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Ed Head Knee Surgery
Tight skin around ankle sides 4mths post surgery, screws/ plate 1 side, screws 1 side. PT daily restrictive dueto knee proced torn meniscus, arthritis?
Knee surgery may be done for congenital, traumatic or degenerative causes. Arthroscopy is a common method for treating cartilage and ligament problems. Open surgeries are commonly performed for fractures. Knee joint replacement may be done in (usually) older individuals with knee joint arthritis that impairs their daily function and which is not ...Read more
Surgery to reconstruct pec major after tendon tear 5 CM 6 wks post op tingling and numbness in hand pain in pec shoulder arm forearm elbow point ?
Nerve irritation: Postoperative parasthesias( numbness, tingling, etc.) are not uncommon after your type of surgery. Nerves that provide sensation/ pain temperature and help to move muscles in your forearm and hand are fairly close by. Once the swelling from the surgery subsides these symptoms should diminish... If they don't consult w/ your orthopedic surgeon. Good Luck! ...Read more
Severe knee pain bend, walk, stairs, etc. MRI 5 yrs ago partial tear of ACL & cyst. Now radiates in calf/down leg; wakes @ night; ankle fract May '13?
Get examined!: Your symptoms suggest patellofemoral( kneecap) pain. Your 'cyst' may be causing the pain in the back of your knee ( popliteal/ Bakers' cyst ).Not sure if your 'partial' ACL injury is causing symptoms or not without a thorough examination( it can cause cysts in the knee joint occasssionally.) See a board certified ORS. Best of Luck! ...Read more
See your surgeon: Not unusual to still have some pain at 1 month. Difficult to say without an evaluation. See your surgeon. ...Read more
Fell 35 feet. Fractured hip radial head fracture with internal fixation. Diagnosed ulnar nerve entrapment. Three months later sudden diplopia.
Extreme lower outer thigh pain 11d post op l knee arthro-mpfl repair &removal of osteochondral piece-severe swelling, hard to bend 3mth since injury?
Pain @ 11d is common: When fluid and swelling are present in the knee, you will usually see it on outer part of thigh. If a tourniquet was used it can also cause residual but temporary pain in thigh. If the surgeon did a lateral release that also causes pain on outer thigh. If pain is severe you should have your doctor examine to make sure there is not an infection or determine if fluid needs to be removed from knee. ...Read more
Knee stiff & leg swollen after 2.5 months full leg cast. Pt reduced swelling but knee bending is painful & can't tolerate pt. Pls help me! ?
Manipulation: Long term immobilization always leads to joint stiffness, which, as you are experiencing, can be extremely difficult to overcome. First, you need to make sure your underlying pathology (presumably a fracture) has healed. If so, then aggressive pt is in order, and unfortunately, there is no way to avoid the associated pain. Surgical manipulation of the knee would be an option as well. ...Read more
Soccer player w/ knee pain, 8/10. No major injury, MRI +xrays show nothing. Worse pain in outside right knee. Tried ice, rest, stretches, running. Help?
Knee Pain: Many issues that could be causing your pain, without evaluating you its hard to assess. It could be a lateral meniscus pain, lateral collateral ligament issue, hairline fracture, patellar ligament pain, fibular head dislocation, etc... I would suggest seeing a properly trained sports medicine physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee injury while dancing. Heard pop tearing sensation. Unstable knee x3 weeks medial swelling swelling down into foot. Dx?
D(x)'d w/ l hip dysplasia but no pain only lopsided and walking funny and torso twisted. Can conservative care bring femoral head back to acetabulum ?
No: The only way 2 get better coverage of the femoral head is 2 have it surgically corrected. With no pain u may want 2 have ur leg lengths checked out. But again this can b treated with a lift in ur shoe. May help but the surgical procedure 2 lengthen a leg is risky & not indicated in a pair free hip. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got spine surgery done & got a post op infection.Had leg head neck pain debridement done, still has leg pain, reduced hearing no more neck/head pain?
Leg pain post-op: A spine surgery causes scar tissue within the spinal canal. Especially if there is an infection, this scar tissue can be more proliferative. It then encases nerve roots, which get tethered by this scar tissue and causes pain along the nerve root. In some cases the scar can even compress the nerve root not unlike the original cause- a herniated disc! a spinal cord stimulator is best for long term. ...Read more
Bilat post polytrauma ortho injuriies in mva 2 yrs ago. Hip replace arm n leg sugery spinal stenosis cervicle n lumbar. Pain 24/7. Who should I see?
Post accident: Sorry for your injuries. Try seeing a pain specialist to relieve some of your pain. ...Read more
If you had tkr may. Continued issues walking and now nov 15 patella dislocates. Knee pain swollen. Thigh edema inner sl bulging. Next plan surgical?
Evaluate TKR: Early partella dislocation after a tkr that is non traumatic suggests that there maybe a malposition of some of the knee components. See your surgeon for best evaluation and discussion of the situation. Special xrays mayu be required including ct scan and weight bearing xrays of the knee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle pain w/ popping, w/mvment. Outside of ankle, below leg bone. 3 days. Sudden onset, no injury. No swelling, bruising. See doc or RICE and wait?
Subluxed: Peroneals is a possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ailf w/ left hip graft 7/30/13, pt for post op thigh weakness but knee still buckling, ncs shows femoral neuropathy. Will this resolve on it's own?
Had terrible triad 1 yr ago. Arthroscopy showed native ACL attached. Now strained groin, go to hip ortho, ACL testing finds laxity. Dx, ACL inj. Now?
Knee pain. Knocked , hyperextended n arthritic knees. 56. Too young for knee replacement. Other treatment options?
Recent scope surgery for FAI. Found 40% full cartilage loss. 4 months post surg now, pain move leg certain angles/rotation. Age 39. Consid birmingham?
The last thing U-: -need @ Ur age is any type of replacement, as the longevity is @ best 15 years in Ur age group. I would recommend activity modification, & put up with what U have as long as U can. It U have a replacement U will need 2 do that anyway. The longer U can put it of the better. That way U can hope 2 avoid a revision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if my foot won't bend past 90 degree angle after popliteal artery entraptment surgery/ calf decompression surgery?
Talk to your surgeon: I recommend calling your surgeon to discuss this issue. Having surgery around the calf muscle can cause a tight Achilles tendon, which will keep it from bending up past 90 degrees. ...Read more
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