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The back of my knees don't hurt but they feel really weak and sometimes they pop when I'm walking, the pain came gradually aftrr walking with weights?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Knee weak popping

May be injury to meniscus cushion between the femur and tibia.
or knee cap could be mal-aligned or may be strain of the ligaments. Do not wear weights , they should only be used short term for toning and have to start slowly w/1 lbs and work up. Since you are 17 and l growing do it under guidance of PT. Rest leg ,elevate, ice 10 min 3 x/day try motrin 200 mg 1-2 x a day f/u w/doc/ortho

In brief: Knee weak popping

May be injury to meniscus cushion between the femur and tibia.
or knee cap could be mal-aligned or may be strain of the ligaments. Do not wear weights , they should only be used short term for toning and have to start slowly w/1 lbs and work up. Since you are 17 and l growing do it under guidance of PT. Rest leg ,elevate, ice 10 min 3 x/day try motrin 200 mg 1-2 x a day f/u w/doc/ortho
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