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What could be causing sudden intense knee stiffness and what can I do to treat it?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Knee stiffness

Likely cause is effusion, hemarthrosis, or loose body/impinging torn tissues such as meniscus.
Check with orthopedic surgeon for imaging and good exam. May need knee arthroscopy.

In brief: Knee stiffness

Likely cause is effusion, hemarthrosis, or loose body/impinging torn tissues such as meniscus.
Check with orthopedic surgeon for imaging and good exam. May need knee arthroscopy.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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