Hi, An ankle arthroscopy is usually carried out under general anesthesia. The post operative pain is well controlled with oral pain killers which may include paracetamol and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen. Codeine may be needed in the first 24 hours. Regards, Dr K A Pottinger, MBChB FRCA
23 yr old male, 175cm, 75kg. i had an ankle arthroscopy 5 weeks ago the remove bone fragments nd basically clean up the joint beacuse i have sprained it many times in the past. i have been recovering well but had a question. i have lumps on the sites where the arthroscopy was done, underneath the scars. are these bumps just scar tissue or something or are they a problem on their own.
I have CRPS and have under went Arthroscopy debridement of osteocondyle defect in my right ankle as well as having under gone a superficial perroneal surval nerve block in my right ankle as well. I have information on a right lumbar block, but I would like more information on trying to kill the nerve(s) that are causing me so much pain
I had an ankle arthroscopy with microfraction 5 weeks ago. I started to put weight on it today with most of my weight being held up with the use of crutches. However, when my foot comes in contact with the floor, I get the pins and needles sensation through my foot. Is this normal? Or should I contact my doctor?
I am 52, female. Had this urge to pee and defecate 3 weeks ago. Had to literally sit on the toilet for 5 hours. Wanted to go see a doctor. Suddenly it seemed to disappear. 2 days ago saw my family doctor and did a urine test. Negative. Today upon waking up the same symptoms. Taking Celebrex for 3 days already for rotator cuff pain, tennis elbow & carpal tunnel. The pain is still there. No help. So these 2 things make me so miserable.
swelling/vibration in back of heal/ankle The back of my right ankle/heel has been sore for a couple of days. I did nothing to cause it. It is swelling and there is a vibrating kinda of feeling there. can you tell me what it could be and what i should do for it.
Is there any proof that it is unhealthy for an athlete who has a low pulse rate because of aerobic exercise but also has blood pressure of appr. 140/96? I think I'm in excellent health because of my life style but have these symptoms and I've seen that there are many other athletes with the same symptoms. Maybe this is normal for athletes and taking blood pressure medicine for them is unnecessary and even harmful. Could it be that the higher blood pressure in athletes is the body's healthy reaction to an athlete's muscles being in need of more blood?
i had carpel tunnel surgery and tennis elbow surgery last wednesday, its seems to be getting well but 3 days ago i started itching on that same arm in crease of arm and bicep. I have tons of bumps and it itches terribily. tryed topical creams but still there and the itch is terrible. YYYY@YYYY
Right knee pain I was diagnosed with a bone contusion & articular cartilage tear a small tear the Dr. told me he said I don't require surgery. I have had this since I fell on my knee December 4th 2016. I am constantly in pain makes walking long...
Two years back I had a major knee surgery . I had a full knee dislocation with a severed ACL, torn meniscus , and torn MCL. The knee was successfully repaired and for the last 2 years it has been trouble free. I am a HIGHLY active individual. I am...