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How can an x-ray help determine what's wrong with my knee?

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This quick, painless test produces a 2-dimensional picture of your bones that helps find breaks and joint disease like osteoarthritis.

From: Why Does My Knee Still Hurt? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 15, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 09/15/2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Common Knee Injuries.”

CDC: “QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Reporting Joint Pain or Stiffness.”

Calmbach, W., , September 2003. American Family Physician

Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library: “Knee Pain and Problems.”

American Council on Exercise, ProSource: “Muscular Imbalances Increase Your Clients’ Risk for Injury.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 15, 2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Common Knee Injuries.”

CDC: “QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Reporting Joint Pain or Stiffness.”

Calmbach, W., , September 2003. American Family Physician

Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library: “Knee Pain and Problems.”

American Council on Exercise, ProSource: “Muscular Imbalances Increase Your Clients’ Risk for Injury.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 15, 2017

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