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Does A Phantom Sensation In The Knee On The Verge Of Dislocation
Dislocation is a condition in which a bone has come out of place from a joint, usually due to a sports injury, a fall, a bike/car accident, or a birth defect. The dislocated joint can have its out-of-place bone put back into proper position, but further treatment may be needed ...Read more
Pulling sensation behind knee especially on days I'm on my feet a lot. Previous knee injuries on that knee including reoccuring patella dislocations. ?
Go to the ER: A true knee dislocation is related to trauma and a medical emergency that is highly associated with vascular and nerve injuries. Typically the patient presents to the er for further evaluation which may include a vascular study to look for vessel injury. A transient patellar dislocation is not a medical emergency. Tx often begins non operatively with vastus medialis strengthening and bracing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple knee dislocations due to flat trockesr groove . .2 failed latersl release in 8 months. Having total rt knee. Reasonable?
Maybe not: Knee replacement is not indicated to treat chronic patellar instability. Knee replacement is for arthritis. In many cases of chronic instability the joint becomes arthritic, and then knee replacement may be indicated. If the problem is purely patellar instability, then pursue patellar stabilizing procedures. If arthritis is now the overwhelming problem, then knee replacement is correct. ...Read more
Persistent injury: Truly depends if you are describing a dislocation of the patella(kneecap) or a true dislocation between the femur and tibia. These are 2 very different injuries. Patella dislocations are somewhat common occurrences may involve a small ligament tear that allows the patella to shift laterally. Persistent problems can be from mal-alignment of the patella or cartilage injury to the patella or femur. ...Read more
Yes : Potentially post traumatic arthritis can occur. If you have just a knee cap dislocation, it may predispose you to future dislocations and anterior knee pain and arthritis. If it is your whole knee joint that dislocates, you risk nerve, vessel and ligament injury. This is a much more severe injury than just a patella dislocation. ...Read more
3 yr ago trimal fx w dislocation lig and cart inj. Always have pain but now worse. Rt ankle eversion. Pain worse rt side up to knee. Why? No new inj.
At least 2 possibil-: Ities: 1: unlikely that you have developed arthritis, so soon, as it usually takes about 10 years, but i believe it can occur if the fracture wasn't anatomically reduced ; fixed, or if the fracture was really a bad one. 2: most likely sounds like a referred pain from your back with nerves to the leg affected. See your orthopod to have it diagnosed. Good luck. ...Read more
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