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Transverse Fracture on Patella which only healed together with gristle and not bone.

Oct 03, 2013 - Comments: 0

I slipped and fell at work and landed right on my right knee cap.  It was grossly separated.  I had surgery the next morning which required the screws and wire to pull it back together.   Shortly therefter the knee cap separated and I was told by the doctor to "let him worry about that" and we would work on some therapy.  Eventually the wires broke and the screws pulled out of the kneecap totally by looking at the xrays.  At 5 weeks, I was told I needed to get a 2nd opinion.  My...


Sep 19, 2013 - Comments: 0

I have arthrofibrosis of my knee due to a bad break and autoimmune issues. Basically, if you read the tutorial by Dr. Noyes I have been there, done that. I have 70 degrees...

Bone Stimulator

Sep 11, 2013 - Comments: 0

I have a nonunion patella fracture and they are asking me to wear a bone stimulator 3 hours a day. Anyone have experience with this device.


Bilateral patellar tendon rupture

Aug 07, 2013 - Comments: 5

Was wondering if anyone had any information on the above condition.  Suffer the ruptures 7/19/13 and had surgery to reattach.  Have been in complete immobilization since that time.  Wanting information on possible exercises I can do to speed up/and or increase the chances for a good recovery.  Also would like information on possible knees braces for post recovery as I led an active lifestyle with my kids including coaching softball.

Femoral Nerve Damage after bilateral ovary removal

Jul 23, 2013 - Comments: 1

I had both ovaries removed 6-1-2011 and have been unable to return to work.  The damaging affects of the surgery are numbness, pain, unable to stand, walk, or sit for longer than 5 minutes without extreme pain, never mind the fact that I have pain all day everyday.  I use Lidoderm patches, which are almost $500 a month.  The patches offer minimal relief, but I am allergic to all the pain medications that were prescribed.  I had long term...



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