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The WAITING ROOM

GENERAL KNEE QUESTIONS and comments (good for new threads)

Post here if you are new to the board and not sure where to post your question. Or if your question or comment is of a general nature. The KNEEguru may move it later to a more relevant section if necessary.

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Tai-pan
Have You Had Tendonitis?
January 09, 2018, 09:18:32 AM

KNEE ANATOMY & IMAGING

Anatomy, MRI, X-rays, CT scans, bone scans

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JojoK
Re: Help with understand...
January 06, 2018, 09:50:20 PM

CRISIS ROOM (use with discretion)

This board is to give urgent help when in crisis only - incipient surgery, major complications. Use the general section if this does not apply.

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journey_never_ending_
Re: Cast rubbing?
January 03, 2018, 03:59:04 PM

Emotional/Spiritual help and encouragement

General words of encouragement can go a long way. Everyone on this site will appreciate help with coping with pain and disability. Non-denominational, please.

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carlos12
Re: Feeling down during ...
January 09, 2018, 05:33:36 AM

Popular knee discussions (not for new threads)

Easy to find without blocking the newbie threads from being seen. all new threads will be moved to other boards.

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The KNEEguru
MOVED: Quadriceps Tendon...
December 18, 2017, 01:37:06 PM

Calendar Events

Use this board for posting your Calendar events via the Post Event button in the calendar area.

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icarus
Re: Op day
October 18, 2016, 08:52:00 PM

The REHAB DEPARTMENT

Muscle and tendon rehab issues

Sprains, contusions, cysts and tendinitis

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wiskyblandi1
Re: Permanent Quad Atrop...
December 22, 2017, 05:19:05 AM

General rehab issues and pain problems

General questions about exercises, stretching, gaining range of motion, handling pain and swelling.

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Douglas Firs
Tibial Plateau Fracture ...
December 31, 2017, 05:53:23 AM

Soft Tissue Healing Problems - General

Wound problems, infection, external scarring, inflammation, nerve problems, RSD, synovial chondromatosis

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SidewalkSurfer
Re: MUA after 12 wks pos...
November 08, 2017, 09:37:33 PM

Soft Tissue Healing Problems - Arthrofibrosis

Adhesions, internal scarring, fat pad syndrome, infrapatellar contracture, patella infera (baja)

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Clarkey
Re: Observations on arth...
January 08, 2018, 06:30:42 PM

DVT and Pulmonary Embolus

For anyone who has had vein clots complicating their rehab

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Jayneu
Time factor for dvt
July 31, 2017, 11:59:12 AM

Marketplace

Finished with a useful piece of equipment? Want to donate or sell it to another KNEEgeek? Please use a new thread for each item and mark clearly when it has been passed on to its new owner.

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Purple
Re: Wanted squid or norm...
December 22, 2017, 05:37:29 AM

DIARIES

Post-op diaries (<50 posts)

To let us know how you are getting on for the first days and first few weeks after your operation or injury. We would be interested in knowing about pain levels and meds, dressings, using the CPM machine, swelling, icing regimes, mobility, exercise regimes, bathing and travelling issues, etc.

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wiskyblandi1
Re: Medial PKA 22 Sept 2...
December 22, 2017, 05:17:08 AM

Post-op diaries (50-100 posts)

For diaries that are starting to bulk up.

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jeffmc
Re: Acl (hamstring graft...
November 10, 2017, 10:11:30 PM

Post op diaries (100-300 posts)

For busy diaries with 100 to 300 posts.

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Tomorrowgirl11
tibial tubercle transfer...
December 26, 2017, 07:22:59 AM

Post op diaries (>300 posts)

For mature diaries where threads have 300 posts or more.

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Clarkey
Re: Nick's RK Medial pli...
December 20, 2017, 05:50:30 PM

The SPECIALIST'S OFFICE

The patello-femoral joint

Mal-tracking, lateral release, medial reefing, tibial tuberosity transfer, patellar arthritis, patellectomy, plica, patello-femoral braces.

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reflex_nl
Re: Crunchy with a side ...
January 08, 2018, 08:54:04 AM

Ruptured patellar tendon or ruptured quadriceps tendon

Rupture of one of the major tendons attaching to the top or the bottom of the patella.

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WestcoastMom
Re: Ruptured Quadriceps ...
January 06, 2018, 03:34:33 AM

Osgood Schlatter's Disorder

Chronic inflammation of the lump below the kneecap.

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heds71
Re: osgood schlatter in ...
March 16, 2016, 10:28:32 AM

Overuse problems of the knee (except Osgood Schlatter's)

Jumpers knee, iliotibial friction band syndrome, tendinitis, bursitis, muscle strains and sprains

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coloardoskibum
Oposite knee(the good kn...
November 11, 2017, 01:37:52 AM

Ligament damage

Usually with instability of the knee

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Vickster
Re: Worried about a poss...
January 08, 2018, 04:59:40 PM

: Cruciate ligaments, Postero-lateral corner injuries, Collateral Ligaments and other non-cruciate tendons & ligaments around the knee
Meniscus

Trimming, meniscectomy, meniscal repair, meniscal transplant, synthetic menisci, meniscal cyst

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badleftknee1
Re: Medial Meniscus Tran...
January 05, 2018, 01:29:16 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (and its variants)

Rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Still's disease - types of arthritis where usually many joints are affected and patients are often quite ill.

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Clarkey
Re: Cannabis to treat os...
August 12, 2017, 06:00:16 PM

Bone breaks around the knee

Tibial plateau fractures, femoral fractures, fractured patella

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vichall
Re: TPF type V -- 6 mont...
January 09, 2018, 04:12:32 AM

Joint hypermobility disorders

Over-lax joints, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, etc

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Bomber_h
12 year old been Diagnos...
May 08, 2017, 02:33:24 PM

Hip problems relating to knee pain

Knee pain may sometimes be related to hip problems.

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Clarkey
Re: Femal derotation ost...
April 05, 2017, 04:26:02 PM

The OSTEOARTHRITIS DEPARTMENT

KNEE ARTHRITIS - General principles of managing Osteoarthritis of the knee

General discussions

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Sam1983
Re: Age 27: Diagnosis Kn...
January 01, 2018, 08:29:09 PM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Diet and nutritional supplements

Diet regimes, glucosamine, chondroitin sulphate, weight issues

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Knhoj
Re: Anyone tried Circumi...
October 31, 2017, 07:17:12 PM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Exercise

When one has established arthritis, exercise brings its special challenges

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millen
Re: Clipless pedals
October 01, 2017, 09:27:52 PM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Clearing inflamed joint lining

Lavage, debridement, synovectomy

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Towny4ever
Synovitis after partial ...
April 22, 2015, 12:39:03 PM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Injections into the joint

Steroid injections, lubricants (eg Synvisc)

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Nightengale
Re: Monovisc Recovery
January 05, 2018, 06:14:09 AM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Arthritic swelling and Baker's Cysts

Recurrent knee effusion, Baker's cysts

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jeffmc
Re: Baker's Cyst 2013
November 09, 2017, 10:56:39 PM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Clearing spurs and cysts

Osteophyte removal, bone cyst removal

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Clarkey
Re: What are bone spurs ...
January 23, 2017, 03:40:44 PM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Articular cartilage repair

All procedures relating to interventions where damaged joint cartilage is replaced with cells or tissues.

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Nano
Clinics offering Lipogem...
January 06, 2018, 02:31:26 PM

: CARTILAGE REPAIR - ACI & MACI (autologous/matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation), CARTILAGE REPAIR - Marrow stimulation techniques (eg microfracture, abrasion arthroplasty), CARTILAGE REPAIR - Osteochondral autografts and allografts (eg OATS & mosaicplasty), CARTILAGE REPAIR - Stem cell procedures (eg Regenexx), CARTILAGE REPAIR - Juvenile cell tissue transplantation (Denovo ET and Denovo NT)
KNEE ARTHRITIS - Changing the forces through the joint

Tibial and femoral osteotomy (opening or closing bone wedges). Unloader braces. 'Unispacer'.

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slightfield
Re: Osteotomy- Advice pl...
October 06, 2017, 12:38:10 AM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Unicompartmental knee replacement

Replacing medial, lateral or patello-femoral compartments in isolation

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Giblet
Re: Running on Partial K...
January 07, 2018, 02:44:12 PM

KNEE ARTHRITIS - Total Knee Replacement

Also called 'arthroplasty'

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lilbit
Re: Allergy to Chromium ...
December 19, 2017, 06:02:17 AM

The LIBRARY

NOTES - Surgical Procedures

This section is for discussing technique and principles of surgical procedures. Try and limit the links and questions specifically to materials and surgical method. Use the other sections to ask questions related to your personal situation.

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Patrick2by4
Re: OS against Regenexx
December 10, 2017, 09:20:32 PM

NOTES - Your success stories

If you feel your knee problem has been successfully managed, let us hear about it. Post the full story with the first post - how it started, what symptoms, what you were told, what examinations and tests, what surgery, what type of rehab.

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ff89
Re: Any Peroneal Nerve r...
December 15, 2017, 02:34:16 AM

Medical Abbreviations

ACL, MCL, PFS - what do those abbreviations mean? Post up any new ones and get your questions answered.

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Jamhour
Re: CPM - Constant Passi...
March 04, 2017, 07:40:32 AM

Knee braces

NO DEALERS PLEASE! Immobilisers, compression braces, patello-femoral braces, patellar tendon supports, sports and instability braces, unloaders ...

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Vinny61
What to wear over under ...
October 11, 2017, 02:30:10 PM

Products you couldn't do without

No dealers, please. Just KNEEgeeks and the products they wouldn't want to be without or you think might help others.

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Max4488
Re: Best support/device ...
February 02, 2017, 11:59:34 PM

BOARD RULES

Bulletin Board Mission and Netiquette

Why we set up this bulletin board and the 'etiquette' of engagement

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MOVED: Grade I PCL Spain...
February 02, 2013, 06:40:47 PM

The current registration rules

These are the rules that users will need to acknowledge before registering on this bulletin board

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The KNEEguru
MOVED: Tibial Torsion
December 03, 2012, 11:32:55 AM

How to use this bulletin board

How this board works. Only post here if you want to know something about how the board works. Medical questions should go into the sections below. KNEEgeeks is our bulletin board. We also have a main KNEEguru website packed with knee information: http://www.kneeguru.co.uk . Don't forget to look there, too.

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cjstein
Re: Posting your first m...
July 28, 2017, 12:24:08 PM

Making Donations to KNEEguru

Making Donations to KNEEguru, and getting a 'Donor Flag.

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Member Donations
May 23, 2017, 01:25:34 PM

The GAMES ROOM

Who's Who?

Maybe you would like to tell everyone a little more about you? Country, pets, hobbies. Not important personal information.

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Laetitia88
Re: PHOBIAS! What R U SC...
October 25, 2017, 02:39:28 PM

Quizzes, games & fun contests

Any fun initiative can be posted here. Take care not to ask for or reveal too many personal details - for your own security.

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60schld
Re: Word game
December 31, 2017, 10:37:04 PM