Knee probelms

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I used to dislocate my knee on a regular basis when I was younger. I had a lateral release done when I was 16 I am now 29. In the beginning of August my in laws dog range into my knee and unfortunately it dislocated again. It wasnt the same as before.

I went to the hospital the same day. I had an xray and saw a consultant. I'm waiting to see the knee specialist. The swellings seems to be getting worse the back of the knee really hurts it feels like everything at the back of my knee is twisted. My left knee gets really hot. The pain goes up and down my left leg. My left leg also goes heavy and dead to the point I cannot lift it. I have a splint and crutches. I have been resting it. I have gone from cocodamol to codine and now I'm on tramadol. I'm very worried about the hospital will say. I haven't been to work as I'm a mid day meal supervisor so I'm on my feet for 2 hours everyday.

Has anyone been in a similar situation that they can give me some advice on what to do.

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  • Posted

    I truly feel for you Jemma I have had a lateral release recently on my left leg and a trochleoplasty open surgery on the same knee basically has my knee cap pulled back and had a groove shaped has mine was a shallow groove that's why my knee used to dislocate a lot over the years I am now in recovery 8week post op, and cant really bend my knee and there's a stiff heaviness behind my knee I find it difficult to lift my leg as my muscles are so weak hope everything goes well with you

  • Posted

    Hi Jemma, I'd just like to wish you the best.  Don't be concerned for what they may say because hopefully you could be worrying unnecessarily.  Please keep us updated.  That's the best advice I can give you. We're all thinking of you.

  • Posted

    I know some of the similar cases. It can be due to different reasons. You need proper checkups before reaching any conclusion

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