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I had acl reconstruction and meniscus repair. Pain and swelling in knee was typical. No swelling at all in foot until ten days later. Is this normal?

Yes and no. It is not terribly uncommon for patients who have knee surgery to have swelling that then begins to track down into the ankle and foot. That being said, there are also people who have knee surgery that develop a blood clot, which can potentially be life threatening. So I would let your surgeon know immediately and follow his recommendations about whether your postoperative course is appropriate. Read more...

Lateral hit to the left knee playing hockey, a grinding cracking sound, & felt some pain, now swelling. Previous ACL reconstruction. What could it be?

Graft rupture. If u took a hit on the outside of your knee and felt a popping or cracking sound and had signifigant swelling fairly soon afterwards it sounds like you tore your acl graft! esp. If it feels 'loose' or unsteady now when u walk . Possibly u just tore your meniscus or mcl or your kneecap subluxated. But these sound less likely. See your ors soon. Best of luck! Read more...
Know injru. Hard to tell what you damaged without a physical exam. You could have a fracture, cartilage or ligament injury. You may also need a x-ray and maybe a mri. Read more...

How to deal with knee swelling. I had ACL reconstruction 6 years ago. I stay active, but my knee swells after playing soccer. Thank you.

Get it checked. Several things can cause a knee to swell after activity - knee cap problems, cartilage problems, even ligament issues after reconstruction. Consult your surgeon for a complete evaluation. Read more...