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meniscus patrial removal, tightness, pain after two months

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 19, 2010
  • 02:07 PM

So about two months ago, I had some of meniscus removed. I also had ACL surgery on the same knee and the graft turned out to be deficient based on the scope. A few days after the surgery I was all smiles, being able to walk without pain, even hike a little bit. But three weeks after surgery, I moved to a new town which required a whole, whole lot of walking. Since then, the pain and specifically tightness in my knee has increased. It seems to have leveled now, but the tightness is around the outside of my knee and really bothersome. I can walk fine, but with annoying tightness and pain. I'm wondering if anyone else had this problem? I realize now I need to do some PT and take it easy, but my biggest concern is that I did something unrepairable to it. I'm hoping that with rest and recovery it should rebound. Anyone else has similar experiences?
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  • So about two months ago, I had some of meniscus removed. I also had ACL surgery on the same knee and the graft turned out to be deficient based on the scope. A few days after the surgery I was all smiles, being able to walk without pain, even hike a little bit. But three weeks after surgery, I moved to a new town which required a whole, whole lot of walking. Since then, the pain and specifically tightness in my knee has increased. It seems to have leveled now, but the tightness is around the outside of my knee and really bothersome. I can walk fine, but with annoying tightness and pain. I'm wondering if anyone else had this problem? I realize now I need to do some PT and take it easy, but my biggest concern is that I did something unrepairable to it. I'm hoping that with rest and recovery it should rebound. Anyone else has similar experiences?Thanks I would definitely recommend seeing your physiotherapist following a knee arthroscopy. Appropriate rehabilitation and treatment is vital for an optimal recovery. In all likelihood your recent increase in symptoms will settle with appropriate treatment and rest. It is relatively common for patients to experience an increase in symptoms following an excessively early return to weight bearing activity after their knee arthroscopy. This usually settles in the majority of cases. Hope that helps and good luck, PhysioAdvisorwww.PhysioAdvisor.com
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