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Woodstock, VA
A 33-year-old male asked:

I had meniscus repair last july constant pain in knee no relief found out i have arthritis in both knees had therapy 3times what about knee replace?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Strengthening is key: Unclear had 3 pt x3 only! if that's the case, a more aggressive & targeted approach is suggested. At 33 years old, not sure if knee replacement is best option & should discuss all options with your ortho. If still grey, can consider regenerative injection therapy with derivatives of hyaluronic acid, plorotherpay, prp, mesenchymal stem cell/autologous bone marrow injection.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Yes: In fact more so, since less meniscus is left in the joint. Consider stem cell therapy if it is an option for you. May preserve the meniscus and keep acl strong. Look at Regenexx.Com...
Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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