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WHAT CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SHIN PAIN AFTER A TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT

A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Discuss with your: Doctor. If in pain, it may be too much too handle.
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A male asked:
Dr. Jan Szatkowski
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get evaluated: Burning is a non specific sign, but could represent swelling or just a normal change in sensation following surgery due to the procedure. Please call ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not common: Fx leg is not common unless the manipulation is done over 3-4 months from surgery. The other potential complication is rupture of the patella tendon ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Joe
Dr. Keith Joe answered
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not usually: The long and short is, no fracture is not common after manipulation, however it certainly is a risk. And the degree will certainly depend on your bon ... Read More
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Dr. David Fisher
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: It is very uncommon to fracture a leg during a manipulation. It would be most likely in a patient with osteoporosis or severe weakening of the bones. ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Manipulation: Likely scar formation with synovitis. May be related to effort, motivation, muscle inhibition, implant positioning, effusion, loosening, among others.
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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve pain: This may be an irritable or pinched superficial nerve as the pains are sharp and fleeting and there is also some twitching. It may or may not be relat ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee replacements: Total knee replacements have traditionally been cemented on the femoral and tibial sides, but non-cemented versions are becoming more attractive for s ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee replacement: 6 months after total knee replacement, swelling should be resolved. If it persists, there are several possibilities, including infection, irritation f ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: No that is not a "normal" complaint and there are many possibilities. I would not hesitate to be seen and fully evaluated for it.
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Pouls
Specializes in Family Medicine
DVT???: I do hope that you have already called your Orthopedic surgeon. It's impossible to help you thru this venue, however, one of the potential complicatio ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: depends how far post op you are. if there is any pain get checked out. especially calf. wear support hose and take asa when flying.

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