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Can anything be done about knee arthritis for a very athletic teenager?
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
A well designed quad strengthening program can do wonders for knee pain.
See a doctor trained in sports medicine or a good physical trainer for a treatment plan and to make sure nothing else is to blame.

In brief: Yes
A well designed quad strengthening program can do wonders for knee pain.
See a doctor trained in sports medicine or a good physical trainer for a treatment plan and to make sure nothing else is to blame.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: See a specialist
The teen should really see a sports medicine specialist.
This could be an orthopedist, internist, physiatrist or rheumatologist. Not all knee pain is "arthritis". There can be problems with the ligaments, muscles and tendons. A specialist can figure this out.

In brief: See a specialist
The teen should really see a sports medicine specialist.
This could be an orthopedist, internist, physiatrist or rheumatologist. Not all knee pain is "arthritis". There can be problems with the ligaments, muscles and tendons. A specialist can figure this out.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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