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A 64-year-old female asked:

knees hurt when climbing , bending, sitting with knees bent. also hamstrings?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Have it evaluated: Knee pain can occur as the result of several issue. Have it evaluated by you family doc or a rheumatologist or orthopedist.
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to strengthen your quads to improve tracking, and avoiding deep knee bending activities. Also oral or topical nsaids can be of benefit, as well as a brace. Injection of cortisone or hyaluronic acid also very popular. If all else fails, then scope.

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