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Arthroscopy

Also known as Knee Arthroscopy

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  • meniscus stemcells repair

    Hi there, I am 32 year old female, I have got meniscus tear in my right knee due to skydiving injury. I dont think its really really bad as in to have arthroscopy as it comes and goes, so I was thinking to try stemcell therapy. I live in the uk and I was wondering if anyone had it and how much it cost...

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  • Dr says arthroscope needed what to expect?

    Well, I did the PT and had the steroid injection. No relief from either. The surgeon now says I'll need a scope or have to live with the pain. I could live with it as of now, but I know it's only getting progressively worse and at a faster pace. So, surgery is scheduled for next month. My question...

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  • Knee trouble

    Hell I had scope and scape on July 13/17 the surgeon was really good went back to work sept 5  I feel I can on work 6 hours of work and my job is 7.75. Union job in the kitchen  I have arthritis in my knee a special brace I have to wear  does your stronger as you go on I feel if work longer...

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  • Arthroscopy of knee scheduled in 2 days

    I am scheduled for arthroscopy of my left knee coming up in 2 days.  Surgeon said it is to remove loose objects and smoothen cartilage. MRI scan report says  "progressive patellar-chondromalacia, including full-thickness cartilage fissuring " praying for no complications during and...

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  • Meniscus surgery

    A little over 4 months post op of lateral and medial meniscus trimming and removal of ruptured ACL, knee is still swollen, painful, and stiff. While the pain has gotten so much better it still hurts me every day.  I am a nurse therefore do a lot of walking and workout three times a week.  ...

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  • 25 year year old right knee arthroscopy - ruptured ACL

    Hello all, I am ten days post knee arthroscopy I had a small tear in the meniscus but nothing too serious.  I have completely ruptured my ACL but I am going to try physio before I go forward with surgery as I just started a new job before rupturing it.  Before my arthroscopy my knee was...

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  • Meniscus tear and told one side no cartilage..

    Had a arthoscopy for meniscus tear 3 weeks ago, so painful before couldnt straighten knee. And now after cant straighten knee! Starting rehab this week, hopefully they will get it straight, bit worried though have some exercises to do but doesnt seem to make difference. I was also told that one side...

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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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  • 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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  • Post meniscus surgery knee pain

    BACK STORY: Surgery 4 month ago.Very bad tear.Enlarged lateral meniscus.Doc used blood clot and sutures to repair.Healed well because Im young (19).Cyst and was lateral and slightly anterior towards patella.3 scars-2 on the sides of patella, 1 large scar half inch laterally from where the cyst was. ...

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  • should I have Arthoscopy?

    My knee has been hurting for years. Slowly getting worse. Saw Dr a few years ago given brace and steroid injection. Injection didn't help, brace somewhat but limited. So, last month I went to a new Dr. He said he thought it was patellofemoral syndrome and told me to go for PT and if it didn't...

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  • 3 weeks PO MPFL Reconstruction.. need advice!

    I'm going on week 3 out from knee surgery. I had patellofemeral ligament reconstruction. Prior to surgery I was told that total recovery time would be 3 months but that I would be back to work in 1-2 weeks. I assumed that meant I would be pretty back to normal for the most part and able to work....

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  • Knee trouble

    i had arthroscopic surgery 12 weeks ago. At first, all seemed well then two weeks ago on my daily recovery walk, something went wrong and I've been in pain ever since. My surgeon says let nature take its course but the pain is rally debilitating. Any one got any good news about arthroscopy recovery....

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  • 10 wpo after tkr

    Clif4 16 hrs ago Question, I am 9 wpo of left tkr. I am also 43 yo female and by day three was at zero degree flat and 110 degrees, off to a wonderful start. At my four week post op, I graduated from pt had met all my goals just told to keep up with exercises. Here's my question...at this point...

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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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  • Cryo Cold Terapy machine is helping!

    Has anyone used the cold cryo machine after their surgery? I used one and it definitely helped with swelling and pain! I am 10 days post -op and was walking with out crutches day 3 and driving day 4. I am still having some pain below knee cap but am doing a lot of physio trying to strengthen quads. 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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  • Partial Acl Tear Knee Scope

    I was suffering from severe knee pain during any load bearing activity in my left knee. No partial squats no jumping. Anything like that would cause severe pain and a giving out sensation from the pain. No stability issues. I am no 4 weeks post knee scope operation. The surgeon noted what he called a...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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