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Medial meniscus tear-right knee

I've suffered for almost 2 yrs with pain in right knee.  Had surgery for a medial meniscus tear. Physical therapy before and after surgery.  had synvisc injection, cortizone, and a partridge in a pear tree.  When will my knee stop hurting every time I have a slight twist or turn of the knee? Is it normal to still have pain after 5 mos.? I'ts not as bad as it was, but I do have some pain.
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Hi there!

Well, without a clinical evaluation it would be difficult to determine the cause of the pain. Meniscal tears often do not heal well and could be a constant source of discomfort; while other possibilities that may need to be considered include inflammations, arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, cyst formation, injuries to the internal knee ligaments, chondromalacia patellae, loose bodies, patellar dislocation, nerve impingement/ compression, neuropathy, vascular issues, bone growths/ tumours etc; just to name a few. It would be best to consult an orthopedician for a detailed evaluation. After a specific cause is identified, it can be managed accordingly.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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