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Hyper sensation in knee after injury due to nerve lock. No improvement. Worried about sympathetic dystrophy?

Hello sir.i m an eighteen year old boy.i had injured my knee when i was fourteen.since then i have this hypersensation on the left knee whenever it is touched.when anyone touches my left knee or the patellar region to be more specific,a sudden shock or a jerk is felt general physician had told me that it is a nerve lock & the problem will gradually cease with time.but five years have passed & now i m really worried about it & fearingit to b a sympathetic dystrophy.i guess i have injured my cruciate ligament .please suggest me,what to do.thanking u in advance for helpin me out of this worry. :)
Asked On : Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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I have studied your case.

As per your age and history there is possibility of soft tissue injury in knee.
Most commonly meniscus injury occurs.

As per your symptoms you need to do physiotherapy and knee exercises to improve range of motion .
If pain persist then you may need to do MRI again to see for any functional defect.

Small meniscus tear can be managed conservatively with physiotherapy with USG andTENS.
Due to so long history there can be possibility of RSD associated with it.
Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care
Answered: Mon, 28 Jul 2014
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