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A 17-year-old female asked:

After landing a long jump i felt pain inside the front of my knee. bending it hurts and sometimes when i walk it cracks. i also have some pain on the back of the knee and it feels sore when i try to move it or walk with it. what does this mean?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
You description fits a ligament strain or tear, and should be evaluated by an orthopedic physician. Advise not participating in track events or other athletic activities until condition is appropriately diagnosed.
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