So last week on 3-16 mid-day my left knee started getting a severe pain in the knee cap (coming in waves of pain) almost to the point I could barely out any weight on it in my knee cap area. Now the pain has gone to the back side of my knee and it feels even worst and tonight is been consistent, even straightening out my knee. I don't remember having any type of trauma although I did move a television (36 inch) down the stairs a few days before it started. That's really the only thing I could actually think of. I'm planning on calling my doctor first thing if it doesn't improve by the morning but just looking for opinions
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replied March 27th, 2016
The cause of your pain could be due to a ligament tear or twisting of the ligament.

A few stretching exercises should be able to help to relieve the symptoms in mild cases.

But in severe cases, where the pain is intolerable, the exact cause needs to be diagnosed and can be done only with proper physical examination. Hence it would be recommended that you consult with a orthopedic doctor and seek a proper medical opinion.

I hope this helps.

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