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Arthroscopy

Also known as Knee Arthroscopy

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  • Fell on knee about 4 months ago, pain is worsening what now?

    I had a scope on my knee last November and they removed plica. It was great. My knee quit hurting and I was so happy. Then in March I fell and landed directly and totally on that knee. The ground was soft and it wasn't painful at the time. BUT, since then my knee feels like it almost locks up especially...

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  • Failed hip arthroscopy - 2 years ago - disabled

    3/2016 - i had a late diagnosed torn labrum and after hip arthroscopy with cam fem repair ive only become much worse . Now i cannot sit up without pain or stand without pain .  Ive seen multiple doctors without any consensus .  Very frustrating and depressing . Any one out there ? Im 26 years...

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  • Intense pain 3 months after knee arthroscopy

    In had surgery 12 weeks ago for a meniscus tear had 8 weeks off work amd felt like i was able to return to work just having a little swlling and aching pain, ive been back at work 4 weeks ( i am a delivery driver work involves picking ,packing small and heavy items loading van ,driving and delivering)...

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  • Blood in knee

    I had a lateral release knee arthroscopy 2 weeks ago. Its still very swollen. At my doc appt he tried to drain it, but only blood came out. Does anyone know how to reduce this? I've started alternating ice and heat, with very little change. Any suggestions?

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  • Looking For A Knee Injury Treatment

    I have an athletic friend and he is an awesome basketball player. This year, while playing a match, he badly injured his knee. He got his knee treated, but he still experiences a twinge of pain in his injured knee. As he is my best friend, I am looking for a good physical therapy clinic to suggest him...

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  • no quad control following arthroscopy

    hi there had a routine right knee arthroscopy under gen anaesthetic in nov 2012. 2 weeks later on removing dressing and stiches, physio noted i was unable to do a straight leg raise. was sent to physio, had lots of tests and 2 years later am still unable to do a striaght leg raise, use stairs properly...

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  • Possible re-injury to knee after arthroscopic meniscus repair.

    I had knee scope about 8 weeks ago and I believe due to issues with vericose veins and not-so-great circulation in that leg I have been healing very slowly. I returned to work as an industrial electrician  about a week after the scope and after 5 weeks although there’d been pain I feIt I  was...

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  • Arthroscopy recovery - sudden knee pain

    I had a left knee arthroscopy 3 weeks ago for torn meniscus and bit of arthritis, and generally have been ok, able to walk and wounds healing, but no way up to full speed. However, at times knee still feels clicky and fragile. Then yesterday felt a ping and sharp pain in front of knee cap, centre radiating...

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  • Return to work

    I had a knee arthroscopy 8/6/18 I have been given a sick note for 2 weeks but I can’t see me returning to a class of 4 year olds after this time scale. Do I need to visit doctor or can I just get a new note. Any suggestions welcome ?? Also how long before I drive ? I’m walking without crutches but it’s...

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  • Knee surgery

    Hi guys please suggest me what to do. I had my surgery on 25th of May 2018. I am feeling Continues Pain and not been able to lift my leg up and down. Even though I can walk with crutches but can’t lift my leg for any exercise. Anyone felt same ?

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  • Damaged meniscus cartilage and foot pain

    My right knee, which has been painful since January, has been diagnosed as damaged meniscus cartilage. I am schedule for keyhole surgery in a month's time. The knee pain is growing steadily worse and now I have discomfort in my inner calf, ankle, foot arch and particulary the two toes next to my...

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  • Worried about my mum

    Hi everyone I don't know if it's silly putting this on here but I looking for some reassurance hopefully anyway, my mums due a knee arthroscopy and patella chondroplasty and lateral release next month my worries are she has blood clots and a blood clotting disorder called thrombocythemia and...

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  • Help, incision site not healed after 6 months!

    So here’s my situation. I had ACL reconstruction surgery December 2017 using a quad graft. However, a few weeks after surgery, the bottom incision opened up because my body had rejected the dissolvable sutures. This required my surgeon to go back in and clean/stitch it back up. Ever since then, I have...

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  • Replacing the replaced hip?

    I had my hip replaced 5.5 years ago. Within the first month I knew something was wrong- couldn't move it. Since5 additional surgeries! On nerves and tendon. Still, poor range of motion, lots of pain, and greatly reduced movements and activities. Considering having it redone! Any suggestions or insights...

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  • Help in relation to in-going pain after a knee arthroscope

    Hi, I had an arthroscopic procedure done on my R knee, miniscus flap removed, cyst on bone cleaned up. I’m a PT abs GF instructor, remedial masssfe therapist. I’m battling chronic swelling, pain and a bakers cyst from previous months of inflammation prior to surgery 7 weeks ago. Im flung some cycling...

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  • Intense attacks of knee pain 7 weeks after scope

    Hello!  I feel I really need help!  I had arthroscopic surgery 7 weeks ago to repair a lateral meniscus tear and clean up some arthritis.  The recovery has been unexpectedly slow and painful.  I am in PT and I just had another MRI that showed my knee is as it should be after surgery....

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  • Knee Arthroscopy

    I had this only one week ago and after reading lots of comments I know I am rushing my recovery but has anyone experienced pins and needles up and down the leg ? Also my leg and foot feel numb, not to touch but inside. Has anyone else experienced this

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  • Knee Arthoscopy

    9 1/2 weeks ago I had knee arthoscopy done. 3 things were done. Lateral release, cyst removed from my ACL and an arthritis scrape. What are the chance of having more pain after surgery than before? Has anyone else experienced this? My surgeon said he may have to book me in for my right knee again before...

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  • 2nd Total knee replacement

    I had my first knee done in July, 2nd in March. I am struggling to get a full night's sleep, about 4 I get very uncomfortable, anybody have any tips.? I seem to toss and turn the rest of the night.

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  • Losing my patience at 5 weeks post op

    left knee arthroscopy 5 weeks ago and have hit a plateau and very worried it won't get better. I am a very active 58 female and a nurse. I had a simple clean up on my knee and have been doing all my PT excercise said, water aerobics and went back to office work only last week. My knee is still swollen...

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  • Knee Braces

    what is your feedback on knee braces?  I have to sleep with a full metal brace bc my knee locks up and this is excruciating pain.  I use a smaller Mueller brace to go to work in. I work in an office. 

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  • knee replacement

    Sometimes my left knee is painful in a morning after getting up, had my knee replacement nearly 4 years ago 

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  • Only receiving original new posts not all responses ?

    Hi All For some time now I am only receiving a “new post/ discussion “ and not all the responses? Used to always receive people’s responses toy email as well . Frustrating to follow any discussions .  Is this same for others ? Thank you ! Debbie

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  • Hip Keyhole Surgery

    Hi guys and gals, ​I have had an update from the hospital from the arthrogram and MRI scan I had. I have a tear on my labrum of the hip. Where this tear is, a cyst has formed which is most likely causing the majority of the pain as whenever I partake in physical actions it's almost as my hip...

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  • knee gives way with sudden pain

    I'm interested to know how others are dealing with this sudden oddity. 5 weeks post op from an arthroscopy to repair torn miniscus, cartilage, remove object and clean up knee cap the knee gives way with a sudden, sharp pain that nearly takes me down. It just started a few days ago. I want to believe...

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  • HELP! 2 years post Lateral partial meniscectomy (right knee)

    Background: Traumatic flap tear of the lateral meniscus  middle-third right knee after fall. Diagnosis via MRI. Also noted was mild chrondomalacia patella In march 2016. Partial meniscectomy performed april 2016. In the now nearing 2 years that have followed I note the following: Constant Swelling...

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  • Foreign body removal and partial medial meniscectomy

    Wow I have been reading some of the traumatic times people have been having and although I am less than 24 hours post op I realise what great medical support I have already had. I was lead to believe that I would only be off work for 2 weeks (4/6 weeks until completely back to normal) and would not...

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