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A 26-year-old female asked:

popping knees w/some pain & grinding @ the topswhen i walk. good xrays & minimal pain, but popping constant. would knee braces help? i do pt. i'm 25.

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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: Most likely the popping is due to a condition call patella chondromalacia.Braces will help is the patellas are tracking laterally.Only specials x-ray will demostrate if you have that codition.Pt will help also.

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