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Diagnosed with plica syndrome. Had physical therapy for 3 months...knee still hurts. Should I consider surgery?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Possibly.

Surgery is possible.
But make sure that you're being treated by a sports medicine orthopedic knee surgeon, who can make an accurate diagnosis.

In brief: Possibly.

Surgery is possible.
But make sure that you're being treated by a sports medicine orthopedic knee surgeon, who can make an accurate diagnosis.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Surgery is an option

Plica syndrome is common and can be quite a problem. Therapy is a reasonable start.
If therapy and NSAID haven't helped, an injection would be the next best option. If that fails to relieve your pain, an arthroscopic surgery is reasonable.

In brief: Surgery is an option

Plica syndrome is common and can be quite a problem. Therapy is a reasonable start.
If therapy and NSAID haven't helped, an injection would be the next best option. If that fails to relieve your pain, an arthroscopic surgery is reasonable.
Dr. James Shapiro
Dr. James Shapiro
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