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Offline lnelson1987

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MPFL Surgery
« on: September 25, 2010, 09:20:40 PM »
hi i am new to this and looking for a bit of advice
i recieved mpfl reconstruction using a graft from my hamstring and a lateral releas this was done last october
my quads are still very week and i am still recieving a lot of pain my knee buckles causing me to fall on a regular basis
this is after a year of pt and thre months of hydrotherapy
i am getting referred to orthopedics again i really dont want to go through this op again
any advice is welcome

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Re: MPFL Surgery
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2010, 01:59:47 AM »
Hi, what is your range of motion like? Do you have pain, or is your problem just the quad weakness?

I would be very careful with embarking on any more surgery just yet. See what your ortho says and also considering getting a second opinion before consenting to any more surgery.
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Re: MPFL Surgery
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2010, 11:59:47 AM »
hi i have constant pain and my rom varies but is consistantly above 90. My scarring is still very sore and sensitive
i am going back to ortho next week