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Phillipsburg, NJ
A 58-year-old female asked:

After a total knee replacement is it normal to hear a sound like cracking knuckles when walking or moving the knee sideways?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Craig Beyer
35 years experience
Yes: the soft tissues that glide over the implant with movement may make sounds. if there is pain or swelling then evaluation would be reasonable
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