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What Can Cause Back Pain After Knee Surgery
Altered walking: I see this fairly often and it is usually do to a change in the way a person walks after the knee surgery. They will tend to favor the operated leg and this will cause excessive strain on their other joints including their back . Usually when the knee gets better and the walking improved the back pain gets better too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee surgery may be done for congenital, traumatic or degenerative causes. Arthroscopy is a common method for treating cartilage and ligament problems. Open surgeries are commonly performed for fractures. Knee joint replacement may be done in (usually) older individuals with knee joint arthritis that impairs their daily function and which is not ...Read more
Position: While shoulder pain is often attributed to irritation if the diaphragm by carbon dioxide gas uses in laparpscopy, back pain is most often a consequence of laying down flat on your back without moving while under general anesthesia. It should be self limited, and when postop pain permits, some back stretching may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If you are my age, simply a combination of deconditioning and failure to properly stretch and warm up, causes the problem. If it persists and is associated with leg symptoms, then a proper spine evaluation should be done. ...Read more
Experiencing knees pain and lower back pain two months after C-section delivery. What could be the cause and how to remedy it?
Exercise: After pregnancy, your body has to regain its "sea legs, "again. There was a change in your pelvis during pregnancy and your center of gravity that may have affected the mechanics of your knees in terms of the patellae or kneecaps as well as your back. Rarely, an autoimmune response can be triggered by your pregnancy. Start exercising when cleared to do so to avoid an incisional hernia ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A socket problem...: Groin pain could be failure of the socket implant to achieve bone ingrowth, which means it is loose. Another common cause is tendinitis of the psoas tendon. This can be treated with nsaids, injection of steroid into the tendon sheath, or surgery to relieve impingement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Whether "endometriosis" pain recurs post-laparoscopy: medical literature reports intestinal adhesions after just about every invasive abd/pelvis procedure. What was done? Were biopsies taken? Rarely are & rarely show endometrial pathology. "Wandering" uterine lining is an unproven theory. Is "Endometriosis" pain iatrogenicaly-induced irritable bowel syndrome? Ask for a biopsy report. Good luck! ...Read more
See details: There are several possible causes. The best approach is to have the knee reevaluated from the orthopedist who did the surgery. ...Read more
Many things.: There are many entities that can cause pain when flexing and extending the knee. It's hard to be specific without an exam. see an orthopedic knee specialist, who can evaluate you. ...Read more
What can cause severe pain 1yr after total knee replacement surgery?My mother has numbness in foot and knee. Sometimes swelling. Thanks
Varies: There are multiple possibilities, but one general way to look at it is either there is something wrong with the knee replacement surgery outcome, or your mother has another condition causing pain in that area. The most common "other" cause is a condition calked spinal stenosis, which is essentially a pinched nerve in the back that can cause leg pain and numbness. ...Read more
Consult a physician: There many causes of both hip and knee pain. It is not unusual for knee pain to be referred from either the hip or the back and it is not unusual for hip pain to be referred from the back. For pain that persists it is important to seek the advise of an orthopaedic surgeon that can correctly identify the cause of the pain to make the correct recommendations for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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