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A 40-year-old member asked:

during arthroscopic knee surgery doctor found nothing so what could be causing constant knee pain?

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Dr. Brian Sabb
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Many possibilities: Arthroscopy is a great evaluator of the internal structures of the knee. However, there are many other sources of knee pain. Other considerations include neurologic etiologies which may relate to local (peripheral) nerves or nerves in the back (which may be injured by herniations or other back disease). Soft tissue and muscle abnormalities as we knee malalignment need to be considered.

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Last updated Dec 5, 2014

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