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Cannot straighten my knee

Patient: I play basketball and I cannot straighten my knee

 

 

Symptoms: Pain when trying to straighten or bend quickly no swelling

 

 

Doctor: There is a possibility that while playing basketball you may have twisted your knee or have sprained yourself.It is re quired that you should be examined by your physician to check for all movements and thereby arrive at a diagnosis. You may be required to get an xray or an MRI done for probable soft tissue meniscal injury.Please visit your physician,wishing you good health, regards

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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