Knee pain after hyper-extension injury

Patient

Q: About 3 months ago, after a sports injury in which my knee hyper-extended, I was diagnosed with a sprained knee capsule in my left knee. X-ray and MRI were both negative. I have been doing rehabilitation to strengthen my quad. I am currently still experiencing strong pains in my knee, particularly pain and instability of my knee cap. Is this pain normal so long after the injury, or should I address this pain with my orthopedic doctor?

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