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What is medial retinacular reefing with lateral retinacular release mean?

What is medial retinacular reefing with lateral retinacular release mean?

Not easy question: Partial chondroplasty is to shave the rough surfaces of the inside femoral condyle to make smooth. The reason show tilt is because there is more pressure on the inside than outside. ...Read more

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Does a medial retinacular tear require surgery?

Does a medial retinacular tear require surgery?

Not usually: An isolated medial retinacular tear of the knee does necessarily require surgery/ thorough evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon will determine your specific needs, however. ...Read more

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Does a high grade partial tear of the medial retinaculum require surgery?

Does a high grade partial tear of the medial retinaculum require surgery?

Not usually: An isolated medial retinacular tear of the knee does necessarily require surgery/ thorough evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon will determine your specific needs, however. ...Read more

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What treatment is used for medial patellar partial retinaculum tear. How long must i wait until resuming normal activities?

What treatment is used for medial patellar partial retinaculum tear. How long must i wait until resuming normal activities?

Depends: The severity of your knee injury that caused the tear of the medial patellar retinaculum tear will determine the length of your recovery. Physical therapy can be very beneficial to aid your recovery and speed your return to "normal" activities. If you have not seen an orthopaedic surgeon yet, it would probably be worthwhile for you. ...Read more

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Almost complete tear medial patellar retinaculum need surgery or can heal by it self? takes how long to heal? i feel stiff n painnful

Almost complete tear medial patellar retinaculum need surgery or can heal by it self? takes how long to heal? i feel stiff n painnful

It depends.: If it's your first time tearing it, it may have the potential to heal. If it's happened repeatedly, then you may need surgical stabilization. ...Read more

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Why hasn't the swelling in my knee gone down in a month of icing after a torn medial retinaculum?

Why hasn't the swelling in my knee gone down in a month of icing after a torn medial retinaculum?

Takes time: You most likely had a hemarthrosis (blood on your knee) and this can take 8-12 weeks to resolve depending on your activity. Continue ice and activity modification but it's like watching paint dry. If swelling or pain persists i would see an orthopedist. They could possibly remove the fluid from your knee (needle aspiration). ...Read more

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Hi, I got back my MRI results and I have torn my lateral retinaculum in knee. Some doctors say its not important. Is it true? I am a pro. athlete

Hi, I got back my MRI results and I have torn my lateral retinaculum in knee. Some doctors say its not important. Is it true? I am a pro. athlete

Pro athlete: The doctor(s) in charge of your athletic activity will carefully decide whether your tear is OK or not. Sport is fun but I had to sit out one game of rugby and, once back on the field, saw several patients a week after their injury. Please listen to the advice of the doctors! ...Read more

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How long will it take to get back to playing soccer after a tear of the medial retinaculum in the knee?

Depends: The only person who can give you a reasonable time line is your orthopedic surgeon because there are many variables in the healing. ...Read more

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Does a high grade partial tear of the medial retinaculum require surgery or is physical therapy a better option?

Does a high grade partial tear of the medial retinaculum require surgery or is physical therapy a better option?

Try Pt first: I assume u dislocated your kneecap( patella ). If u tore your medial patellofemoral ligament (mpfl) ( medial retinaculum ) the initial tx is geared to strengthening your quads( specifically the vmo). If your patella continues to 'slip' despite quad strengthening / patellar brace see an ors adept at knee injuries. Surgery can involve repair/ reconstruction of the mpfl . Gl! ...Read more

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Ankle retinaculum complete tear, tib ant bowstringing. Pain, weakness. Best to weaken/release gastroc or shorten tib ant to new diagonal alignment?

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