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Constant grinding & cracking in knee going upstairs. When walk more than a block i get pain on outside of knee and pain downstairs. It band issue?

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Dr. Thomas Rohde
General Practice

In brief: Possibly

Could be it band but sounds more like patellofemoral syndrome with the grinding and worsening up and down stairs.
Time to see a doc and have them evaluate it so you can get best treatment suggestions.

In brief: Possibly

Could be it band but sounds more like patellofemoral syndrome with the grinding and worsening up and down stairs.
Time to see a doc and have them evaluate it so you can get best treatment suggestions.
Dr. Thomas Rohde
Dr. Thomas Rohde
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Knee pain

Sounds like the first problem is pfs, patellofemoral syndrome.
Sounds like the second problem may be it, meniscal, lcl, or referred from spine.

In brief: Knee pain

Sounds like the first problem is pfs, patellofemoral syndrome.
Sounds like the second problem may be it, meniscal, lcl, or referred from spine.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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