If the patient has a ligament injury, the patient will report a deceleration injury or twisting the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>knee</span>
that led to immediate symptoms
of swelling and pain. In fact, 30 to 50% of patients will report actually hearing a “pop” at the time of injury.
Your symptom of locking and catching are characteristic of meniscus injuries.
Are there any positions that make your knee
more or less comfortable?
What is the quality of your pain (sharp, shooting, dull, etc.)?