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Side Effects Tourniquet Knee Arthroscopy
Safe injection with : Few complication if it done right, death of nearby, joint infection, skin and soft tissue thinning around injection site, temporary flare of pain and inflammation in the joint 'cortisone flare, tendon weakening or rupture, thinning of nearby bone (osteoporosis), whitening or lightening of the skin around injection site , transient increase in blood sugar level, allergic reaction to some component ...Read more
Arthroscopic surgery involves looking inside of a joint with a very small camera. The joint is filled with water and the camera is placed into the joint, using small incisions. Most orthopaedic surgeons utilize arthroscopic surgery to treat a variety of conditions, including: meniscal and rotator cuff years, joint infections and inflammation, removal of loose ...Read more
Knee injury while dancing. Heard pop tearing sensation. Unstable knee x3 weeks medial swelling swelling down into foot. Dx?
Tight skin around ankle sides 4mths post surgery, screws/ plate 1 side, screws 1 side. PT daily restrictive dueto knee proced torn meniscus, arthritis?
What are the possible side effects of ACL and meniscus reconstruction surgery using a hamstring graft ?
Besides hip dislocation and hip fracture, what are other side effects of hip replacement surgery?
2 knee surgeries L knee, meniscus removal,tendon release,13 and 7yrs ago.Feels like bone on bone,severe arthritis,floating kneecap.Treatment options?
Can post medial meniscectomy pain give pain only to lateral side of knee after 6yrs meniscectomy?Fresh MRI shows medial meniscus retear in remnant?
Ailf w/ left hip graft 7/30/13, pt for post op thigh weakness but knee still buckling, ncs shows femoral neuropathy. Will this resolve on it's own?
H/o medial meniscectomy 6yrs back,now pain on lateral side of knee?Fresh MRI show medial meniscus retear in remnant and PF wear?need Surgery again?
Arguable: Recent articles show knee exercises are as good or better than surgery for knee arthritis and meniscal tears treated with use and quad strengthening show almost the same results as surgery. If Aleve (naproxen) and good athletic shoes offer comfort, I'd avoid further surgery. Take Chondroitin daily and hope for the best. ...Read more
Incised retinaculum ankle-fasciotomy. Extensor tendons now subluxing. Knee buckling from feels like muscles on lateral side giving out. Related?
Joint problems: It sounds like you have both knee and ankle problems, and when you have serious enough ankle joint problems, it is not uncommon to cause problems one major joint away - in the knee. If you haven't already had advice from your orthopedist, you need to discuss how stable the knee is since the ankle surgery. Weight-bearing is a good sign of joint instability- I suggest you see your ortho right away ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why pain after cortizone (hydrocortisone) injection. Mri says grade 2/3 sprain in both knee mcls, joint effusion, patella tilt &chrondomalica patella. Result of fall.
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to strengthen your quads to improve tracking, and avoiding deep knee bending activities. Also oral or topical nsaids can be of benefit, as well as a brace. Injection of cortisone or hyaluronic acid also very popular. Mcl injuries can be braced & need time not cortisone injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain and stiffness with extending knee. Medial knee pain extending just below knee. Gradual onset after yard work, 8 mile walk. No swelling. Minor redness. DVT?
Arthroscopy is minimally invasive joint surgery, commonly used for the knee & shoulder, but also for the ankle, hip, wrist, elbow and other joints. A camera with a fiber optic cable is attached to a video screen placed thru a 1 cm incision and other instruments are introduced thru other small incisions to do the work required. The small incisions allow for quicker ...Read more
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