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Arthroscopy

Also known as Knee Arthroscopy

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  • Severe quad weakness & feeling so miserable.

    Due to some post-op complications (I had a partial meniscectomy 10 weeks ago) I have severe quad weakness, & despite having physio for 2 months my right leg quads are still so weak and my knee is so unstable. I have two young children & am at the end of my tether as I have lost all my independence...

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  • Miserable & losing hope! Bleeding, quad weakness & 2 MUAs...

    Hi, I've only just found & signed up to this forum, I would welcome any advice...I had a partial (medial) meniscectomy 2 months ago & despite thinking it was a relatively straight-forward op, it didn't go smoothly! Post-op I was in agony at home for 3 days, I'm a 'tough nut'...

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  • Post op menicus repair pain

    I had a meniscus repair and a micro fracture done on my right knee. It's been 4 weeks since op. And it just had to happen today that when I was alighting from the bus , I felt a sharp pain at the back of my knee when I land on the sole part of my feet. Until now it still hurts. Did I tore the meniscus...

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  • Knee arthroscopy

    I had knee arthroscopy surgery. In prepping my leg with antiseptic they held my foot up by my big toe and other toes. I already have arthritis in my toe. I had a spinal so I was out when they did this. Now I can't walk. My foot is so sore. My knee is doing well. This is one month later. Going to...

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  • Concerned

    I am  6 weeks post opt  not bending good , still doing p.t.   Range of motion is only 95😔😣percent I can't sleep worried about this. Doctors appointment next week any advice ". Just scared 

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  • in a bit of a pickle

    I have had a painful right knee for about 15 to 20 years but it became unbearable about 3 years ago. Over the 15 plus years I would have phases of having to use a stick. In desperation in early 2016 having been told by my gp that they wouldn't refer me to a specialist because of my age ( then 56)...

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  • Fatigue

    I am now 7 weeks post op from a TKR.  At my 6 week checkup the dr said I am doing fine.  I still tire so easily and have some anxiety.  Is anyone else experiencing this?  

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  • Burning sensation

    I had a TKR 6 weeks ago and am doing really well. No limp. Walking normally. Still a bit swollen and some numbness.But I have been given the go ahead to get back to my normal routine with activity so all in all am very pleased.  But I'm wondering if anyone who has had a knee replacement has...

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  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

    Had arthroscopic knee surgery on both knees, and a lateral release on right knee over 20 years ago for "floating debri".  20 years and 7 days ago had it again on left knee for double mensius tear and "clean out".  I am female, 74 and single and live alone.  I am a retired...

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  • Knee Arthoscopy (keyhole) Surgery Recovery

    I had keyhole surgery on the 8th of July and to my delight the recovery seems to me to be at a standstill. I am still bedridden and every attempt I make at walking on my cruthches leads to pain in the knees and my calfs. I've had a check up where they stated there was no infections but they wanted...

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  • Meniscus root repair

    Two weeks today I had meniscus root repair. I am currently on crutches for 6-8 weeks with no pressure on my leg at all. My day is pretty much elevate the leg, ice the leg, do the exercises permitted twice a day. Each week my leg brace is put to a different degree so I learn to bend my knee again. It...

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  • NO acl

    Anyone on here not have an acl? I have had arthroscopic surgery to fix my lateral and medial meniscus and doctor removed acl because it was ruptured. I plan on having the surgery because my knee is very unstable I'm just trying to work as long as possible first.

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  • Arthroscopy work, regressing results

    Hi all, I'm 32 and I shattered my knee cap when I was 17. 4 years ago I had some arthroscopy work, microfracture and synvisc. I was signed off work for 4 weeks although the recovery time was quite quick and I could feel the knee getting better each day and was walking unaided after a 2 or so weeks....

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  • Pain

    Hi everyone. I'm about 10 weeks post op. My problem is I've been pushing quite hard with my physiotherapy .been having these spasms and twitching. Mentioned this before. I woke up this morning and the spasms at the back of my leg the joint part was prolonged and very painful. When I got...

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  • Should I get arthroscopy for knee ?

    I am 47 years old. I used to do a lot of outdoor jogging and running in treadmill. I had pain in my left knee 2 years back. I saw a sports medicine doctor who's a surgeon. MRI scan indicated degenerative patello-femoral chondro malacia. Surgeon rules out osteo arthritis and he did arthroscopy...

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  • Post opp surgery

     I am seven weeks post op my range of motion is only 102 I have been working hard on this for the past few weeks to really get it up there do I need to be concerned my flat stretch is down to 15 from 26th I don't think I'll ever get to zero I work out three times a day and still doing physical...

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  • Meniscus Surgery. First 24hrs. What next?

    History. Age 55. Good health. By self diagnosis I know I have torn my meniscus twice previously and it has healed on its own. Not so fortunate this time. Currently: I had the sugery today, Friday, at 1PM. I have no idea what else the Doc did as far as repairs or arthritus repair. Have the follow up on...

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  • Total Hip Replacement countdown (7weeks)

    I am happy, scared and crying alot. I am very thankful to my PCP for all his care. He got me scheduled Now the days are dragging by so slowly and the 4 walls in my bedroom are making me more depressed. I do cry alot and feel like a basketcase

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  • arthrogryposis

    My name is Vishal from Surat Gujarat (India) We have lost two daughter in the past with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita My wife is pregnant and 16 week complet on 19-06-2017 When checkup yesterday doctar said this baby have not normal movement like (hand finger leg and foot) and it's Arthrogryposis...

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  • Arthroscopy

    6 weeks ago I had my arthroscopy and how I'm sorry I did, it is still so painful, sleeping is a nightmare, every time I turn over it hurts, getting up off the sofa, and trying to walk up stairs, it's my whole knee now and not just the side bit, I've tried the ice until my knee feels like...

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  • arthroscopic chondroplasty

    I had  arthroscopic chondroplasty 12 days ago.  A part of me is happy I got it done and the other part says why did you do this to yourself.   I started physcial therapy the day after.  It was very light that day and as time went on I have done more.  But I can't...

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  • Exercises you can do

    I found a great site that has exercises you can do for the ones not getting help or seem stuck and can't move forward.  I am right there with you all.   Most of these exercises I have been doing at physical therapry and at home.  I noticed that if I don't do them my knee feels...

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  • How much pain and swelling is normal following knee arthroscopy?

    I'm new to this, so please bare with me. Doc told my husband he was disappointed at how much arthritis is in my knee joint (bone on bone); fixed a small tear in maniscus; and cleaned up what he could. I'm starting day 3 post-op and have what I consider extreme swelling and sometimes excruciating...

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  • Need Help Reading MRI

    Below are the results from my MRI on my right knee. IMPRESSION: Increased signal in the posterior horn of the with no evidence of discrete tear. There is mild blunting of the free age of the body and posterior horn of the medial meniscus. Decreased size of ganglion located deep to the MCL along the...

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  • Arthroscopic surgery

    Hello I recently tore my lateral and medial meniscus, and completely tore my ACL. Had surgery about two weeks ago to fix the memisci, and doctor removed ACL. I am currently doing physical therapy to help regain range of motion of my knee. I cannot bend it past 90 degrees and feel like I cannot walk....

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  • Prolotherapy for knee pain

    I"m having so much pain after last year's arthroscopy, but the only option being given now is knee replacement, even though I don't have a lot of arthritis on my knee.  I heard about prolotherapy - or PRP - has anyone ever had that for knee pain?  It's supposed to help with...

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  • Swelling showing no signs of improving

    Hi I had what I thought would be a routine arthroscopy 6 weeks ago (I had had 3 similar operations previously and had recovered within a couple of weeks). 3 Weeks after the initial surgery I was still in considerable pain, could not sleep, had a very angry and swollen knee and could not get anywhere...

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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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  • Arthroscopy

    Hi had my knee arthroscopy done 4 weeks tomorrow, and oh my how I wish I hadn't had it done, my knee cap is so painful, going up and down stairs and out of a chair is so painful, didn't think I was going to be in a worse state after having it done, anybody feeling the same

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  • Should I go ahead?

    Hello... I am due to have a total knee replacement (right side) in two weeks time, I have been reading many forums and to be honest quite a lot of horror stories, I am now totally undecided as to whether I should go head! My pre op is on Monday but spent a sleepless night last night so thought I would...

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  • Finding it hard with motivation

    Hey all, I had acl and medial meniscus reconstruction surgery on my 18th birthday 2 years ago and I was on crutches for 13 weeks which led to all my muscle gone. 1 month ago I just had another surgery on my meniscus. I got informed I have about 20 years left in the knee before I'm looking at a full...

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  • Issues after knee replacement, please help!

    I am a 25 year old female and I had total knee replacement performed a little over 6 months ago (September 2016). I believe I have had more issues after the surgery than I did before. I still have constant pain and stiffness in my knee. The pain I feel is a different type of pain, it almost feels as...

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