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My knee hurts from walking a long distance. Did I mess it up permantnely?

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Dr. Robert Meislin
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Knee pain

Usually walking especially on flat ground is excellent exercise for one's knees.
Proper shoe wear is paramount so the thought that you are causing permanent damage is less of an issue if at all.

In brief: Knee pain

Usually walking especially on flat ground is excellent exercise for one's knees.
Proper shoe wear is paramount so the thought that you are causing permanent damage is less of an issue if at all.
Dr. Robert Meislin
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