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    Pressure under the quadriceps tendon

    If I sit with my left leg bent at my desk or while driving, after some time I will feel pressure building where the quadriceps tendon meets the patella.

    When I straighten the leg it pops. It doesn't hurt. It's like when you crack your knuckles. My right leg did it today when I got up from my recliner.

    I believe I've heard that when you crack your knuckles it because of gas in the joint. Is that true? Can the knee be the same way?

    Any ideas?

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    Best bet,see a doctor!!!

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    Never heard of this but I am curious about it and the knuckle cracking thing too.

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    Pretty sure it's fluid in the knuckles not gas.
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    Originally Posted by Gibsonator View Post
    Pretty sure it's fluid in the knuckles not gas.
    Some say nitrogen gas from neg pressure. Some say air in synovial fluid.
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