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Outside left knee pain, pain is near kneecap, unable to bear weight or bend, acl reconstruction in 02?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Outer knee pain

Any injury? May be meniscus degeneration, tendinitis , stress fracture ( if active), or tibial plateau fracture.
Try NSAIDs,ice 15 minutes on 45 minutes off 3-4 x/day, elevate, kinesiotape over sore spot ,crutches for a few days and of course follow up with ortho as need xray to check for subtle fracture and may need 3 phase bone scan if still concerned about stress fracture with negative xray

In brief: Outer knee pain

Any injury? May be meniscus degeneration, tendinitis , stress fracture ( if active), or tibial plateau fracture.
Try NSAIDs,ice 15 minutes on 45 minutes off 3-4 x/day, elevate, kinesiotape over sore spot ,crutches for a few days and of course follow up with ortho as need xray to check for subtle fracture and may need 3 phase bone scan if still concerned about stress fracture with negative xray
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