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Mauldin, SC
A 50-year-old female asked:

why do i have pain in the inside of my knees when laying down but if i put a pillow between my knees it alleviates the pain?

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Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 29 years experience
Two: Things come to mind, new bone has formed around joint due to cartilage loss, and collateral ligament inflammation due to alignment and gait issues.

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