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A 21-year-old female asked:

Blunt trauma to medial side of knee 5 wks ago. patella tender and painful popping when/after walking. no fracture at 2 wks. why am i still in pain?

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Dr. Stanley Tao
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Maltracking: Something that causes knee pain can affect kneecap tracking or movement in relation to the groove for it on the femur. This can cause painful popping. Seeing a physical therapist should resolve this.

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Last updated Oct 5, 2020

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