A 24-year-old female asked:
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my knee is locking up on me when i walk..it feels like there is something blocking my range of motion.. had 3 meniscus surgeries prior ?

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Dr. Richard Benjamin
44 years experience Podiatry
Knee locking: It could be several things such as more torn meniscus, a plica, or arthritic changes within the knee. Additional xrays, cat scan or MRI might be beneficial towards the diagnosis. Consult your orthopedist
Answered on Nov 21, 2018

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