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Calcification Knee Joint
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Orthopedic Emergency: A knee joint dislocation (tibiofemoral joint) is an orthopaedic emergency. Neurovascular injury needs to be evaluated and managed acutely. Immediate reduction is paramount to the longterm viability of limb presence and function. Once reduction is obtained and maintained (usually via bracing), consideration for surgical repair/reconstruction is undertaken. ...Read more
Go see an: Orthopedist to have the knee examined so you don't cause any further injury while walking on it. ...Read more
Pain swelling: Since you do invade the joint with the scope, your joint responds like it has been injured. Pain, swelling, stiffness, leg soreness. Post scope, gentle exercises, stationary bike, pain meds, ice, and rest are all helpful in the recovery. Don't be impatient, recovery often takes longer than expected. Give your joint time and gentle care. ...Read more
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Treated or cured.: The first step is determining the nature and cause of the swelling. A history and evaluation is the starting point. Seek the consultation from an orthopedic surgeon and you are on your way for resolution. ...Read more
Unsure?: By your quesiton, I am unsure. However, if you believe you have an infections in your knee, anywhere, please see a doctor immediately and have it examined and appropriately treated. Knee infections are very serious and the sooner it is treated, the better. Don't delay. Get seen! ...Read more
Depends: Ganglion cysts (also known as Baker's Cysts) are synovial cysts of the knee joint. In most cases they are treated conservatively. In cases where they are very large they can be drained but often recur. Very large cysts are best excised in very rare circumstances ...Read more
Exercise class: Back off with the more strenuous, painful exercises. Stick with light weight and stretching til you get painless good range of motion at the joint. If still problems, see the orthopedc surgeon. ...Read more
Diet may help some: You're already on zyloprim (allopurinol) / Allopurinol for your uric acid / gout. Uric acid crystals in your knee are likely to dissolve as the medication does its work. Your physician may or may not feel that some dietary restrictions may be helpful, but no magic food cures gout. ...Read more
Surg: If it causes enough trouble then surgical excision would be indicated. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my sister has got ganglion cyst on her knee joint. How can this be treated?
Only if painful: Ganglion cysts are fluid filled structures usually associated with a joint. The wrist is most commonly involved but any joint can be affected. If not bothersome, no treatment may be needed. Causes of knee cyst include inflammation, meniscal injuries, bursitis and tendinitis, or ligament injury. Large cysts behind the knee can affect circulation. If bothersome get it checked out. ...Read more
What would cause a knee joint to feel like its burning on the inside so bad? I have osteoarthritis in it.
I have a pain in the right knee joint whilst trying to sit on my heels. What sort of remedy can be suggested?
Don't sit on your: Heels.......If it hurts in other positions see an orthopedist to assess the damage of the knee. ...Read more
Can glucosamine cure "knee joint liquid shortage"? The problem occured after an active jogging season. (5miles average per day)
Acute momentory pain on upper part left knee joint while standing up or straightenning of knee. Pain eases thereafter. Cause and remedy?
I have pain in my left sacroiliac joint while sitting or standing since 3 months. I am having numbness below knee joint (left) since 3 weeks?
Lumber disc problem: Since you have in lower back and numbness in the leg, the most logical answer is disc problem in the lumber spine. Check it out. ...Read more
Hello sir I have problem in my knee joint there is pain and some sound come from knee joint. (sound like kt kt kt kt). what should I will do.
Kneecap grinding: There is an irregularity in the joint, most often the kneecap. Put your hand on your knee as it tsk. If the noise is in the kneecap it is probably a cartilage defect of chonromalacia. Take Aleve (naproxen) for pain. Short arc quadriceps exercises daily 30" slow progression. Stay thin/active. Other clickings can be meniscus teat, a plica (folded lining) or a joint mouse. These need an MRI and a surgeon. ...Read more