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Knee joints always feel like they lock up and click. ?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
See below: Locking and clicking are very suggested of a torn meniscus which is a wedge of cartilage on both the inner and outer part of the knees. In certain types of tears, the torn piece can get dislodged partially when the person bends their knee and then prevents them from straightening it fully. It can also cause painful clicking. See an orthopedist.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Have it evaluated.: Locking and clicking are signs of soft tissue or meniscus damage. This needs to be evaluated and treated by a specialist to possibly prevent future complications.

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