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Offline Frenchknee

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Big problem.
« on: November 05, 2018, 04:41:29 PM »
Hi guys.

I m back in the forum to have some advices about this damn knee.

One year ago, I had an arthroscopy to remove my broken meniscus, since then I have burning feelings in my thigh (see in the picture below) . I had an mri that showed only very small chondropathy. X rays are perfect and EMG test is perfect also.

I think it's a nerve injury. I can't really sleep at night becose of the burning sensation and wearing pants makes me feel pain sensation.

I don't want to take pills becose of the side effects. Does anyone cured of this here? I'm very upset about it a'd really want to cut my leg off. I need some advices, becose I want to be cured, not hide symptoms with pills. I think that fasting can be a good deal to restore the nerve. Any links about natural medecine, patches, and supplements that can help me to have a normal life, li'e walking and working. Can't not work 1t the moment becose the pain is putting me down, I'm sad.

Thanks guys.

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Re: Big problem.
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2018, 06:11:35 PM »
Hi Frenchknee,

Sorry to hear that you are still struggling...have you visited a pain specialist or pain clinic yet? You need to see somebody who is an expert on nerve pain. Ordinary knee surgeons are not, but could probably still refer you to a pain specialist/clinic if you ask.
RK sharp pain while running, diagnosis chondromalacia patellae 6/09
RK arthroscopic chondroplasty 9/09
RK rehab, recovery, 90% normal, started running again -> back to square one 5/15
RK diagnosis patellofemoral arthritis + LK diagnosis chondromalacia patellae 8/15 -> conservative treatment

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Re: Big problem.
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2018, 08:21:20 AM »
The nerve supply there comes from the lower back - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cutaneous_innervation_of_the_lower_limbs - the only association with the meniscectomy might be poor handling when you were anaesthetised. Otherwise you should not assume it is related to the knee surgery as it may be a different problem and need proper investigation.
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