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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Knee Pain when Kneeling
Recently, about a month ago I noticed severe pain when kneeling on my left knee. I don`t remember any trauma to the knee. The pain is so intense when kneeling that I sometimes am unable to support myself. Do you have any ideas?
You need to see your doctor and get examined. There may be a problem with the patella (knee cap) or the quadriceps ligament. In addition, there may be other causes of pain.
Salim M Hayek, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University