A member asked:

7 yr ago lower distal pole fracture patella. 3 years ago wire removed (broke). kneeling on that knee is very uncomfortable or painful. normal?

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Not normal, but not unusual. You have probably developed some degree of post-traumatic arthritis in the under surface of your patella, otherwise known as chondromalacia. Don't hesitate to be seen if you are having a lot of trouble with it.

Answered Jul 22, 2015

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