What is the best way to get rid of scar tissue is your knee?

Depends. A consultation with an orthopedic surgeon is a good place to start. Mild scarring can remodel with appropriate range of motion exercises, and the risk of further injury reduced with strengthening. More involved scar tissue may benefit from operative intervention. Seek a board certified orthopedic surgeon in your area for specifics.

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How do you get rid of scar tissue from stiches on knee?

Scar creams/revision. Simple scar management includes scar care creams, silicone gel sheets and/or compression garments. Post surgical procedures like an amputation the tissue may need contouring or scar revision. See reconstructive surgeon along with your rehabilitation team. Read more...
Depends on what. treatment approach is taken. Is this scarring in the area of your above the knee amputation? Please discuss this with your surgeon. One possible option is acupuncture. Read more...

Do orthopedists use laser to get rid of scar tissue of the knee?

No. We typically use a scope (microscopic camera) and a mechanical shaver and electric cautery or scalpel to resect and clean out scar tissue. Read more...

How do I get rid of scar tissue in the knee joint? My knee is very painful with weight bearing especially medial?

Knee pain. There are a couple of options for internal scar tissue. One is physical therapy. Another is a cortisone injection by your orthopedic surgeon or finally you may need to have the scar tissue removed by your orthopedic surgeon. Talk to your surgeon and work out a game plan. Read more...
It could be a tear. Pain on the inside aspect of the knee could be a meniscus tear. The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that sits between the two bones and acts like a shock on a car. You can also have arthritis or an mcl sprain -- both also cause pain on the inside of the knee. Unless you had trauma or surgery, you probably don't have scar tissue that needs to be released. Read more...

Had ACL reconstruction 8 months ago. Due to pain, I now need to get scar tissue reduced. How can I prevent rebuild up of scar tissue in the knee?

Scar tissue. Scar tissue develops as a result of injury to affected area, infection or surgery. Performing surgery for the sake of scar removal is often time not very helpful. It's possible that the knee has been re-injured which is causing the pain. Surgical technique is the best way to reduce scar tissue but is still a literal and figurative "double edged" sword. Read more...

What is the best way to get more research done on how to permanently get rid of painful scar tissue?

Depends on site. See a dermatologist or aesthetic surgeon to evaluate the scar. Long-term pain in scars is not too common, and may indicate a problem within the scar itself. You did not mention location, reason for scarring, etc. They will ask those questions and examine. Sometimes injections help quiet unstable scarring. Read more...