A 20-year-old female asked:
i have a torn mpfl and i'm missing some cartilage in my knee. is it normal for it to hurt when i walk or stand?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Sure: Any type of ligament disruption can cause discomfort with walking or standing. If the pain persists, you may want to consider having the ligament repaired. Ice and avoiding the aggravating motions is also recommended. Good luck.
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Yes: Both are slow to heal and a source of reduced
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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