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Can a knee manipulation, be done twice?

Can a knee manipulation, be done twice?

Yes: Sometimes there are limited gains with the first manipulation. A second or more manipulation can be performed if the range of motion has not been restored to a normal or acceptable level. Discuss with your orthopedist. A scope may also be added to a manipulation to assist in scar removal. ...Read more

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I have done everything manipulation pt every day afteryday for a weak nothing has worked so only thing left is athrocopy or revision i had total knee ?

I have done everything manipulation pt every day afteryday for a weak nothing has worked so only thing left is athrocopy or revision i had total knee ?

Patience and calm: After a knee replacement, some patients have difficulty with stiffness. It can take one full year to get full range of motion after surgery. Arthroscopy, manipulation, pt, and nsaids are all appropriate. Work with your surgeon determining which may work for you. If you are very frustrated, a second opinion may be helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it common to fx leg during manipulation knee after total knee replacement? What other complications can happen? Mine being done in 4 weeks

Is it common to fx leg during manipulation knee after total knee replacement? What other complications can happen? Mine being done in 4 weeks

No: It is very uncommon to fracture a leg during a manipulation. It would be most likely in a patient with osteoporosis or severe weakening of the bones. Manipulation is most effective in the 1st 6-12 weeks after total knee replacement, although in some cases may be helpful beyond that time frame. ...Read more

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I'm having to get knee replacemenst done and I have let one of them go way to long it hurts constantly he did not offer me one thing for pain , why?

I'm having to get knee replacemenst done and I have let one of them go way to long it hurts constantly he did
 not offer me one thing for pain , why?

All pain medications: — prescription and nonprescription — have risks and potential side effects. Keep in mind that medication isn't the only treatment for arthritis pain. Mild to moderate arthritis pain may be relieved with a combination of self-care measures and lifestyle changes: weight loss, exercise, heat or cold therapy, and physical therapy. It would be useful to FIRST try this combined approach before meds. ...Read more

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Can someone explain what a knee blocker is? Had one done before knee surgery

Can someone explain what a knee blocker is? Had one done before knee surgery

Anesthesia: Knee block anesthesia is used for arthroscopic knee procedures. It numbs the nerves around the knee so you don't feel pain during the procedure. ...Read more

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One leg from knee down swells each day after riding fork lift all day. Has done this for 2 years. Very fit and active. Should i wear a legcompression?

One leg from knee down swells each day after riding fork lift all day. Has done this for 2 years. Very fit and active. Should i wear a legcompression?

Not a bad idea..: Not sure why you would have leg swelling, but seemingly not painful. Prior injury can damage the vessels/lymphatics and thus cause swelling with prolonged upright position. Did you have any trauma to the leg? Are you on any medication? Norvasc/cardizem/verapamil/lyrica etc.. Are common meds causing leg swelling. Compression stockings can help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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