A 22-year-old male asked:
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few weeks ago did weighted squat first time, raised it to nearly my own weight. left knee hurts moderatly since then. i try to rest it doesn't help.

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Prepare: Prepare for new activities with stretching and warmup and build over time. Knee instability may be a factor, but the body must be first readied for new activities.
Answered on Sep 19, 2013
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