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Discussion in 'Knee Replacement Pre-Op Area' started by flyaway79, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. flyaway79

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    Anyone have sciatica that most likely developed because of their knee issues and have it go away after a full replacement ? My whole right side has issues from my low back to hip to thigh and on down to the knee. Scheduled for revision TKR on March 20th and hoping that it will help a multitude of issues ☹️


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    Hmmm - well maybe.

    How about telling me the site of you pain using these two charts? (little one is just a guide)

    referesrs.jpg A hips outline.jpg

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    R3BR
    R1BW
    DRF2 but pain all around the knee area




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    Thank you


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    The upper spot is most likely sacro-iliac pain. A good chiropractor could help with that
    The lower one is definitely Trochanteric bursitis. Suggestions in the article.

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    This is likely to be Pes Anserine pain. Again, a good chiropractor would help with that.
     
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    Thanks! You've given me a lot to read!


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    So how is the bursitis diagnosed and what type of doctor would be best to see.


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    You can diagnose it yourself by just walking your fingers up and down the area until you find the very painful spot on your thigh. You might even feel a lump there, a soft round lump which could be the size of a hen's egg (mine was!).

    The doctor to see can be your GP/PCP or your ortho surgeon who will give you an injection of cortisone into the bursa.
     
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    Thank you! I am seeing my ortho next week and will definitely ask about this. Be great to get that "fixed" before my replacement.


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    Indeed though he might be reluctant to give you cortisone only 4 weeks before surgery.
    Try the stretches in the article.
     
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    Hmmmm I thought about that. I will try the stretches.


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    IN my personal experience the few good and far between manual physical therapists who mirror much of what the 'old school' osteopathic doctors did and a PT (same or another) who has expertise in dry needling can do wonders for many muscle related issues. This is simply my personal experience.
     

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