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

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Last post by icarus
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The REHAB DEPARTMENT

No New Posts Muscle and tendon rehab issues

Sprains, contusions, cysts and tendinitis

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

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

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

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on March 02, 2021, 12:25:58 AM

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For anyone who has had vein clots complicating their rehab

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on April 28, 2020, 08:50:06 PM

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Last post by frustrated101
in Re: Kneehab XP for sale
on February 11, 2019, 03:58:11 PM

DIARIES

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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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on July 29, 2020, 11:25:53 AM

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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 January 09, 2021, 11:34:50 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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on March 26, 2021, 06:38:48 PM

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Usually with instability of the knee

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in Re: 9 weeks post op, sti...
on April 16, 2021, 02:29:30 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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on March 21, 2021, 10:27:50 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 James NZ
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on September 14, 2018, 06:03:48 PM

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Tibial plateau fractures, femoral fractures, fractured patella

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in Does constraint prosthes...
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Knee pain may sometimes be related to hip problems.

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in Re: Femal derotation ost...
on March 22, 2021, 11:27:23 AM

The OSTEOARTHRITIS DEPARTMENT

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

General discussions

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Last post by austincox
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on March 22, 2021, 11:34:24 AM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Diet and nutritional supplements

Diet regimes, glucosamine, chondroitin sulphate, weight issues

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Last post by minister
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on April 03, 2021, 10:49:50 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
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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 Petal
in Re: injections for Grade...
on March 30, 2021, 03:23:18 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 jaymes
in Bakers cyst: could a fib...
on July 04, 2019, 08:26:36 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Clearing spurs and cysts

Osteophyte removal, bone cyst removal

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Last post by vickster
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on September 08, 2019, 08:26:02 AM

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 jgardner
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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 neos2300
in Re: Issues after HTO
on June 28, 2020, 05:04:05 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 ArmstrongK
in Re: Who are the best sur...
on April 24, 2021, 11:33:56 PM

No New Posts KNEE ARTHRITIS - Total Knee Replacement

Also called 'arthroplasty'

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Last post by tlovinggood
in Re: Sudden Pain Four yea...
on June 25, 2020, 10:10:39 PM

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 Caggie
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on April 17, 2019, 11:47:24 PM

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 SuspectDevice
in Re: Six years post PFPS
on October 10, 2020, 01:47:08 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
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on March 04, 2017, 07:40:32 AM

No New Posts Knee braces

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Last post by vickster
in Re: Choosing a knee brac...
on April 27, 2020, 09:18:45 AM

No New Posts Products you couldn't do without

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

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Why we set up this bulletin board and the 'etiquette' of engagement

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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: http://www.kneeguru.co.uk . Don't forget to look there, too.

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