Acl n menicus tear no surgery yet now my opposite leg feel upper quad pain etc could it be due to my knee injury can good leg be compensating?
Yup. This certainly sounds like "overuse" syndrome. (Unless, of course you injured BOTH knees with the same incident. Hope this is helpful Dr Z.
Had ACL &meniscus surgery 11 months ago. Knee still has some swelling and still no feeling in portion of my leg. Is this normal?
Yes, it can be. Arthroscopic acl surgery can cause some mild residual swelling w/ running etc. 11 months post-op. A small area of numbness below the kneecap if the patellar tendon was harvested is also normal.Recurrent swelling that is interfering w/ knee flexion or more numbness than described( esp.W/ meniscus repair)is not ' normal'. See your ors if so. Gl! Read more...
Acl deficient knee (injury 1999) current age- 30 yrs rare buckling once/year not active lifestyle gym injury-medial meniscus (2012) advise ACL surg?
Maybe. If you are happy with your current activity level/lifestyle and not buckling with everyday activities you may not need to have acl reconstruction. If you want to eventually return to jumping, pivoting, change of direction activities then you might consider surgery. An experienced sports medicine ortho can guide you towards making an appropriate decision. Read more...