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A 43-year-old female asked:

What are the treatment options for painful popping of the left knee joint mainly the acl?

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Dr. Thomas Kennedy
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Evaluation: There are many possible causes of painful popping of the knee (chondromalacia patella, meniscal tears, intra-articular loose bodies and instability of the joint secondary to ligamentous injury) and the appropriate treatment will be determined by the diagnosis. A visit to an orthopaedic surgeon should give you an answer.

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Last updated Feb 1, 2015

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