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Cortisone injection for meniscus tear

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Is cortisone injections safe to take?

my son is XXXXof having cortizone injections, he claims it builds up in your body and can cause problems after awhile. I've had them every once in a while for knee pain and once for bursitis . YYYY@YYYY
 

What impact Meniscus tear could have on the healing process involved in a total knee replacement?

meniscus ...and should The ortho group thought that since the cortisone wasn't working to relieve the pain ... a cortisone shot. One week later, as I was walking down steps in my house, my knee popped, locked and began ...
 

Can meniscus tear be repaired by an ayurvedic treatment?

CAN A MENISCUS TEAR (POINT1 BELOW) BE CURED BY AYURVEDIC TREATMENT? MRI REPORT POINTS 1. Horizontal and vertical oblique tear in the posterior horn of medial menisus with small meniscal fragment ...
 

Do shallow lateral meniscus tears heal on their own?

Do shallow lateral meniscus tears heal on their own? My doc wants to trim it off, I also have a un displaced fracture posterior tibial plateau...when I drive my shin area aches..should I not drive,. What ...
 

Suggest treatment for meniscus tear and radial tear on knees

My name is XXXXXXX ,both my knees got meniscus tear right knee got radial tear approximately 7mm and left knee got horizontall tear.3 months ago I started taking glucosamine tabelets and doing exercises ...
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Sharp pain on left knee, unable to walk. MRI shows arthritis, small meniscus tear. How to cure?

i have had an Mri of my left knee and it shows arthritis and a small meniscus tear. tried a cortisone injection. symptoms: sudden sharp pain (very strong pain) on the left side of my knee that makes ...
 

Suggest tests to detect meniscus tear

, my doctor discovered I had a buckled meniscus tear, a very bad one...what is the severity ... showed up on my MRI. I ve had two aspirations, two cortisone shots, a 10 course of steroids, anti ...
 

Knee arthroscopy found grade IV wear and tear of patella, lateral meniscus tear. Still painful, draining fluid. Long-term prognosis?

lateral tear in meniscus which was not repaired or removed. Still having pain 3 months post op despite numerous physio and acupuncture sessions. Also had fluid drained off knee last week and cortisone injection ...
 

LATERAL MENISCUS TEAR SURGERY

i have to get surgery for a lateral meniscus tear. After surgery will i still be able to play soccer. ...
 

Suggest treatment for meniscus tear

Hi, I was told by a doctor that I had a small tear in my meniscus and I had to sit out for 6 weeks ... but it s as strong as my other knee. How do I know if my meniscus has healed fully? ...
 

Suggest treatment for meniscus tear

to an Orthopedic doctor and he took another xRay and not broken. He stated it plus be a torn meniscus. I am now back home and saw my Dr. Today and he orders a bone scan. He stated it is not a torn meniscus. What ...
 

Suggest treatment for meniscus tear

meniscus tear and given crutches and told to ice it. In May I went back to my doctor because my knee was still so painful and swollen. He sent me for an MRI which confirmed the meniscus tear and suggested ...
 

Is meniscus tear curable after surgery ?

i am having the prob of bucket handle tear meniscus...can i be fit as before after surgery? ...
 

Suggest treatment for meniscus tear in the knee

visited another doctor. This doctor ordered an MRI and discovered I also had a slightly torn meniscus ...
 

Surgery is required for ACL and partial meniscus tear?

Where is the best place to find information about doctors? Our 25 year old is in another state and just got his MRI back that says he has an aCL tear and partial meniscus tear and the doctor he went ...
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my mri of right knee: instrasubstance teat of acl is entertained . no meniscus tear. some fluid effusion. do i need surgery or just conservative treatment ?
You need surgery.
 
I fractured my medial femoral condyle, edema to the lateral condyle. complete mcl tear, lcl and meniscus tear. now have sudden severe pain, burning, swelling...
Hi, Thanks for writing in. You must contact your doctor immediately. If your brace is too tight, it must be loosened. If necessary pain medications must be added. Hope this helps
 
I am 27yrs since 2008 i had a leg injury but i didnt operate. its a flap meniscus tear . my leg is locking once a year. operate or live with it n take care .
Hi For some of meniscal tears you will get improvement in some months.But if you have again pain and discomfort after 6months duration then you can think about arthroscopic surgery. Thanks
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