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Cant straighten my knee!
« on: October 07, 2011, 01:11:39 PM »
so i was playing volleyball and i went to try this new jump serve and i twisted my knee when i jumped and then landed on just that leg. i feel sharp pains, my leg wont go straight and it keeps giving out. i dont know what is wrong with me! could it be my acl?

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Re: Cant straighten my knee!
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2011, 01:38:50 PM »
 Is it very swollen? Locking and buckling are fairly typical of a meniscus tear (I had both plus pain and swelling).

Best to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis and possibly scans :)  Diagnosis is always best done by someone who can see and feel your knee ;)
Came off bike onto concrete 9/9/09 (lat meniscus, lat condyle defect)
LK scopes 8/2/10 & 16/12/10
RK scope 5/2/15 (menisectomy, Hoffa’s fat pad trim)
LK scope 10.1.19 medial meniscectomy, trochlea MFX
LK scope 19.4.21 MFX to both condyles & trochlea, patella cartilage shaved, viscoseal, depo-medrone