1975 knee realignment 1978 realigned again they over corrected before since then a couple of scopes 1 showing lots of arthritis 2nd showed "tears' fell off 8 ft ladder few yrs back but docs ignore that say full knee replacement but are now settling for anothery scope they won't listen or do MRI and very frustrated painful to walk by noon and barely walk by EOD feels icy under kneecap any ideas Taking tramadol at night that helps but can't take during day cos of work - meds make me sleepy
Well, without a detailed clinical evaluation it would be difficult to determine the cause of your symptoms. Possibilities that may need to be considered include vascular issues such as POVD, arthritis, neuro-muscular causes such as nerve impingement, chondromalacia, tendonitis, bursitis, fractures, patellar dislocation, injuries to the internal knee ligaments/ menisci, cyst formation, bone growths/ tumours, nerve injuries etc; just to name a few. I would suggest consulting an orthopedician for an evaluation and appropriate management.
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