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in MOVED: Grade I PCL Spain...
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in MOVED: Tibial Torsion
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How this board works. Only post here if you want to know something about how the board works. Medical questions should go into the sections below. KNEEgeeks is our bulletin board. We also have a main KNEEguru website packed with knee information: . Don't forget to look there, too.

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on January 06, 2016, 11:04:50 AM


No New Posts EMERGENCY RESUSC. - crisis room

Use this section with discretion. It is to give urgent help when in crisis only - incipient surgery, major complications. Use the general section if this does not apply.

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Last post by Tae111
in Re: Help Quadricepts ten...
on March 21, 2017, 03:44:08 PM

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in ACL rupture - waiting fo...
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No New Posts Popular knee discussions (not for new threads)

Easy to find without blocking the newbie threads from being seen. all new threads will be moved to other boards.

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in MOVED: Recovery time to ...
on February 16, 2017, 09:37:50 PM

No New Posts Spiritual help and encouragement

General words of encouragement can go a long way. Everyone on this site will appreciate help with coping with pain and disability. Non-denominational, please.

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on March 05, 2017, 10:10:55 AM

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Last post by icarus
in Re: Op day
on October 18, 2016, 08:52:00 PM


No New Posts Post-op diaries (<50 posts)

To let us know how you are getting on for the first days and first few weeks after your operation or injury. We would be interested in knowing about pain levels and meds, dressings, using the CPM machine, swelling, icing regimes, mobility, exercise regimes, bathing and travelling issues, etc.

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Last post by lanamarie
in Re: Cartiform Patellar I...
on March 27, 2017, 07:44:02 PM

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For diaries that are starting to bulk up.

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on February 11, 2017, 09:33:12 PM

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For busy diaries with 100 to 300 posts.

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on January 19, 2017, 02:57:10 AM

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Last post by Vickster
in Re: Nick's RK Medial pli...
on March 18, 2017, 10:53:51 PM


No New Posts Muscle and tendon rehab issues

Sprains, contusions, cysts and tendinitis

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Last post by AroohArooh!!
in Re: Permanent Quad Atrop...
on March 22, 2017, 03:05:30 PM

No New Posts General rehab issues and pain problems

General questions about exercises, stretching, gaining range of motion, handling pain and swelling.

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Last post by Valmo
in Re: Dealing with pain an...
on March 27, 2017, 12:24:38 AM

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Wound problems, infection, external scarring, inflammation, nerve problems, RSD, synovial chondromatosis

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in Peroneal nerve release b...
on March 10, 2017, 12:46:04 PM

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Adhesions, internal scarring, fat pad syndrome, infrapatellar contracture, patella infera (baja)

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Last post by flipflop
in Re: Arthrofibrosis...Its...
on March 12, 2017, 09:21:07 PM

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For anyone who has had vein clots complicating their rehab

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Last post by hannahkoll
in ACL and Meniscus Surgery
on October 02, 2015, 11:09:52 PM

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Last post by Vickster
in Re: Wanted Kneehab XP fo...
on January 03, 2017, 03:08:45 PM


No New Posts The patello-femoral joint

Mal-tracking, lateral release, medial reefing, tibial tuberosity transfer, patellar arthritis, patellectomy, plica, patello-femoral braces.

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Last post by mikemacasero
in Torn ACL. Prehab --- Ca...
on March 24, 2017, 02:52:36 AM

No New Posts Ruptured patellar tendon or ruptured quadriceps tendon

Rupture of one of the major tendons attaching to the top or the bottom of the patella.

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Last post by spannerwingnut
in Re: Are the MPFL and the...
on March 27, 2017, 10:07:43 PM

No New Posts Osgood Schlatter's Disorder

Chronic inflammation of the lump below the kneecap.

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Last post by heds71
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on March 16, 2016, 11:28:32 AM

No New Posts Overuse problems of the knee (except Osgood Schlatter's)

Jumpers knee, iliotibial friction band syndrome, tendinitis, bursitis, muscle strains and sprains

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in Treatment Options for Pa...
on February 16, 2017, 07:30:09 PM

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Usually with instability of the knee

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Last post by Hill Girl
in 4 days out from ACLR: pr...
on March 27, 2017, 08:39:33 PM

Child Boards: Cruciate ligaments, Postero-lateral corner injuries, Collateral Ligaments and other non-cruciate tendons & ligaments around the knee
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Trimming, meniscectomy, meniscal repair, meniscal transplant, synthetic menisci, meniscal cyst

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in Re: 34 years young. 100...
on Today at 09:14:58 AM

No New Posts Rheumatoid Arthritis (and its variants)

Rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Still's disease - types of arthritis where usually many joints are affected and patients are often quite ill.

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Last post by Jamesgirll35
in Re: Arthritis after a br...
on August 22, 2016, 12:17:59 PM

No New Posts Bone breaks around the knee

Tibial plateau fractures, femoral fractures, fractured patella

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Last post by hberry
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on March 26, 2017, 08:56:23 PM

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Over-lax joints, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, etc

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in Re: Could this be ehlers...
on December 26, 2016, 09:06:44 PM


No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - General principles of managing Osteoarthritis of the knee

General discussions

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Last post by julioalmeda219
in Re: OWHTO 2006 - Now in ...
on March 03, 2017, 06:08:21 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Diet and nutritional supplements

Diet regimes, glucosamine, chondroitin sulphate, weight issues

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Last post by Max4488
in Anyone tried Circumin?
on February 03, 2017, 12:01:36 AM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Exercise

When one has established arthritis, exercise brings its special challenges

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Last post by ReZ
in Chondromalacia Patella -...
on December 05, 2016, 01:31:41 AM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Clearing inflamed joint lining

Lavage, debridement, synovectomy

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Last post by Towny4ever
in Synovitis after partial ...
on April 22, 2015, 12:39:03 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Injections into the joint

Steroid injections, lubricants (eg Synvisc)

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Last post by Brandon123
in Re: Synvisc (or other vi...
on January 26, 2017, 06:57:24 AM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Arthritic swelling and Baker's Cysts

Recurrent knee effusion, Baker's cysts

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Last post by MR. C
in Re: Help
on September 28, 2016, 08:41:02 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Clearing spurs and cysts

Osteophyte removal, bone cyst removal

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Last post by Clarkey
in Re: What are bone spurs ...
on January 23, 2017, 03:40:44 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Articular cartilage repair

All procedures relating to interventions where damaged joint cartilage is replaced with cells or tissues.

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Last post by bizzybank
in Re: Stem cell therapy, t...
on March 23, 2017, 05:14:21 PM

Child Boards: CARTILAGE REPAIR - ACI & MACI (autologous/matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation), CARTILAGE REPAIR - Marrow stimulation techniques (eg microfracture, abrasion arthroplasty), CARTILAGE REPAIR - Osteochondral autografts and allografts (eg OATS & mosaicplasty), CARTILAGE REPAIR - Stem cell procedures (eg Regenexx), CARTILAGE REPAIR - Juvenile cell tissue transplantation (Denovo ET and Denovo NT)
No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Changing the forces through the joint

Tibial and femoral osteotomy (opening or closing bone wedges). Unloader braces. 'Unispacer'.

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Last post by Viper6
in Re: High Tibial Osteotom...
on February 19, 2017, 03:17:36 AM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Unicompartmental knee replacement

Replacing medial, lateral or patello-femoral compartments in isolation

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Last post by Jordan1
in Partial Knee replacement...
on March 06, 2017, 07:21:57 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Total Knee Replacement

Also called 'arthroplasty'

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Last post by millen
in Re: NHS or Private?
on March 14, 2017, 09:38:48 PM


No New Posts NOTES - Surgical Procedures

This section is for discussing technique and principles of surgical procedures. Try and limit the links and questions specifically to materials and surgical method. Use the other sections to ask questions related to your personal situation.

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Last post by jmonroe81
in S/P plica excision in a ...
on March 10, 2017, 02:05:37 AM

No New Posts NOTES - Your success stories

If you feel your knee problem has been successfully managed, let us hear about it. Post the full story with the first post - how it started, what symptoms, what you were told, what examinations and tests, what surgery, what type of rehab.

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Last post by Fraz27
in Re: Any Peroneal Nerve r...
on March 23, 2017, 08:56:20 PM

No New Posts Knee anatomy & imaging

Anatomy, MRI, X-rays, CT scans, bone scans

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Last post by Brokenbiker
in Re: Broken Patella, non ...
on February 23, 2017, 12:56:18 AM

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ACL, MCL, PFS - what do those abbreviations mean? Post up any new ones and get your questions answered.

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Last post by Jamhour
in Re: CPM - Constant Passi...
on March 04, 2017, 07:40:32 AM

No New Posts Knee braces

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in Lateral comparment knee ...
on November 25, 2016, 11:30:39 PM

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on February 02, 2017, 11:59:34 PM


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