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Knee locking when in a bent position and then painful to straighten out. Thoughts?

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Dr. John Cheng
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In brief: Knee locking

Whenever we hear patients have knee locking and difficulty completely bending or straightening, we think of either arthritis or perhaps a meniscus injury depending on the history and examination.
If you are young and healthy this may be a tracking issue with your kneecap.This one you should see your pcp, sports med or orthopedic physician.

In brief: Knee locking

Whenever we hear patients have knee locking and difficulty completely bending or straightening, we think of either arthritis or perhaps a meniscus injury depending on the history and examination.
If you are young and healthy this may be a tracking issue with your kneecap.This one you should see your pcp, sports med or orthopedic physician.
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