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What is the recovery time for a patella knee surgery

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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It is not going to: have any particular impact on your surgery, although cigarette smoking will. An anesthesiologist will interview you prior to your surgery about your ... Read More

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Possibly: The patella is supposed to track the straightening of the knee and depends on the strength of the quadriceps and the quality of the cartilage on the u... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can definitely have some degree of instability in your knee/tibia, particularly if you have an "acl deficient" knee. I would not hesitate to... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
With MRI...: ...It's highly unlikely the surgeon will see any surprises at surgery; torn acls are pretty obvious on mri. As for the second, that's a question best ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Puccio
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Scar tissue: It is possible that after having the arthroscopic surgery burning discomfort could be as a result of them having placed a steroid medication in your k... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Arthroscope: Yes it is quite normal to look at the under surface of the patella region
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Go back to doctor: You may need investigation , physical therapy , weight loss if it is a problem , see your orthopedic surgeon.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Tanous
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 17 years experience
Having : Having had four infections after replacement would put you at high risk for subsequent infections....Have you and your doctor considered a knee fusion... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: There are many options for the surgical treatment of patellafemoral instability. In general, there are soft tissue procedures which involve the tight... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Success rate: Ask about the doctor's success rate with this surgery, risks during and after the surgery, restrictions after the surgery and expected recovery time- ... Read More

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