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Throbbing knee pain that hurts to sit/lay down?Help

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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: It depends

Knee pain can be caused by patella chondromalacia or internal derangement.
It can also be referred from an occult hip or lumbar spine problem. Try vmo exercises & nsaids. Persistent pain calls for an x-ray and evaluation by a healthcare professional.

In brief: It depends

Knee pain can be caused by patella chondromalacia or internal derangement.
It can also be referred from an occult hip or lumbar spine problem. Try vmo exercises & nsaids. Persistent pain calls for an x-ray and evaluation by a healthcare professional.
Dr. John Ayres
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Knee pain

Consider inflammation, injury to cartilage, meniscus, patella, overuse, etc.
Also consider referred from spine (disc herniation, etc.).

In brief: Knee pain

Consider inflammation, injury to cartilage, meniscus, patella, overuse, etc.
Also consider referred from spine (disc herniation, etc.).
Dr. John Michalski
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