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

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in Re: journey of bi-latera...
on May 19, 2018, 01:21:21 PM

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 Re: Op day
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No New Posts Muscle and tendon rehab issues

Sprains, contusions, cysts and tendinitis

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

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in Re: Stiff sore knee 7 mo...
on May 22, 2018, 07:43:24 PM

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

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on May 22, 2018, 10:01:15 AM

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For anyone who has had vein clots complicating their rehab

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in Time factor for dvt
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on December 22, 2017, 05:37:29 AM


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 millen
in Re: PKR - Post Op Diary
on May 21, 2018, 07:50:48 PM

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on April 25, 2018, 07:14:50 PM

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No New Posts The patello-femoral joint

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Last post by adamas
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on May 21, 2018, 02:37:42 PM

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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on Today at 11:38:50 AM

No New Posts Osgood Schlatter's Disorder

Chronic inflammation of the lump below the kneecap.

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on March 16, 2016, 10:28:32 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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Last post by Clarkey
in Re: Treatment Options fo...
on February 17, 2018, 08:22:15 PM

No New Posts Ligament damage

Usually with instability of the knee

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in recovery of gracilis aft...
on May 22, 2018, 12:53:54 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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Last post by Heisman14
in Menisectomy what happens...
on May 19, 2018, 12:10:44 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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in Re: Cannabis to treat os...
on August 12, 2017, 06:00:16 PM

No New Posts Bone breaks around the knee

Tibial plateau fractures, femoral fractures, fractured patella

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on May 21, 2018, 03:38:11 PM

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Over-lax joints, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, etc

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Last post by mamaofthreeg
in Re: 13yo girl hip sticki...
on January 26, 2018, 05:17:14 PM

No New Posts Hip problems relating to knee pain

Knee pain may sometimes be related to hip problems.

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Last post by Clarkey
in Re: Femal derotation ost...
on April 05, 2017, 04:26:02 PM


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

General discussions

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Last post by Sam1983
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on January 01, 2018, 08:29:09 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Diet and nutritional supplements

Diet regimes, glucosamine, chondroitin sulphate, weight issues

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Last post by neptronix
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on March 24, 2018, 01:14:15 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Exercise

When one has established arthritis, exercise brings its special challenges

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Last post by Vickster
in Re: squat alternatives
on May 20, 2018, 05:13:54 PM

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 hijate
in Re: Cortisone Injection ...
on March 18, 2018, 09:12:59 PM

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

Recurrent knee effusion, Baker's cysts

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Last post by jeffmc
in Re: Baker's Cyst 2013
on November 09, 2017, 10:56:39 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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in Is OATs procedure someth...
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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 Pkklipp2
in Upcoming HTO with OATS
on March 30, 2018, 07:57:08 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Unicompartmental knee replacement

Replacing medial, lateral or patello-femoral compartments in isolation

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Last post by mjeffrey
in Partial vs Full Knee Rep...
on May 01, 2018, 07:32:00 AM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Total Knee Replacement

Also called 'arthroplasty'

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Last post by mjeffrey
in Total vs partial researc...
on May 01, 2018, 07:33:19 AM


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Last post by Patrick2by4
in Re: OS against Regenexx
on December 10, 2017, 09:20:32 PM

No New Posts NOTES - Your success stories

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Last post by Shumster
in Re: Any Peroneal Nerve r...
on February 27, 2018, 08:26:16 PM

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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 Re: Best bike for rehab?
on March 25, 2018, 02:45:18 PM


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in MOVED: Grade I PCL Spain...
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in MOVED: Tibial Torsion
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Making Donations to KNEEguru, and getting a 'Donor Flag.

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