Anterior Knee Pain

My dad has been having some knee pain for quite some time. He complains that the inside of his knee hurts and is sensitive. When he sits down and lays his legs straight out the back of his leg, under his knee, becomes very tight and has a slight pain. He has no popping or such, but says that it hurts when he walks alot. At the onset of his knee pain, his knee was so tender on the inside that he could not lay it against anything, and was forced to sleep with a pillow under it for support. Is there anything in particular that this sounds like. I know their are alot of things that it could be, so he may end up having to go to a doctor, but we really can't afford it right now. I work at a physical therapy place right now and have access to a surplus of information. If anyone could give me some insight that would be very helpful. Thank you.
morgan

Posted By Morgan on March 26, 2009 at 21:28:29:

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