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how to remove scar tissue from the knee after surgery

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Has to be worthwhile since it can recur.
Dr. Gregory Carolan
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Adhesions can develop after a knee surgery which limit motion and can be removed (typically arthroscopically), however the reason for stiffness should ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Anterior: Anterior is the description of the anatomical position which means in the front, as opposed to posterior, meaning behind. So your imaging description, ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Between portals: Scar tissue can form deep to the patellar tendon, within the fat pad that lies between the two anterior portals in the front of your knee. Though non ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Scars or keloids on : Incision site may happen after a procedure and unfortunately some people are more prone than others. It's best to leave them alone but u can have them ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Ask your surgeon : Describe your occupation and job duties to your surgeon and he/she can guide you with regards to return to work. Light duty with restrictions are some ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Multiple possibilities. Some scar tissue may have recurred and you may have stretched or tore it with what you are describing. I would certainly let ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies, arthroscopic knee surgery describes the approach used, but not the exact surgery done once inside the knee. Did you have a complete ACL te ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Not normal really. I would discuss directly with your surgeon and he will likely know the cause of your symptoms. Hopefully will resolve, but hard t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee Arthroscopy: Yes scar tissue is inevitable after surgery and particularly in the area of the "anterior fatpad" --located directly downstream of the patella and i ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Orthopedic surgeon: This is a question that requires physical examination, radiographic study and careful history taking. That would determine appropriateness for surgic ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
No: Surgery may be required but some times the scar tissue can be loosened with physical therapy and exercise. I would recommend you start with evaluation ... Read More

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