subluxation. Your symptoms suggest your kneecap cartilage is causing you pain... When you squat ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McDonald
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: The lateral (or fibular) collateral ligament does not typically cause pain. An injury to the fcl can cause instability in the knee. Unlike the mcl, ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Knee Nightmare: Pain about the knee can be due to many reasons. Medial pain can occur due to ligament, meniscal or bursal injury. Similarly, lateral pain can occur ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
See rheumatology: There are many reasons for the knee pain you described. At your age, an injury in the past is one of the most common. The lab tests are not a reliab ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bend backwards: Acl, PCL or posterior capsular injury. Mcl injury. Tose are the most likely. Meniscal and muscle injury can give a sense of buckling.
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A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: as above
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Not much: The problem with these joint pains is wear and tear in the ligaments and joint surfaces and these pills are not correcting the problem it will get wo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Most of the Intraflex products are just high priced vitamins and minerals with little value. The joint care product has glucosamine which may provide ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Consider MRI: An xray shows the bones but not the "soft tissue" structures of the knee. You may need an MRI. I assume you saw your PCP (based on having had an xra ... Read More

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