I am 49 years old, and very active, not over weight. My job as a deputy sheriff has me working long hours, standing and walking and running. I injuried my knee in April, 1st time, had meniscus surgery May 12th they trimmed two tears in the posterior horn. Since then I have still been in pain, knee is catching and locking, and and limp all the time. My right knee is now hurting from compensating for the left knee. I went for another MRI last Wed. and it showas as I said another ter of the posterior horn medial meniscus at the inferior meniscal surface, and says "unchanged from the 4/21/10 MRI" Does this mean they missed a tear then or is this a retear?? The conservative treatment hasn't worked. Thanks for anymore information or insight you can give me on this.
Also Dr. Vinod I wanted to add it also said there is a tiny posterior joint extension into the gastrocnemius semimembranosus bursa. There is no joint infusion. They also stated on this MRI report that minimal partial-thickness articular carlilage ulceration of the femoral trochlea. Can you translate this into laymans terms for me. Thanks for anything you can tell me.
Hi Dr. Vinod I am a 22 year old netballer, who injured her knee during a match practice, when I went to do the M R I, the results came back saying:- Large joint effusion
Anterior and Posterior horns of medial menisci tears
Anterior cruciate ligament high grade injury
what should I do, I really want to play netball again and at a national level, can u help me please.
Hi Dr. Michael L Gross I am a 25 year old athelte, who injured his left knee during a long jump, when I went to do the M R I, the results came back saying:- tear of the posterior horn of medial meniscus involving appearing inferior articulating surface. Partial tear and expansion of the anterior cruciate ligament is seen.what should I do, can u help me please.
Hi, I suffered a fall twisting my leg. MRI showed an undersurface tear in the posterior horn of the medial meniscus. The MCL was mildly thickened and edematous. I had an arthroscopy 3 weeks ago and the doctor said there was no tear. I am still having significant pain in the medial knee when standing up. Is it possible the tear was missed ? I'm not sure what to do. I golf quite a bit in the summer and I'm afraid with my knee pain I won't be able to. What do you suggest?
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