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in Re: Inside of thigh numb
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The SPECIALIST'S OFFICE

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

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on July 22, 2017, 07:51:28 PM

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Chronic inflammation of the lump below the kneecap.

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Usually with instability of the knee

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on July 20, 2017, 05:04:46 PM

Child Boards: Cruciate ligaments, Postero-lateral corner injuries, Collateral Ligaments and other non-cruciate tendons & ligaments around the knee
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in 12 year old been Diagnos...
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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

The OSTEOARTHRITIS DEPARTMENT

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General discussions

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in Re: Above Knee Amputatio...
on April 20, 2017, 05:45:24 AM

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in Anyone tried Circumin?
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When one has established arthritis, exercise brings its special challenges

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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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on April 22, 2015, 12:39:03 PM

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Steroid injections, lubricants (eg Synvisc)

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on May 23, 2017, 08:25:58 PM

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Recurrent knee effusion, Baker's cysts

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on September 28, 2016, 08:41:02 PM

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Osteophyte removal, bone cyst removal

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

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

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Last post by bizzybank
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on July 20, 2017, 06:27:53 PM

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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 Krav3211
in Re: High Tibial Osteotom...
on July 17, 2017, 03:46:21 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 Mr.F
in Re: PFR-Knee pain-Who ha...
on April 21, 2017, 11:36:16 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Total Knee Replacement

Also called 'arthroplasty'

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Last post by Charleyann
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The LIBRARY

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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 Clarkey
in Re: S/P plica excision i...
on May 20, 2017, 12:36:39 PM

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Last post by Fraz27
in Re: Any Peroneal Nerve r...
on July 11, 2017, 06:27:26 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

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in Re: Femoral nerve damage...
on May 27, 2017, 05:45:18 PM

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