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A 22-year-old male asked:

I squatted really low and jumped all of a sudden i felt pain right after the jump inside of my knee , my mechanics are perfect for jumping and landing , i m a basketball player . this is a bit old but was never a problem , just a sideline thing?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Knee pain after jump: Can you walk? can be a number of things. tendonitis, meniscus tear, strain on ligaments patello-femoral sndrome, early arthritis. Try ice elevation kinesiotape , brace motrin like products if not allergic for a few day. May need MRI to assess anatomy if persists. F/u/ w/ orthopedist.
Last updated Mar 15, 2022


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