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My knee keeps giving way will i need surgery?

My knee keeps giving way will i need surgery?

Seek Consultation.: You will be best off seeking consultation with an orthopedic surgeon who will evaluate your situation. Only after complete history and physical examination (sometimes imaging also) will he/she be able to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Online consultants can only speculate. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Manipulation surgery for knee how long is recovery?

Manipulation surgery for knee how long is recovery?

It depends: On the joint and the amount of stiffness you had before in the joint, it could take from few weeks to month. ...Read more

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How do I heal a bad knee without having to get surgery?

Family practice : It depends on what you mean as a bad knee. X-ray, MRI may need to be done. Physical therapy to help strengthen the knee if there was no tear. ...Read more

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Can you suggest exercises to strengthen knee after surgery?

Can you suggest exercises to strengthen knee after surgery?

Quad strengthening: exercises are KEY!! Leg lifts, quad contractions, and light weight on a leg press machine to start. work up to higher weights gradually. Biking, treadmill and rowing can all help build your quads. ...Read more

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I undergone surgery on my knee .I cannot bend more than 30 degree .

I undergone surgery on my knee .I cannot bend more than 30 degree .

You will get better: In general,because of swelling and post operative pain,the range of motion of the knee is limited.As the knee heals from the surgery and as the selling goes down,the range of motion of your knee will improve. You will need physical therapy to complete the recovery. You will get better. You did not give how long since the surgery or the time since so the answer given here is a general answer. ...Read more

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I need to know if i would need surgery for a knee if i cannot bend?

I need to know if i would need surgery for a knee if i cannot bend?

Likely Yes: If you have had an injury and cannot bend your knee, something may be stuck inside. If not getting better on its own, sometimes a quick outpatient surgery is the only way to get it going again. I would see your orthopedist sooner rather than later with a stuck knee. Don't let it go. ...Read more

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What should I do if i can't straighten my knee 1 year after surgery?

What should I do if i can't straighten my knee 1 year after surgery?

See your orthopedist: What exactly was the surgery? If the knee contracture is mild then physical therapy may help. If it is more severe then i would speak with the orthopedist. ...Read more

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How do the realign the knee from slipping. Does that require surgery?

How do the realign the knee from slipping. Does that require surgery?

Depends what slips?: A subluxating or dislocating patella is treated with various nonoperative and operative options. Most can be successfully treated with a special brace and therapy. Surgery to realign the patella can invvolve any/all of the following: medial patellofemoral ligament (mpfl) reconstruction, lateral retinacular release, and distal tibial tubercle realigning osteotomy. ...Read more

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