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... I have been through absolute Hell for 4 months. I am scheduled for a lateral release on December 12th 2012. ... (0 replies)
... I'm 8 days past a lateral release to my left knee. This is long...but I know I like reading details...so here are mine! ... (17 replies)
... My surgery went well. Some of the cartilage underneath my kneecap was frayed, so my ortho cleaned that out before he did the actual lateral release. ... (26 replies)

... is. I'm sure the fluid buildup has something to do with that. I'm suppose to head back to PT on Monday. My PT gal hooks me up to the electrodes to stimulate my quad muscle whereas I contract the quad at the same time. I'm hoping after the shot I can do more quad exercises. ... (13 replies)
... he past 5 years. Unless it was completely torn, the medial collateral ligament will heal on its own if you rest it. The subluxing patella may need surgery. I had surgery on both of my knees to correct this condition in 2008 and 2009. There are some things that should be tried before surgery. You could wear a lateral J knee brace. ... (9 replies)
... It usually happens because of weak quad muscles on the inner part of the knee. I had that problem in both knees. I did 6 months of pt for the left one. Exercises and taping didn't help. ... (9 replies)
... inflammatory med between 30 minutes to an hour before a PT session. That helped reduce some of the pain I felt during PT. Does your therapist have you doing quad sets? ... (13 replies)
... Do I do a surgery that may do nothing for my knee? ... (1 replies)
... I have this problem. I have been dealing with it for more than 2 and a half years. Normally, doctors like you to try to strengthen your quad muscles by doing physical therapy before surgery is done. I was in PT for six months in 2006. It did not help my situation. ... (4 replies)
... I had the lateral retinacular release surgery in May 2009. I completed the physical therapy after the surgery and joined a gym after that. However, I stopped going to the gym because I could not afford it anymore. I continued to speed walk on a beautiful trail. ... (0 replies)
... ore the area on the inside of the lateral meniscus and it flipped over under the femur and got lodged. Then 8 months later, I got a fissure similar to yours. The surgery for that did basically what your doc did...smoothed it out to try to prevent another tear. It worked. ... (2 replies)
... up after lateral release surgery. He seemed fairly pleased with my progress. My range of motion is basically normal. ... (0 replies)
... When I contract my bad leg quad my patella does not track properly, it's slides down and up, but also from the interior of the leg to the exterior. ... (24 replies)
... My surgery was just the lateral release without breaking any bones. It is still about 3 months worth of recovery time, but I was weight bearing the same day as my surgery. ... (28 replies)
... Sleepywalkersi, I had a lateral release on my left knee is 2004 and I know what you mean, not a fun recovery. Had the TKR on this same knee in June 2008. ... (544 replies)
Minimal progress
May 30, 2008
... r I had reconstructive surgery. I progressed through the summer, though not as quickly as the average patient. Just after finishing round two of PT, I lost all quad strength and started having pain just doing simple things like using stairs. My doctor didn't take me seriously at first when I told him how I was regressing. ... (1 replies)
... I went back to see the original doc who suggested a surgery to go in and release the nerve. ... (4 replies)
... l. MRI, CT scan, and xrays revealed a kneecap tracking problem, lots of scar tissue, and worsening arthritis. Another scope was performed in early April, lateral release performed, and scar tissue was removed. I had scar tissue all over my knee, all the way to the tibia. ... (81 replies)
... I have had patellar subluxation in both knees. I developed the condition in my left knee in January 2006. I tried physical therapy several times before I had surgery to correct the issue last September. My kneecap was also tilted. After the lateral release, my kneecap has stayed in place. ... (5 replies)
... en and sore. There is a severe pain on the bone below the knee cap. The knobby bone on the outside of the knee that I now can't put full weight on. Before the surgery I had an aching pain in the mid to upper knee and quad. Now everything is in the lower knee to the foot. ... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: cartilage, chondromalacia, fissure, knee, lateral release, nerve entrapment, patellar, peroneal nerve, peroneal nerve compression, physical therapy, subluxation, tracking

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