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    Questions about next steps and what it all means

    Well 3 months of PT did very little. I went back into my knee doc today, we'll probably do viscosupplementation because it is covered by insurance but he seemed pretty unexcited by it. He seemed to prefer PRP but I don't see how that would do much and he mostly agreed. So we went over my MRI...
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    Questions about next steps and what it all means

    Well my wait is finally over, I returned home and saw my knee doc. Long and short of our plan and my interpretation is: the bone spacing looks really good on X-ray, but clearly my leg is atrophying due to pain from the 2 patellar chondral defects (small) and 2 full trochlear chondral defects...
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    Questions about next steps and what it all means

    Quick question to the hive mind....I want to get a second set of eyes on my knee. I live in Durango CO, so super outdoor town, lots of blown out knees, I have no reason to be unhappy with the doctor I've got locally. Do you think it is worth making the trip to Steadman Clinic in Vail (4-5...
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    Questions about next steps and what it all means

    Thank you. I do take heart in this. I’m just so tired of the pain, limitation, and continual weakening, I get used to things only getting worse. Thanks for the assurance things can get better
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    Questions about next steps and what it all means

    Thank you so much for your post and thanks. I take heart in messages like yours that suggest that one way or another I’ll be able to regain reasonably full use of my leg and athleticism. It would crush me to think I am just on a long slow downward slide. 10 days till my deployment is over...
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    Questions about next steps and what it all means

    Thanks so much for the input everyone. It is hard when your job, in this case serving my country precludes you from getting proper medical care. With the time growing close that I can actually take action about this, the level of disfunction on my knee has become a more prominent issue in my...
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    Questions about next steps and what it all means

    Thanks I guess the question I have is for the hive mind. Does the MRI report look like something where a MACI type things would be possible or likely TKR only option?
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    Questions about next steps and what it all means

    I have a bit of a weird life style, I've been working internationally for the US gov in a developing country, a job coming to and end in a few weeks and I'm returning back to the USA for good and will be in a position to start dealing with my left knee. About a year and a half ago we were...

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