Yazoo City, MS
A 45-year-old female asked:
If i still have popping and catching after knee chondroplasty of the patella is that normal? still pain and swelling also
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Popping id ok: Pain and swelling depends on how far put from your surgery you are. Call your surgeon with your concerns.
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Post op patella: Unfortunately post op patella chondroplasty does continue to provide pain, swelling ,and popping. This is a very difficult area to "totally improve " as the articular surface in that area once it has been injured does not heal , unless a specific and entailed resurfacing is performed.
1.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 27, 2016
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