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Offline Rajeev

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Discomfort in the uninjured leg
« on: June 04, 2018, 02:38:38 PM »
Guys,

I had an ACL recon + Lateral meniscus repair last year. My surgical knee ( Left leg ) is absolutely fine.

Now my right knee feels different. From past two weeks, Feels like my right leg needs a POP and sometimes while walking I feel something is not right.

I have no pain or swelling and can bend my knee without any pain or POP. Can do squats as well and walk up/down the stairs without any pain. Leg feels strong except while walking I don't feel like its normal.

Can anyone tell me why this is happening ? DO you want me to get my knee checked even if I have no pain ?

Offline BornToRun

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Re: Discomfort in the uninjured leg
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2018, 10:52:02 AM »
Any chance you are still overcompensating with that leg a bit? In that case it might be getting a bit grumpy. Worth seeing a physio, as a starting point?
6 Mar 2018 - skiing fall, ACL rupture, MCL and LCL sprain, lateral meniscus tear and bone bruising
13 Apr 2018 - ACL reconstruction with hamstring autograft, small meniscus repair

Offline Rajeev

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Re: Discomfort in the uninjured leg
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2018, 04:27:22 PM »
Thanks for the feedback.

I rested up my right knee for a couple of weeks with not much activity. Now my right leg is almost good.  As rightly pointed, I may have overused my uninjured knee.

PT for both the legs is being followed.

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Re: Discomfort in the uninjured leg
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2018, 05:33:58 AM »
But still whenever I rest my knee for a couple of minutes and start walking again, it feels like it needs a POP...

How to get rid of this feeling to POP















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