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knee popping after meniscus surgery

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly!!: See your orthopaedist. Could be scar tissue , retrear or meniscus tear.
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Dr. James Shapiro
36 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Need knee evaluation: There are a number of possible causes of knee "popping" and a feeling of loosing balance. Your doctor should evaluate your knee to determine the exact ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Surgeon: This is something that you should report to your surgeon. It's possible that the physical therapy was somehow inappropriate for you. Your surgeon woul ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Locking not normal : 2 months after arthroscopic knee surgery it is still normal to have some discomfort and mild swelling which can produce popping. As a surgeon, I get c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus injury: if you sustained a new injury to the knee, you may have torn the meniscus again. If not, could be less serious. Would recommend evaluation by an ortho ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Tell your doc: Your orthopedic surgeon will exmaine it and decide if you need imaging or arthroscopy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Popping: Simple advice. Popping with no pain -- no treatment needed. Popping with pain -- needs further evaluation and treatment.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, it is possible that you tore your meniscus again, particularly if it was not yet fully healed. There are other possibilities as well. I would c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sore 1-2 wks: I tell my patients to take it easy for the first 3-4 days, elevate to heart level, ice a lot and limited walking around for the first week so that it ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tandy Freeman
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sometimes: Some meniscal tears become asymptomatic without surgery. Generally, such tears occur in patients over the age of 30 and are not associated with trauma ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Typically 4-6 weeks: Most routine arthroscopic meniscus procedure take about 4-6 weeks for recovery. Usually you are wlaking well within a few days but it usually take ... Read More
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