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Cartilage-can it be healed on its own if it is sligtly dammaged...Mr showed i had bubles behind my knee cap.My knee makes crunching sound sometimes?

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Dr. Daniel Hampton
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Cartilage

Cartilage damage generally doesn't heal on its own.
However, with some treatment like therapy and medicine it can become less painful and help prevent further damage. Sometimes, if bad enough, surgery is needed.

In brief: Cartilage

Cartilage damage generally doesn't heal on its own.
However, with some treatment like therapy and medicine it can become less painful and help prevent further damage. Sometimes, if bad enough, surgery is needed.
Dr. Daniel Hampton
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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Please see link...

Check out this link http://www.
Wheelessonline.Com/ortho/chondromalacia_of_the_patella.

In brief: Please see link...

Check out this link http://www.
Wheelessonline.Com/ortho/chondromalacia_of_the_patella.
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