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Can't Fully Straighten Knee
Get examined: You may have a meniscus tear. You need an orthopaedic exam, a screening x-ray, and then probably an MRI to look for a meniscus tear. It can also be other things but meniscus tear is very common with your story. More information can help narrow it down, but get seen by orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
Hi.. My both knee unable to bend fully.. Can only straighten n bend 90 deree .. Is this part of arthritis n also I have gout?
My knee is stiff it will not bend or straighten out form knee replacement i wear brace but it wont help i must have revision or arthroscopy also pt?
See a Doc: If your knee is stiff and will not bend normally after a total knee replacement, you should see the doctor who operated on you. Sometimes it may be necessary to do something called a manipulation under anesthesia to break up scar tissue that may have formed to improve the range of motion. A brace will not help you get the range of motion back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Determine the cause: Get it evaluated and determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more
Can instability in the knee be fixed without surgery? I have a -11 knee flex ion. I can't seem to straighten it especially when standing
Why do my knees pop when i deadlift? will i need surgery for a partially torn medial ligament? how long will it take to heal if not?
Orthopedic surgeon: The popping May be due to snapping of ligaments while stressing the knees. If there is not persistent pain and swelling associated with the partially torn ligament, it may heal in several weeks providing that you don't put too much strain on the knee. An orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to answer your question,however and if the knee is giving you ongoing symptoms, it's best to be evaluated. ...Read more
I can't bend or straighten my knee all the way without pain.If I sit down, it is difficult to try and straighten my leg to stand. I can't kneel either?
Complicated decision: That's really tough. Most kids outgrow it. You've reached adulthood, so joint modeling is complete. Most orthopedic surgeons will tell you they'd rather try conservative (ie nonsurgical) options first, like night braces, because surgery is a big decision. That said, the procedure is minimally invasive, typically very successful & may decrease your risk for early-onset arthritis. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
Patella dislocation how long does it take to walk after a patella dislocation? I can hardly move at all.
This can be: Quite painful. I assume it was reduced (put back in place). Also and unstable injury initially so high chance it will happen again if you go back to vigorous activity too soon. If you can not bear weight at least work hard on range of motion. ...Read more
I have knee arthritus(but i can bend knee to fullest extent but grinding sound) eveven playball. Does it mean replacement in future?
NO , you are : Fully functional , your arthritis is not crippling you , you don't need joint replacement , there are specific indications including failed medical management to replace a joint. See your family doctor and get your arthritis treated with medications , and weight management if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Almost complete tear medial patellar retinaculum need surgery or can heal by it self? takes how long to heal? i feel stiff n painnful
It depends.: If it's your first time tearing it, it may have the potential to heal. If it's happened repeatedly, then you may need surgical stabilization. ...Read more
Below Knee fracture.its already 2months over .still it pains .not able to walk. Will I b able to walk?
Was at wedding dancing when leg either twisted or completely gave out. Can barely extend knee can't really walk ACL tear ?
That or locked menis: A locked knee is more likely than an acl. An acl usually does not cause a locked knee. After an acl u can have full rom, but have a lot of early swelling, not so with a meniscus tear which is usually a bucket handle tear.C ur orth and the DX can b easily made. ...Read more
Motion & quadstrengt: After immobilization in a cast you will be stiff and have muscular atrophy. The only good part about the cast is that it helps the injured area to heal - it makes the surrounding areas worse due to lack of use. You will need therapy to regain your motion and to gradually increase your quad and hamstring strength to be able to regain your normal activities. ...Read more
Can I get disability plates with full thickness cartilage loss in patella and mech. unstable ankle same leg? Need braces to walk without pain.
Yes it depends: most states require your doctor or healthcare provider to check off on state form whether you meet specific parameters of inability to ambulate specific distances you must check with your state and download the form bring to your healthcare provider and have form filled out as to the particular reason and have form signed and checked as to temporary or permanent most placardwould require renewal ...Read more
Quad tear: Progressive rehabilitation should provided this answer by being able to return to functional activity. ...Read more
Patella brace 6 wks: Generally speaking, an acute patellar dislocation with no underlying patellar alignment issues or history of recurrent instability should respond to about six weeks of bracing with a patellar tracking brace. Surgery is ocassionally recommended to repair the torn structures to prevent recurrence. ...Read more