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What is a TTT for?!
« on: January 04, 2005, 10:24:30 PM »
Hey Guys!

Well, now that I finally understand what a TTT is  ::)  :P , I know it is for realigning, but I was wondering why and when you usually get one done?
Thanx! :D
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Re: What is a TTT for?!
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2005, 11:08:29 PM »
Hey bekah~

youre right...a TTT is used for realigning the patella and basically the whole knee structure.   from what ive been told a TTT is used when the usual conservative treatment doesnt work.  from what ive also been told it may be used if a LR is not an option or the LR could be done in conjucture with this.    basically it is used to fix the horrible realignment so many of us have around here. ::)  i'm pretty much on the road to that surgery...unfortunatley.  

i dunno i think i explained things right here....if someone else out there knows a better explanation...go for it!

hope this helps.
21 yrs old
12/04: plica removal (RK)
2/05: debridement, LR/TTT (RK)
6/05: debridement, LR/TTT (LK)
10/05: scar tissue removal/debridement (LK)
3/06: screw removal (both knees), debridement on TTT site (LK)
5/08: debridement, HTO, Maquet procedure (LK)

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Re: What is a TTT for?!
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2005, 08:41:35 PM »
well that is what i had done however i am not much help... i had that done along with artho and bilateral and am having problems and surgeon even stated maybe it didnt work.. does that sound familiar to anyone else?
look into it casue i honestly dont know if that is what is causing my slow progress or not...

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Re: What is a TTT for?!
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2012, 03:34:36 AM »
It is supposed to help with alignment. It is suggested for me. (the doc said TTO, but described a TTT, and I think they are pretty much the same) I have issues with instability, and my cap and femur rub together laterally. one of my quad ligaments pulls the cap out of line.
'Runners' knee > Lateral Release 3/11
Minor Meniscus tear > clip 3/11
Fall on bad knee 1/12
PT 3/12-6/12
MRI > Cartilage missing = Cortisone + PT 5/12
Arthroscopy > cartilage missing, meniscus tear, & misalignment 8/12
TTO/ACI 10/13
Healing....for now :)
instability :/