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A 23-year-old male asked:

I'm having real trouble with my knee. i've had two surgeries on the same knee. one for acl and one for meniscus damage. my knee feels really weak but it's been almost a year and i still get pain and discomfort. i would love some advise.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Knee pain s/p surger: is there atrophy? Contracture? had an MRI? have you been in physical therapy? Tried alternative modalities like kinesiotape , acupuncture? Aquatherapy where you have resistance but less gravity? Do you use a brace? using Fish oil Vit D , tumeric ? often knee weakness is associated w/h quadriceps weakness and can improve with PT . F/U w/ university sports medicine orthopedic surgeon
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Time to return: to your Orthopedic Doc or get a second opinion from a new Orthopedist. Best of luck

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