Complete history PE
The proper way to evaluate knee pain
starts with a good history.
Your doctor should listnen to your story and how you got hurt and what hurts and what makes it better or worse.
Then your doctor needs to evaluate the knee it self by looking at it, palpating it, doing some special tests .
He/she may order xrays or mri's or ct scans or bone scans depending on what the are thinking is going on.