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A 45-year-old female asked about a 51-year-old male:

Tractor went over knees & feet, both meniscus torn, possibly acl's, knee caps fractured. nothing done surgically yet stating to much arthritis, ideas?

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Dr. Thomas Mchugh
Specializes in Dentistry
Knee trouble: This should be a question for your orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible. Heis the individual who can schedule you appointments to minimize your post operative healing and minimize post operative complications. Call today or tomorrow.
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Old injury?: I am assuming old injury. You have arthritis secondary to trauma/injury. Treatment for arthritis includes nsaids, therapy, weight loss, steroid or viscosupplementation injections, bracing. If this fails, you may be a candidate for surgery.

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Last updated May 19, 2016

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