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A 51-year-old female asked:

when i kneel down my left knee feels like glass is in it and pain shoots down the side of my leg?

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Dr. Kevin Freedman
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Pre-patellar bursiti: This sounds like pre-patellar bursitis. That's an inflammation of the tissue in front of the knee. It commonly hurts with kneeling. Would recommend ibuprofen, icing, and rest. Typically resolves with time.

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Last updated Jan 26, 2021

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