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My knee feels like there is no cushion. Especially when i squat or jump. Why? 18 yr old female.

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In brief: Knee cartilege

If you had no knee cartilege (what you call "cushion" you couldn't jump, let alone squat.

In brief: Knee cartilege

If you had no knee cartilege (what you call "cushion" you couldn't jump, let alone squat.
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
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Dr. Amy Levine
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In brief: Depends

There is no way of telling over internet.
However if pain is near knee cap (front of knee) this is common in females. Squats and jumps put a high load on your patellar tendon. As you strengthen your quads with those exercises, however, your knee pain may get better.

In brief: Depends

There is no way of telling over internet.
However if pain is near knee cap (front of knee) this is common in females. Squats and jumps put a high load on your patellar tendon. As you strengthen your quads with those exercises, however, your knee pain may get better.
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