Meniscus Tear anyone?

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  1. DrSublux

    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

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    How long do they take to heal without surgery that is?

    I injured myself at the end of march and got an MRI today.

    It feels pretty good today, but was wondering when it would feel perfect.

    I know shit thread but I would like to think that someone here has has this issue.
     
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    Which meniscus?
     
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    Medial with lateral displacement off the entire weight bearing surface to be specific
     
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    I'm guessing Never w/o surgery.

    I messed up my left shoulder 7.5 years ago and can still feel it when I stretch it.
     
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    Get on some electro therapy if you can that will help
     
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    Actually it doesn't much matter... 6 - 8 weeks everything will be healed but the torn material will jam the joint forever till removed.
     
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    so your knee.... see my above post
     
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    I have done the roids to get rid of the inflamation and ice them every night. Bought neoprene braces for support and healing. Pain level is now at a 2. Still some minor swelling. Feels better after working out/Krav Maga Classes.
    I am guessing it wont be completely right until after about 6 months.
     
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    I thought once it was torn, it's torn, unless you get surgery. If you don't get it repaired, you might have to have it scraped and cleaned in a few years.
     
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    I did the TENS unit on it and it did mask the pain when I had alot of it anyways.
     
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    I'm a board certified radiologist. Your knee is fucked the fuck up, in my professional opinion.

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    I did it 3 years ago playing softball. Had them go in and clean it up right away.

    7 weeks later, I was playing golf with no worries. Don't fuck around with it.....just go get it scoped.
     
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    I effed up my other knee about 5-6 years ago, but I didnt see a doctor for it. It took about 5-6 months on its own to heal and havnt had any problems with it since.

    Problem is now since I have been compensating for the one knee the other one has started to swell and feel unstable.

    What I cant figure out is the joint is strong so the doc says and wonder why it feel great after working out/jogging/classes.
     
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    well I have a follow up with the ortho on july 5th and will see what he says.
     
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    Knee injuries bring back sad memories :depressed:
     
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    If I do that how long will I be layed up for? I am self employed and can afford to take too much time off. the good thing is my job isnt all that physical.
     
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    would a blow job help?
     
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    Get the surgery....research the surgeon Xs 10

    The hard part is the rehab....getting it moving again

    Don't be a pussy...the DR will tell you to stay inactive for like 6 weeks.....the sooner you get moving the better
     
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    I worked 5 days after the scope.....with a brace of course
     
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    You may have messed up your other knee but didn't tear anything. You have a definite tear in this knee. It's up to you but I would get a second surgical opinion and then make a decision. If you are an active person, you don't want this injury to flair up more seriously a year from now.