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Hi i was on my way to work walking down the stairs and my knee popped and i could hardly stand on it and walk back up the stairs when i put pressure or try to walk on it i can't what can I do I have an ice pack on it

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Dr. James McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: There

There are several possibilities in this situation.
The clinical presentation is suggestive of a meniscal tear. Other options include a pathologic plica, an osteochondral defect, or a loose body to the knee which was caught during motion. I would have this evaluated further.

In brief: There

There are several possibilities in this situation.
The clinical presentation is suggestive of a meniscal tear. Other options include a pathologic plica, an osteochondral defect, or a loose body to the knee which was caught during motion. I would have this evaluated further.
Dr. James McClurg
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