A.Sports Injuries Expert
It sounds like you may have typical anterior knee pain (runner's knee), with potential cartilage damage in your patella-femoral joint. It's likely all secondary to the trauma, as well as the large and repetitive load placed on the knee in sports such as netball. The problem is that you need an actual diagnosis before you can successfully attempt to treat and correct the problem. It's advised that you see a sports physician for a thorough examination, diagnosis, and treatment plan. A course of anti-inflammatories, strapping, ice and elevation after a painful episode should help to alleviate the pain, but it is a short term fix until the actual diagnosis is made clear.
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