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Strained Quadriceps After Lateral Release
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
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
Can ankle superior extensor retinaculum be replaced/reconstructed? 1 year ago after fasciotomy remaining retinaculum completely tore away/bowstringing
Yes.: Yes, it can be repaired, replaced, or reconstructed. ...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?
2 failed lateral releases in 8 months/dislocations .& tears. Shallow trochler groove. Total knee or patellar realignment? Medial pain full thicartil
Ankle ext retinaculum torn after fasciotomy & injury in PT. Tib ant bowstringing. How can reconstruct retinaculum w/o causing CS pressure to return?
Reconstruction?: Plantaris tendon (if you have one) overlay may do the trick as a static wrap between tibialis posterior and Achilles tendons. Talk to your Orthopedist or plastic surgeon at a University setting ...Read more
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
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
8-12 wks.: " tennis elbow" surgery is fairly straightforward and can be done " open" or arthroscopically . Long term results w/ either technique is similar.Be sure u have failed all non-operative treatment before undergoing surgery( including for some ors prp injections).If u have, surgery has a higher success rate. Good luck! ...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
Lateral epicondylitis tendinopathy with multiple ruptures along the extensor tendon r elbow after fall on flexed elbow. Treatment options? Pt no help
How long after ACL reconstruction (patellar autograft) with medial meniscus repair and lateral meniscectomy can one start taking anti-inflammatories?
Is it possible to dislodge a reconstructed ACL via patella tendon by over rotation or excessively pivoting the foot? Post ACL recon. 1 week after
Possible: If there's been any injury to a recently reconstructed acl, i recommend you see your surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more
Is knee locking common when bending your knee after straight legs raises (physio) to another exercise; 11 days post op from partial meniscectomy?
Why pain in facialis posterior tibialis diaphysis after stretching in post-trauma lower-leg? NSAID takes pain/stiffness off. Muscle, joint trauma?
6 weeks after ACL surgery, knee flexion is 90-100, extension lag is 30. Supra patellar swelling present. When can I get full flexion and extension?
Depends: Your Surgeon is in best position to tell you. Sometimes full range of motion is never achieved after surgery even with PT ...Read more
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
Effective stretches for strained pectoral/intercostal muscle? Injury occurred 3+weeks ago. Pain is back after light workout not involving chest.
Rest/sports med eval: Pain after workout not involving chest likely from increased respiratory volume (deeper breathing) that occurs during exercise. A physical therapist can give you specific stretches/core strengthening to decrease symptoms, promote healing, and prevent recurrence. If it persists, see a sports medicine physician. ...Read more
Many possibilities: The knee is an important weight bearing joint with a complex inner and outer structure. Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, and metabolic conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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