how to break up scar tissue after knee surgery

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How long do it take for the scar tissue to breakup and dissolve. After arthroscopic knee surgery on the minicus?

A long time

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some people lay down more scar tissue than others. this can lead to stiffness and slower recovery. "breaking up" scar tissue is trying to stretch it out so it doesn't impede progress. This can take months and may not be complete
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Can scar tissue be removed after having knee surgery?

Yes

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Adhesions can develop after a knee surgery which limit motion and can be removed (typically arthroscopically), however the reason for stiffness should be fully evaluated before considering this. Most common causes are malpositioned ACL graft or inappropriate size or position of total knee components. If this is the case revision of the primary procedure is required.
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How to break up scar tissue in the knee? Is surgery the only option?

No

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Surgery may be required but some times the scar tissue can be loosened with physical therapy and exercise. I would recommend you start with evaluation with a orthopedic doctor and instruction on proper exercises.
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Dr. Shaun Machen answered:

How do you break up scar tissue in your knee? I never had surgery just a minor tear in patella.

Vitamin E Oil

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Scar massage with Vitamin E oil or cream can help to reduce scars on the skin. Scarring within the knee itself will respond to range of motion exercises and stretching.
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How to remove internal knee surgery scarring?

Motion and therapy

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Internal scar formation can occur after significant injury or surgery. If the scar formation cannot be overcome with standard motion and strengthening surgery (and perhaps local steroid injection), an arthrscopic lysis of adhesions may become warranted. Discuss options with your orthopaedic surgeon
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Can i used a silicon sheeth to help the scar from total knee surgery?

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Silicone topical either as a gel or in the form of a sheet is a very helpful treatment for early scars.
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Dr. Rashid Khan answered:

I had knee surgery a month ago to reconstruct my acl. Was wondering if there is anything I can apply to lighten the scar mark.

Scar reducing gel

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Tthere are Several scar reducing gels are available over-the-counter one of them called Mederma. If these gels don't help then consult a plastic surgeon.
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Dr. Robert Masson answered:

I had major back surgery and knee surgery on both knees. Will I physically be able to have a baby?

Yes

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Those problems and treatments, in and of themselves, do not prevent a normal, happy pregnancy. Counseling on details is probably very important
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Dr. Steven Arbit answered:

I have avn in both my knees my left knee is the worse of the two will my boyfriend be able to stay with me in the hospital after my open knee surgery?

Talk to the hospital

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Each hospital has different policies. Call the hospital and let them know about your plan. They may have rooms with an additional bed for a friend/family member.
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Dr. Gary A. Sterba answered:

I had knee surgery on both knees back in 2004 from a car accident, i haven't completely healed from it, what can i do do i need to take out the pins for better use of my legs?

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I imagine that by saying that you have not healed you mean you have pain or some disability . First you need to see the orthopedic surgeon to make sure evry thing is ok. Then he will give you advice on what to do or refer you to physical therapy to strenghten your muscles . Taking out the pins is not ussually need, but sometimes after an appropiatte time or because of inconviniences caused by them they are removed
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