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Walking disabilty due to impaled knee - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   My knee was impaled about 8 months ago and since then I can't walk on it without my knee buckling
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was impaled by rhubarb... i saw 2 doctors and the first thought I should get surgury but the 2nd didnt see anything in the MRI
User :   Ive had a cycle of PT already and I'm running out of options
User :   what should i do?
Doctor :   So do you mean MRI was normal
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have pain while walking and other daily activities
User :   i use a cane and rarely put weight on it
User :   when i do it buckles
User :   and hurts like hell
Doctor :   the treatment depends now on the symptoms
Doctor :   for any injury initial management is mre imp
User :   the pain comes and goes

Doctor :   if it is not done properly the person has lot of problems later on in life
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