Yes you can see an orthopedic doctor.
You can call Kaiser directly or your doctor's office for a referral as per your plan requirement.
Just sensitive knees with pain may not suggest anything serious.
Osteoarthritis of the knee can worsen.
Any ligament damage iniside the knee joint will cause stability problem on standing or walking.
Meniscal tear causes catching of the knee joint.
Initially conservative treatment is recommended.
Ice pack, rest, leg elevation are universal precautions.
Please use a knee brace or sleeve during standing or walking.
It is better to avoid walking as much as possible for first 2 weeks for better healing.
For pain, you can try over the counter analgesics like Naproxen twice daily with food.
Please discuss with your doctor also.
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