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confusing knee pain

I have been having knee pain for about 1 and a half months now and the doctor's said it's nothing with my bones. I still haven't had an MRI yet and my football coach thinks it's one of three things: Osgood-Schlatter's disease my growth plate is fractured. I forget the third one though. Right under my knee cap hurts when I do too much exercise. It almost feels like there is also a pressure in my knee. Can anybody tell me what they think is going on and if my coach is right?
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1711789 tn?1361308007
Hi there!

There are a few possibilities to the cause of the pain like patellar dislocation, chondromalacia patellae, infections/ inflammations, arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, cyst formation, iliotibial band syndrome, osgood-schlatter disease, bone growths/ tumours, nerve impingement/ pressure fractures, injuries to the internal knee ligaments/ menisci etc; just to name a few. Without a detailed history, physical examination and probably a few tests it would be difficult to point out a single cause. I would suggest consulting an orthopedician for an evaluation. After a cause is diagnosed, it can be managed accordingly.
Hope this helps.

Take care!
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Was the other one patella femoral chondrosis that is what it sound like to me. I found the best thing was to find a chiropractor who knows how to treat knees. (And I have had a lot of p.t. for my knee that helped some, but not as much as seeing a good chiropractor.

I hope this helps,
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