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Doctor insights on: Hyper Extended Knee And Stretched Peroneal Nerve To Heal

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I had a peroneal nerve repair. And a broken fibular head just under 5inch low from knee now I can't bend my knees what is the solution??

I had a peroneal nerve repair. And a broken fibular head just under 5inch low from knee now I can't bend my knees what is the solution??

Talk 2 Ur treating-: -surgeon. It depends on how long U were in a cast or immobilized. To protect the repair. Then PT is needed 2 regain ROM slowly so as not 2 stress the repair. Then more aggressive PT at about the 6th-7th week. All should B ordered by Ur surgeon. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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What Dr would determine if I need a peroneal nerve release surgery first or a total knee replacement followed by nerve release...DX for both already?

What Dr would determine if I need a peroneal nerve release surgery first or a total knee replacement followed by nerve release...DX for both already?

Nerve Tx or Knee 1st: Your orthopedic surgeon will most likely want your peroneal nerve treated first. They don't want any other medical issues clouding the high success of your knee replacement. ...Read more

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Superficial peroneal nerve compression syndrome is there a cure? Leg hurts knee swollen foot tingling numb for a month speclist app 3 weeks

Superficial peroneal nerve compression syndrome is there a cure? Leg hurts knee swollen foot tingling numb for a month speclist app 3 weeks

May need surgical op: May need surgical therapy. This is a complex problem and requires special expertise. The diagnosis must be clear. There may also be causalgia complicating this. It appears you have other medical problems which need perspective ...Read more

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Common peroneal nerve injury and partial posterior tibial nerve injury knee joint. What treatment should I go for? Can simulation help?

Common peroneal nerve injury and partial posterior tibial nerve injury knee joint. What treatment should I go for? Can simulation help?

Physiotherapy: I normally recommend a course of physiotherapy with homework and avoidance of compression for these conditions. A more specific answer may depend on how you acquired these conditions. Good luck! ...Read more

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Was given gabapentin4mild peroneal neuropathy in knee. Now have burning sensation n slight pain in left knee. Left arm is palpitating. What should I do?

Was given gabapentin4mild peroneal neuropathy in knee. Now have burning sensation n slight pain in left knee. Left arm is palpitating. What should I do?

See pain management: Specialist or a neurologist. Peripheral neuropathy is a complicate chronic dysfunction to live with. The good news is there is a treatment for this condition ranges from conservative therapies, pharmacological and alternative options. The goals of treatment are to relieve pain, maintain normal function and improve quality of life. ...Read more

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How can I heal my hyper extended knee fast?

How can I heal my hyper extended knee fast?

It depends: Depending upon the extent of injury, this may take 6 weeks or longer to heal. Sometimes bracing, rest, activity modification, pt, or even surgery is needed. You need to define the true extent of hte injury. ...Read more

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Regeneration after footdrop? Peroneal nerve was affected. Muscles twitches with dorsi, tingling. I feel like stretching leg and back all time. Feedbac

Footdrop: Can have many different types of causes, symptoms and levels of injury. There is a chance of regeneration of in many of the nerve injuries. There are also many types of treatments, conservative and surgery that help many patients. ...Read more

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After a hyper-extended knee, when and how should you rehab it?

After a hyper-extended knee, when and how should you rehab it?

As long as no: Instability, and pain is improving, you usually can start rehabbing it as when you can tolerate it. If pain gets worse again with activity, see a physician to be sure there is not more damage. Nsaids may help. In rehabbing, strengthen quads and hamstrings with closed kinetic chain exercises. See a physician if not continued improvement to be safe. ...Read more

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Could my hyper extended hamstrings be the cause of my dislocated knees?

Could my hyper extended hamstrings be the cause of my dislocated knees?

Maybe: People with generalized ligament outs laxity are more prone to joint dislocations. ...Read more

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I hyper extended my knee about a week ago what should I do now ice it heat it or both?

I hyper extended my knee about a week ago what should I do now ice it heat it or both?

Hyperextension: Make sure its nothing more serious. But in general, ice works better on an injury within the frist 48 hours, then consider moist heat or contrasting ice with moist heat. ...Read more

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Its been a week since I hyper extended my knee do you think I should be icing it heating it or both?

Its been a week since I hyper extended my knee do you think I should be icing it heating it or both?

Hyperextension: Make sure its nothing more serious. But in general, ice works better on an injury within the frist 48 hours, then consider moist heat or contrasting ice with moist heat. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hyper extend when I change directions while running?

Why does my knee hyper extend when I change directions while running?

Laxity & weakness: Some knees naturally hyperextend in certain positions due to the ligaments being "loose, " but not torn. Muscle weakness around the knee & pelvis also contribute to hyperextension. If minimal pain, then work on strengthening. If pain/swelling, then it's time to see a doc for a more thorough work-up. If I can be of help, then join my care team & virtual practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-ClarkeHolmes ...Read more

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What does it mean to hyper-extended your knee?

What does it mean to hyper-extended your knee?

Injured by extension: Hyperextension means over-extension, or straightening a knee joint beyond the straight position. If one straightens out his leg, it stops approximately straight, which is normal. If his lower leg and foot continues moving past the straight point, that is called hyperextension. At first, knee ligaments will over-stretch, with a little bleeding. Further extension will tear up the ligaments. ...Read more

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What happened if I hyper-extended my knee and heard it pop?

What happened if I hyper-extended my knee and heard it pop?

Can You Walk?: If you can walk you just hear benign joint noise. If you have pain or disability with walking you may have torn your Posterior Cruciate Ligament.
If you have pain but can still walk you may have just sprained the ligament.
See a doctor for a complete exam. ...Read more

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What would be the fastest way to recover from a hyper-extended knee?

What would be the fastest way to recover from a hyper-extended knee?

Seek medical opinion: Hyperextension knee injuries are not all the same. The severity of and time needed to recover depends upon what exactly was injured when the knee hyperextended. A mild injury or sprain may allow a return to normal pre-injury activity very rapidly (days), but a more severe hyperextension injury can tear various knee ligaments, capsule and tendons and require surgery and extensive recuperation. ...Read more

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My knee got hit back the opposite way. Is it hyper-extended or is it torn? It has improved a lot in a week. I can bend/straighten it, put weight on it

My knee got hit back the opposite way. Is it hyper-extended or is it torn? It has improved a lot in a week. I can bend/straighten it, put weight on it

Improved: It is a good sign that the knee has improved and you can bear weight and function it seems normally. So sounds like a sprain. See how you feel in another week. Sound like almost better ...Read more

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Why do the nerves on my knee pain me when stretching the leg after folding the leg for some time?

Why do the nerves on my knee pain me when stretching the leg after folding the leg for some time?

Neurovascular kink: The nerve and vascular bundle is compressed when the knee is bent, resulting in poor circulation to the nerve and leg tissue itself. The resultant rebound hyperemia causes the sensation of paraesthesia, after the knee is extended again ...Read more

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So I hyper extended my knee last saturday and I really want to play this saturday do you think ill be able to?

Hard to say: If you are limping or still swollen, you probably
shouldn't play
you may have done more than just hyperextended your knee
you may have injured one of the ligaments or
meniscus inside your knee
if the symptoms do not resolve, you
may need a good ortho exam and xray. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hyper extend and hurt during softball? Have had a cortisone shot before should I try it again?

Why does my knee hyper extend and hurt during softball? Have had a cortisone shot before should I try it again?

Your: Knee should not hyperextend. See your doctor. Or orthopedic surgeon. Could be weak quad/hamstring muscles. Or it could be something more. See a specialist. The shots would work with inflammation. But not the problem ...Read more

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What is a genticulate nerve block for knee pain Where is this injection done? What cause pain in back of the knee hurts to straighten stretching feelin

What is a genticulate nerve block for knee pain Where is this injection done? What cause pain in back of the knee hurts to straighten stretching feelin

Genicular nerve bloc: These are nerves on the inside and outside of the knee that when blocked provide relief of pain. Pain in the knee can come from many causes - menicus tear, ligament issues (ACL, MCL etc...), synovial issues etc... ...Read more

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How long will a bruised nerve at the knee take to heal after a fall?

Bruised Nerve: From personal experience this could take weeks to years depending on how severe the nerve was injured. ...Read more

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I hyper-extended my leg the other day and at first didn't have much pain. Since, I have had knee pain that has become worse. No comfort, lose sleep.

I hyper-extended my leg the other day and at first didn't have much pain. Since, I have had knee pain that has become worse. No comfort, lose sleep.

See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you what to do about it. ...Read more

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I've got a discomfort/pain in my left knee. It feels like a pinched nerve or as if it's going over the kneecap. Only hurts when the knee is bent, it's fine when straightened. Will it heal itself?

Patellofemoral pain: Your description is not quite detailed enough to be able to give you precise answers. Pain on the front of the knee is often derived from the patellofemoral (kneecap) joint. The bursa on the front of the knee can be inflamed as well. At times, nerve irritation from the low back can create pain on the front of the knee. If the pain is not resolving within 1-2 weeks, then it I would see a physician. ...Read more

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I over stretched my knee towards and past my thigh then heard three loud cracks. It became swollen and painful and now I can not extend it fully.?

U need 2 B Cn: Not sure what u did but if it swelled right away and feels tense could b an acl or could b a cartilage tear. Get in 2 c an ortho guy. X_ray & xame can give u a DX easily. ...Read more

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I'm a 22 medically free female, I suffer from dark knees, elbows, buttocks, whenever I have a wound it heals with hyper-pigmentation, what's wrong?!?

I'm a 22 medically free female, I suffer from dark knees, elbows, buttocks, whenever I have a wound it heals with hyper-pigmentation, what's wrong?!?

Hyperpigmentation: You may have a condition known as acanthosis nigrans. Talk to your gynacologist about your condition and also see a dermatologist. ...Read more