A 46-year-old member asked:
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can standing too long at work cause me to get chondromalacia patella?

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Dr. Allan Tissenbaum
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: standing is not an activity that puts excessive stress on the knee cartilage so it is unlikely a cause of true chondromalacia
Answered on Aug 16, 2017

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