A member asked:

I got femoral nerve damage from the nerve block given at the time of my acl surgery.. 12 months post op and i still cant lift my leg. will i ever be able to?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

Need to know exact block, what local anesthetic used and concentration. Also should look into how the lev was placed during surgery to see if pressure on the nerve was possible during procedure. Most likely will need an EMG to identify nerve affected and when injury occurred.

Answered Jul 12, 2020



Still have questions?

Get the best care from a doctor who knows you.

Book a Video Appointment
Sponsor Content

Related Questions

A member asked:

Still can't bend my leg a year after ACL surgery. Is this normal?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor