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knee "dislocation"
An_252492 posted:
I am an active and fit 49 year old female, and last night as I was getting into bed in the same way as always, my knee suddenly felt as if something "caught". It was bent at about 90 degrees and the pain was excruciating, and it radiated down my shin all the way to my ankle. After 30 seconds or so of this (in which I could barely talk the pain was so intense), I asked my husband to grab my ankle and slowly straighten my leg. About 10 degrees in, there was a tremendous pop which we both heard and felt, and my pain was mostly gone. To me, it felt like one of my lower leg bones was out of place and then slid back in. Today, I see no swelling and there is no pain to speak of, but I am scared to death of this happening again. Any thoughts on what this could have been and what, if anything, I should do for it?

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