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I have had 4 knee surgeries on my left knee but any slight twisting motion makes my pop. It pops at the back of my knee and to the left. Help!?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Arthritis/cartilage

Almost anyone that has had 4 surgeries is susceptible to knee arthritis.
Popping in the knees can be benign and of no concern, or, if associated with pain, is often a sign of mensical tears, bone spurs and loose bodies. An x-ray or an MRI are often helpful in demonstrating the problem, but you'll need to visit with an orthopaedic specialist to customize a treatment program for you.

In brief: Arthritis/cartilage

Almost anyone that has had 4 surgeries is susceptible to knee arthritis.
Popping in the knees can be benign and of no concern, or, if associated with pain, is often a sign of mensical tears, bone spurs and loose bodies. An x-ray or an MRI are often helpful in demonstrating the problem, but you'll need to visit with an orthopaedic specialist to customize a treatment program for you.
Dr. Frank Holmes
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. Robert Wallach
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: See Orthopedist

The popping and pain could be due to a meniscus (cartilage in the knee) tear. See an orthopedic surgeon for examination and possible MRI as a next step.

In brief: See Orthopedist

The popping and pain could be due to a meniscus (cartilage in the knee) tear. See an orthopedic surgeon for examination and possible MRI as a next step.
Dr. Robert Wallach
Dr. Robert Wallach
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