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Burning, tightness, painful pop in knee while walking, 2 plates post tibia fracture, arthroscopic surgery on torn meniscus. Pain relievers?

I have burning and tightness feeling along with painful pop in knee with every step.I had broken tibia plateau in nov 09 and now have 2 plates and 13 screws and had torn acl , mcl and meniscus .Had two arthriscopic knee surgeries on torn meniscus one june2010 and june 2011. Dr says he doesn t want to do knee replacement till i am over 40 or more because of my activity level.What can i do to relieve pain or should i be concerned that i tore meniscus again thanks and i am only 32 now.
Asked On : Sun, 13 May 2012
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You have not told me about your ACL. Is it still torn or you got it repaired. Because if ACL is not intact, you will continue to have pain and difficulty in walking. If possible you send your MRI to me. Let me see it and i can decide whether you need any procedure. Do not walk with such knee as cartilage will get damage leading to knee arthritis.
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