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Let me help: If you see the picture of the knee, we could see the knee cap controlled by 4 muscles, when they are in balance, the knee cap will be in good position, when they are not we have problem.So we do release on outside muscle( lateral retinacular release), and tinting the inside muscle(medial retinacular reefing) to correct that imbalance. This way the patella will function correctly. Thank you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Patella dislocation after lateral release. 2nd lateral release medial reticulum repair , medial menicus repair. How long average recover?
6 Month: What take too long to heal is the repair of the medial meniscus. ...Read more
Osteotomy: A fulkerson ostetomy involves cutting the tibial tuberosity, which in the site of attachment of the patellar tendon on the tibia (shin bone). The location of the tuberosity is then adjusted. It is typically performed for arthritis, and patellar instability. A lateral release is a procedure where the soft tissue to the outside of the knee cap is cut. Lr is not typically performed very often. ...Read more
Multiple kneecap dislocations. Two failed lateral release 8 months. Trochler groove pretty straight across. Arthritis . Tkr vs mpfl?
Let me explain: It depends on how much arthritis you have in the knee, if the joint really have a lot of arthritis i would advise tkr. If the changes are not much you have the reconstruction for know and possibly the tkr if needed when are more older . Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 failed lateral releases in 8 months/dislocations .& tears. Shallow trochler groove. Total knee or patellar realignment? Medial pain full thicartil
What does signal changes in the posterior left medial menicus and posterior lateral meniscus mean?
Degeneration: Mri scans image tissue by measuring hydrogen atoms such as are found in water (h2o - 2 parts hydrogen, 1 part water) . As a meniscus ages the tissue degenerates and is replaced by fluid which is mostly water. Increased MRI signal ( increased fluid) usually means some degeneration of the meniscus which is a consequence of aging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does slight lateral positioning of the patella and shallow trochlear groove with min. anterior lateral femoral condyle ridge reactive change mean?
Common MRI : It means that your kneecap sits slightly off to the side on the end of the thigh bone( trochlea) @ 90degrees of bend. ( flexion), and your 'groove' ( trochlea) is slightly shallow on your femur. Very common radiologic ' diagnosis' , seen most commonly in patients w/ 'mild' patellar instability or ' kneecap' pain. See your ORS for significance . Best of Luck! ...Read more
2 failed lateral release patella dislocations. Now rt tkr in may. Nov and patella dislocated again. Medial pain . Shallow trochlear groove. What next?
Is the three cut incision the most minimal approach for anterior/lateral fascia release for exertional compartment syndrome?
Unlikely: Usually sticks in new location.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ankle retinaculum complete tear, tib ant bowstringing. Pain, weakness. Best to weaken/release gastroc or shorten tib ant to new diagonal alignment?
Varies: Varies somewhat on your specifics. Ideally, if it because of a tear in the extensor retinaculum, then a repair or reconstruction of that structure would be the most physiologic thing to do. Don't hesitate to discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
After kneecap dislocation prev lateral release have meniscus extruded medial and partial tear. Large effusion sl pain wt bearing . Surgery? Edema both reticulum
Likely: The tear and in particular extruded portion of the meniscus associated with a large effusion do suggest that this meniscal injury will likely require surgical intervention. A short course of conservative treatment with aspiration of the knee effusion, short course of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, activity modification, brace, and physical therapy is reasonable. If does not respond then surgery. ...Read more
What to do if i'm depressed fracture involving lateral tibial plateau, grade-iii tear involving anterior horn of lateral miniscus?
Find activities: To engage in while you are laid up. Enjoy the company of others. And above all else, comply with your orthopedic surgeons directions. Take care. ...Read more
No pain relief.: Make sure that your surgeons has lots of experience with lateral releases. If they are done for the wrong reasons, they don't work very well. Generally speaking, there should be a component of lateral patellar tilt on xray and exam. ...Read more
Different things: A tendon is the end of a muscle that connects the muscle to bone. The posterior tibial tendon attaches the tibialis posterior muscle to certain bones of the foot. The tarsal tunnel is an area by your heel where the posterior tibial tendon along with 2 other tendons, a major artery, vein and nerve, pass. Its a tight area bordered by bone and thick soft tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is bilateral focal involvement of the lateral plantar motor nerves at or distal to the superior border of the medial malleolus bilaterally?
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