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Boulder, CO
A 47-year-old male asked:

Knee pain squatting. slightly squishy + swollen. hurts swiveling not walking. feels stiff walking. no pain resting. thoughts?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Meniscus tear?: Your symptoms of pain w/ squatting , twisting and turning associated w/ swelling may indicate a meniscus( cartilage) tear.The meniscus can tear as we get older w/minimal trauma as the water content diminishes and it becomes more 'brittle' and less 'elastic '. See your board certified orthopedic surgeon for examination. Best of luck!
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