A member asked:

Can xray tec tell if knee pain is from muscles near it or if there is a sprain?fell on stairs, pain is on l side of kneecap- muscle inside of leg.

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

No : No xrays show bone, but not muscles or other soft tissues. MRI shows soft tissues.

Answered 11/28/2017

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