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What Is A Complex Tear Of The Medial Meniscus
Dear sir, i had "bucket handle tear of the medial meniscus" and i did a surgery week ago.I need to know what exactly the physiotherapy that I have to?
Full thickness tear of the ACl and "Bucket handell tear of the medial meniscus. is it possible to not go into operation, and only conservative soluti?
Poss surgery: The bucket handle tear of the meniscus will likely cause you problems - should probably be dealt with via arthroscopic approach. The ACL tear can wait - do PT and make a decision later if you want to have an ACL reconstruction done. Not everyone needs ACL repair - talk to your doctor about the pros and cons. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Maybe: A finding of a tear on MRI does not mean you need surgery. The key to determining if you need surgery is reproducible pain that prevents you from performing the activities that you enjoy. Swelling is another factor that would indicate that surgery is necessary. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
How long does a non displaced hairline tibial plateau fracture take to heal? Along with a slight tear of the medial meniscus?
12 wks: Tib plateau fractures take about 6 wks to be partially healed. I usually restrict any weight bearing for about 8 wks. At 12 wks things are getting pretty solid. Medial meniscus: depends upon several factors. Unable to answer based upon info provided. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a complex tear of my posterior horn medial meniscus at the root, tricompartmental chondral thinning and gout. What are my options?
See a orthopedist: You need to be seen and evaluated by a knee specialist. At you age, conservative care should be tried first. If the cartilage thinning is significant and conservative care doesn't help, surgery will be needed. There are options, but an evaluation will help determine the best ones for you. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I was diagnosed with complex tear of medial meniscus last Oct by MRI. I twisted recently. I want surgery. Dr didn't order new MRI. Is this standard?
New 1 not necessary: Having a torn meniscus is like being pregnant… You have it or you don't. Since your MRI already showed you have a tear, you should've had surgery then. Now it might be more torn, but you still need surgery. You're orthopedic surgeon would not need a new MRI scan… He would just proceed with the operation that you should've had after the first MRI. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a horizontal oblique tear of lateral of the posterior horn of medial meniscus with complex tear in body of anterior horn of medial menicus
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