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Dislocation of knee, throbbing pain, injury due to dancing, fall. Ligament tear?

not sure what i did. But when im walking along the driveway it feels like my knee is disconnecting from my lower leg. It has been hurting today, throbbing pain. I did do some dancing about a month ago, and it hurt after that. Also I did fall in my driveway when walking a couple weeks ago. But did not hear any popping noise when I fell. Do you think I tore any ligaments?
Asked On : Mon, 17 Sep 2012
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Hi welcome to HCM,
There are multiple ligaments and menisci in knee joint. Damage to these structures are based on multiple factors like direction of movement, force, rotation etc.
Is diifficult to say which one is damaged as we need detailed histiry and physical examination , but it is sure that something is torn.
Go for MRI as it is best, definative and final investigation for any knee pathology.
Thanking you.
Answered: Thu, 20 Sep 2012
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