Asil's picture

Arthrofibrosis

I have arthrofibrosis of my knee due to a bad break and autoimmune issues. Basically, if you read the tutorial by Dr. Noyes I have been there, done that. I have 70 degrees...

lennyhiggins's picture

How to Care for Aching Knee Joints

Do you wake up in the morning with aching knees? Do your knees hurt every time you run, jump, and play? I'm fortunate enough not to have regular knee problems, but every once in a while I need to care for my knee joints when they start acting up. It's pretty simple to care for your knees, and you'll be able to prevent injuries or strains from worsening with just a few precautions.
 
Recent Injury Care
 
If you've just injured yourself...
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Beautiful knees

Hi,
I'm sarah fresh from medical school and I'm a year older today.
Used to have tibia varum(blount's disease) on my left leg.

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Nick’s Medial Plica Excision & Fat Pad 3 Years Post Op

It's now been 3 years since my surgery on my right knee and 2012 has been a good knee year for me without too many knee problems. I decided to finally do what I always talked about and joined a Running Club, I choose Droitwich Athletics Club in the County of Worcestershire that is also well known Worldwide for it's Famous Knee Clinic...

gimpyknee's picture

Patience

I saw my PT yesterday for the first time in 2 months. He sat down with me for 90 minutes, getting a baseline for my strength, pain level, and giving me more tools to use in my rehab. I simply had no clue how much a strength deficit impacts the normal functioning of your knee. I'm not dumb, it's just that for sooo long the emphasis was on the fact that I couldn't bend my leg that I thought getting rid of that scar tissue...

heatinspector's picture

Persistant pain

Well I posted after 3 weeks about pain in the thigh and calf.  Here I am at 6+ weeks and still have the same issue. Surgeon this week said 15% of patients typically have this issue. (WHY ME!).  He sent me to my family doctor to discus sleeping medication and pain control medication.  My family doctor is much more concerned and suggests at 6 weeks most of the pain should be manageable and I should be fine sleeping.  Not so.  As I told the surgeon I have basically not slept at all since surgery.  One night I had 5 hours!  yeah. that was last week.
So my family doctor is sending for an...

gimpyknee's picture

Frustration

I am quite frustrated because I have been having so much trouble rehabbing my knee after the release of my scar tissue last year. I know I am still quite weak, but it just kills me that I am still in pain after almost a year out from the surgery. I can bend, but I still get stiffness and stabbing pains under the patella. Dr. Noyes said we could wait 5-10 years before...

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