NURSE DIRECTOR EMERITUS
- Jun 8, 2007
- The North
- United Kingdom
Yes, I do! And I can explain it with this image. You can see how the ligament that's been cut is responsible for tethering the knee capI do not know what a “lateral retinacular release” means. Does anyone know?
I don't think that's a good idea. I know it's not an entire revision but 3 weeks is still a bit of a big ask! I'd suggest at least 6 weeks.I’ll have three full weeks of recovery.
Patella buttons are plastic and plastic doesn't show up on xray but you can just make it out here as a shadow. The whiter area on top is the remains of the patella.do you have a xray picture of the kneecap with the patella button
You said it! None of these things will deal with pre-patellar bursitis! You might find this image helpfuladvises continued physiotherapy ($$$$), exercise (ouch!!!!), extra-strength Tylenol and Voltaren, none of which work much.
II'd say it was nearer 0.5%!She just says, “about 5% of TKR patients will always have pain