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Am college punter, lateral knee popped while coming down on plant foot with pain but not extreme. extreme discomfort shuffling to sides or bending ?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Bradford Romans answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Knee sprain?: Sounds like an acute sprain/strain.Treat with the usual ...Rest, ice, compression, elevation...Get exam , if persists.

Answered 8/23/2013


Dr. James Cunnar answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Patellar subluxation: You likely mildly dislocated your knee cap. Physical therapy and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories will likely help the current symptoms, and prevent future injury.

Answered 8/26/2013



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