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... i can not even begin the gratefulness i have for you two both responding, ive felt so lonely with this injury and it has just about gotten to the point where ive just accepted this as a "getting old" thing. i have a couple more questions and comments for you guys, and again thank you tremendously for your help, i appreciate more than you know. I dont know if this will maybe... (14 replies)
... I am thinking if you went to a good Orthopedic doctor he can diagnose with out an MRI. ... (8 replies)
... The problem is that I don't think you can walk in off the street and 'buy' one, I believe you will need a doctor to refer one for you. If you see a regular doctor, they may be able to order one, but I think a general practitioner will want to refer you to an orthopedic doctor first. ... (8 replies)

... prescribed me physical therapy for a month instead, to see if it helps, and then we will go from there... ... (6 replies)
Shattered knee?
Oct 14, 2010
... As for the back of the knee pain, there is another bursa in the back of the knee that becomes a "garbage can" for the knee. Bits of ground up cartilage and other debris collect in that bursa and it swells up. ... (12 replies)
... I would never do a partial knee replacement because you will have to replace it again with a full knee. It just cost more for your insurance and causes you to have a second surgery. ... (8 replies)
... I'm not sure what an MRI would show that an xray wouldn't. ... (7 replies)
... Yes, it's tough to have knee issues when you're young. ... (3 replies)
... better everyday. Alot of it depends on what hospital you go to. You want to go to a hospital that has updated equipment, and is part of a larger medical center if posible. A small town hospital probably doesn't have the most up to date diagnostic tools. ... (14 replies)
... If so the cost will depend on what type of insurance you have, your deductible and what other medical expenses you've had this year. ... (5 replies)
... I had Xrays or anything, so I am assuming the Doctor was just taking a guess on what my problem is. All the Doctor told me to do is do a squat, and she bent my knee and asked if there was any pain but there wasn't. ... (8 replies)
... These new storefront MRI places like in nicer strip malls seem to have good prices (as well as good discount promotions). I had a VERY nice place look at my knee and they charged a decent price (although insurance covered it no matter what). If I need another one, I'm headed there again. (5 replies)
... dollars. The only problem I am having is weird since my knees feel normal, however only if I play basketball, the next day my knees swell up badly. ... (3 replies)
... c that's going to cost me a small fortune without insurance. Grr. ... (3 replies)
... Follow up to my info below - and input welcome from those of you that have had differing opinions from docs... Got in to see 2 OS... One OS who deals with alot of elite skiers and has a great rep, says I need a HTO - however, another well respected OS that I went to for a second opinion says, no - it should be a TKR....:confused: wow - do I need a tie breaking opinion... (5 replies)
... It could be up to a 2 year wait to get in to see an OS so I have gone to see my Sports Med Doc in the hopes he can get me in sooner. Met with the Sport Med doc yesterday and he thought that as bad as my knee is he still thought I was too young (at 51) for a TKR - sounds like alot of you may have heard the same thing! :) ... anyway, he is going to refer me to an OS but... (5 replies)
... a possible tear. He wanted to get me a brace, but they cost over 500 bucks so that's out. He is trying to find an Orthapedic who will treat me despite no insurance. Good luck with that! ... (0 replies)
... I could no longer tolerate cortisone, and all I could do is wear my knee brace for pain control. ... (7 replies)
... Good Morning Everyone! I am in somewhat of a dilemma. Two weeks ago I was running on the treadmill when a sudden pain in my knee began. The pain is in my left knee on the left outside of the knee. The pain has yet to go away and I saw a doctor last week who ordered an MRI. ... (3 replies)


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