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Pain In Knee After Meniscus Surgery
Common: Surgery on one knee can cause a change in leg length changing your gait or can simply alter gait by changing knee function. The 'good' knee often takes the brunt of these changes & starts to hurt. A good physician might be able to determine the exact dysfunction (ex. Short leg syndrome;nerve inflammation) & provide a heel lift, osteopathic manipulation, neuroprolotherapy or other recommendation ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain. Had surgery few years ago torn meniscus. Cannot bend knee back. Swollen painful. Front and back of knee. No injury?
If you have a meniscal tear and it hasn't
improved after a year it probably won't
you will then need to undergo an arthroscopic procedure to correct the problem.
Then your pain should be improved.
If you already had a procedure, then the
question is how much of your pain is
from arthritis or do you have a new injury. ...Read more
Pain in knee cap when going up and downstairs and sometimes at rest years after meniscus surgery? What could it be?
Knee cap issues: The symptoms you describe are indicative of pain originating in the cartilage on the underside of the knee cap (patella). This condition is called chondromalacia patella. Treatment involves ice packs and nsaia for the pain. Hamstring stretching and quad balancing exercises help correct the problem. Cartilage heals slowly though. Weight loss can help tremendously. ...Read more
I am suffering from knee pain diagonised with medial meniscus tear...Can I heal it without any surgery...Should I wear a brace?
Rarely: The meniscus of the knee has for 90%+ no circulation and because of it little potential to heal. Unless the tear is small and very peripheral (where circulation is best) it will not heal on its own. Surgery is advised for tears that are causing locking of the knee. Your symptoms have to correlate with the MRI findings to recommend surgery. ...Read more
So tired of knee pain. Mcl & meniscus repaired in august but pain still intense. 1-2mm tear showed in most recent mri. Would surgery help?
Have had constant knee pain for over a year. MRI and x rays cant find anything wrong. Had surgery for torn meniscus a year and a half ago what's wrong?
Sudden onset of knee pain with specific movement. L knee pn. History of meniscus damage with arthroscopic surgery 5+ years ago. Developing sudden onset of pain while extending knee from bent position while bearing weight. Pn located from outside-center
Meniscal tears: There are several types of meniscal tears (see pic). Some meniscal tears occur w/ acute injury & some as degenerative changes (over time). Common symptoms include pain, swelling, clicking/ popping, locking/ catching, giving way, and/ or limited range of motion. Hope this helps. You may wish to try thessaly test, but it is best if you let a physician examine you and possibly order an MRI to be sure. ...Read more
Is stem cell acceptable for knee pain, had meniscus surgery and a small amount of osteoarthritis was also found in knee 67 year old male active biker?
2nd meniscus surgery in jul'12, 1st in jun'10. Partial ACL tear untreated. Knee & quad irritated. Slight knee pain if tense or being pivot foot.?
Hard to say:
Might get better with pt if not maybe the acl has gotten worse
should discuss with your orthopedist or seek another opinion. ...Read more
Rt knee pain w/ hx of surgery. Sharp pain that feels like broken glass when pressure is applied. Pain wakes me up even while sleeping. Recent surgery in Oct, acl required screw and hamsting graft. 5 yrs ago I had miniscus surgery. The pain is not just wh
See orthopedist: Then you need to see an orthopedist and have the knee reevaluated. ...Read more
Meniscus: See your orthopedic surgeon for partial meniscectomy/repair if you have mechanical symptoms of locking or painful clicking. ...Read more
Need more info:
Hi, knee pain can come from multiple sources including the 2 ligaments that you mentioned. Physical exam tests can sometimes distinguish the source of pain.
Mri is a great exam that can differentiate between injury to the meniscus versus injury to the mcl. But, just seeing the injury on the MRI does not mean that the abnormality is the pain generator. The exam and the MRI complement each other. ...Read more
Knee pain my knee locks up it hurts on inner and back area yesterday a coworker n I heard it pop I've torn my meniscus in this knee advice?
Good chance: A torn meniscus classically will lock up the knee from time to time with an occasional popping. It is best to get evaluated if this is happening since it rarely gets better on ts own and can speed up damage to the cartilage of the knee and lead to early arthritis. An MRI will confirm the clinical diagnosis and surgery is often indicated. ...Read more
What is a meniscus that is displaced look like? What kind if physical exam goes on with knee pain? Why does my knee hurt worse when I stand in 1place?
The knee might be swollen and be tender to touch, & painful increasing with motion. The knee is locked (held in flexion, ie bend) with difficulty to extend (straighten) it out.
When the meniscus is displaced, knee is always painful, whether one stands or sits/lays down. ...Read more
Is there anything that can be done for chronic knee pain with possible meniscus tear or displacement? Please help
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