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A 20-year-old male asked:

My knee is stiff usually. i play a lot of basketball and now they hurt i can't run or jump as fast as i could. please help?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Have it evaluated: It is often a patellar tendinitis in individuals who play a lot of basketball. You should have the knees evaluated by an orthopedist. An exercise program and possibly antiinflammatory meds can help.

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