I had a tibial fracture a year back. An intermedullary nail was inserted with supporting screw. The screw was removed six months after the surgery. I had the nail removed 15 days back (14 months after the fracture).
The stitches are removed, but I am having discomfort in my knee. Every time I bend my knee, I am experience pain and I have a feeling as if something is moving inside.
The doctor said, bone was scrapped out to remove the rod so there might be more pain. Will this subside with time or will it continue.
Hi there! I had my IM nail removed 2 months ago.I still have some knee pain but it is getting better.I,too, was getting really concerned as my knee was the only place I didn't have issues with up to that point but it is getting better.I suppose the reason the pain wasn't so bad when they put it in was because we were immobile and after the removal I was trying to get around almost immediately. Hope this is of some help.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.