Why my knee keep popping every movement

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Hello I'm Roya I had a slip and fall back in December 2017 broke my ankle had surgery January 4 I'm currently in the boot which is very supportive but my knee pops every movement I make I got an X-ray back in December on my entire right side I fractured some ribs but they said my knee was swollen but not fractured so my question is why my knee pops could the doctor have missed something on the X-ray or is part of my ankle injury

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    Hello, Royal

    I had the same symptoms prior to my fall. As I walked, my knees felt like my joints were twisted out of socket.I was diagnosed with Arthritis/ Spurs on my knees. One day, my doctor told me that I would need surgery. He recommended 10 years ago not to have surgery, currently I am 45 years old. I am definitely not looking forward to surgery. Feel better.

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    Hi Roya !

    My knee is also popping. I believe it's because the boot is heavy and my knee is hanging in an awkward position,  because I am NWB. Hope this helps. 

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    roya23311--i wonder if you stretched a tendon or ligament during your fall. It seems likely that it is from the swelling but it could be stretched connective tissue that allow the knee to pop. I get that popping after 10 years post surgery but it is likely due to scar tissue, which isn't likely what your problem is. If it continues I would ask about an MRI



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