A 30-year-old female asked:
Had micro fracture surgery on my knee 4 years ago went and played basketball knee swole up could barely walk now having knee scoped good idea or bad?
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Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
A good idea: A knee arthroscopy can be both diagnostic and therapeutic. Given your history of cartilage injury-thus the micro-fracture procedure and swelling with difficulty ambulating, a knee arthroscopy is not a bad idea. Hope that helps and all the best.
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