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Reading, MA
A 22-year-old female 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
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
No : No xrays show bone, but not muscles or other soft tissues. MRI shows soft tissues.
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