In November I had surgery on my knee. It was scoped and a 3 inch incision was made. The doctor found that the lateral cone of the miniscus was torn, the hamstrig tendon was split and he removed some bone. I think the bone was called Fabella. I could be mistaken. He said that the bone was inflammed and shaved it down/removed part. This was all after the MRI was normal and 5 weeks of physical therapy. After surgery everything was great for 3 1/2 months.
About a month ago I started to have increasing pain. Just noticed one day it hurt and pain was progressing daily. The doctor says that everything is fine again, just like before the last surgery. Also, I have had some numbness in my foot. We did a MRI, nerve test, and bone scan, all came back normal once again. I am in the process of getting a second opinion, but was just wondering if anyone has had similar problems and what was done about it?
I tried to do some research about the bone that was removed and can't find anything. Maybe I am wrong on the name. Also, presurgery, you could feel the tendon on the outside of the knee as two parts compare to the other knee as one. The doctor repaired it the first time (it felt just like the other one after surgery) and is now saying that there are two tendons there.
I am not in anyway trying to discount the Dr., but any research I have done says otherwise. He said the tendon inserts to the biceps femorus?
I can barely walk right now and just want it to be fixed. He told me to be off work for 3 months for it to heal, but that there is nothing wrong.
My husband had knee osteotomy surgery back in July. During the surgery the doctor also repaired some tears in the meniscus and the ACL. The incision was made on the inside of his leg below the knee (extending another incision which was made back in 1969 from a football injury). Since the surgery he has had little to no feeling in his last three toes and the ball of his foot his very painful. The doctor says that he may have moved a nerve but that the feeling will come back. It is now November and still no sign of any feeling. He says he feels like he has a club foot. What do you suggest.
i had a knee surgery on agust 26 of this year and i have,nt been to work every since.i am still going to therephy twice a week.i still feel pain on my side of the knee,and when i stand long period of hours and it hurt ,have to ice knee and sometime i feel numbness on my rigth foot.and i walk with a limp.i just want to get better so i could back to work.i am a bus driver,and that the leg i used.
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.