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Offline steve3090

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knee shifting and hyperextending
« on: August 03, 2006, 12:28:15 AM »
hi i am still new here and i wondered if anyone has had similar symptoms my knee shifts laterally out of place and hyperextends backwards i am desperate for an anwser please help me!

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Re: knee shifting and hyperextending
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2006, 04:14:48 AM »
I had the same symptoms after I dislocated my knee. I have a knee replacement that dislocated. I had damage to my posterolateral structures and my PCL. My PCL damage showed up as hyperextension and the posterolateral damage as lateral shfting. I just had surgery to repair. I had a posterolateral reconstruction. Since I have a TKR , my femoral implant was replaced with a PCL sacrificing component. I also had to have a much larger spacer from the stretching. Those last two procedures wouldn't pertain to you since you do not have a TKR, but it sounds like you need to be seen by a knee doc to check out all your lateral, posterolateral ligaments and PCL. You might try posting down further in the collateral and cruciate sections to get more replies.

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Re: knee shifting and hyperextending
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2006, 06:22:08 AM »
ive had pcl and plc reconstructive sugery on my left knee so i know what its like but this knee is different my os said he has never seen anything like it and my pt cant figure out how i can walk without alot of pain so thanks for your help pam i really appreciate it im only 14 years old so i have alot of time to heal