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after knee fracture only very lucky person get 100% flex-ion of knee.regular continued exercise will help you a lot
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There are various types of knee fractures. If it involves the hinge joint of your knee, recovery to full normal movements is less likely. However, if otherwise chances of near normal recovery would be high if you had performed exercises earlier after your treatment.
Now the question is what is preventing further movements of your knee. It could be a shortening/tightness of your muscles and/or ligaments or an irregularity of bone within the joint.
You need to visit your Orthopaedician and get an Xray done. The need for surgery and type of surgery would be decided after that.
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I had a bike accident on 3-Sep. The initial x-ray did not show any fracture still an knee aspiration was performed to get rid of the swelling. However on 9th the MRI was done which showed undisplaced tibial plateau fracture. I have been advised physiotherapy for 7 days. Today is the 4th day, still there is very mild swelling and I can t fold my knee completely. Should I be worried
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Hello, My father is diagnosed on the basis of an MRI with the following: 1. Grade 1 retrolisthesis at L2-3 level. 2. Vertebral endplate irregularity with signal alterations at L2-3 - mostly represents degenerative spondylitis 3. Broad based herniations at L3-4 and L4-5 with mild impression on thecal sac and bilateral adjacent nerve roots. We were told that this could lead to some severe problems with bowel and bladder movement. Is it possible to find out when and how this could occur? What will be the symtoms for bladder and bowel problems? Please advice. Regards, Sundar
I have a problem that is not resolving. I have right eye ptososis, strabismus, the eye no longer moves to the left and lately constant weeping/tearing from the eye. In the cavernous sinus, I have greater ectasia on the right vs left carotid on MRI and a vascular blush on a cerebral angiogram, suggestive of inflammation, tumor or fistula. Currently, there is no identified aneurysm, no inflammation or infection in CSF or blood, no identified fistula, and no tumor on MRI. High dose steroids are not resolving the problem. What other things could be assessed/examined?
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