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Hello i'm a college track sprinter, my knee is giving out as i walk, and it hurts a lot. doc thinks it's meniscus but xray and mri are both normal?

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Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Knee pains.: The knee is a complex joint with many components that can cause pain. The meniscus is a common cause of pain but other cause may include chondromalacia (cartilage on the underside of the knee cap), ligament irritation or injury to the knee, as well as a iliotibial band irritation. You will need to see a physical therapist who can better isolate the pain and then help with rehabilitation.
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Last updated Jan 16, 2021


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