Question - Knee Mobility Post ACL Surgery

by Christine
(Abilene, TX)

I still cannot straighten my knee completely since ACL surgery May 7, 2008. It's at minus 8 degrees at best. Can you advise? To give you some history, I first tore my meniscus in the left knee while jogging and had surgery for that in April 2007. After about 2 months of rehab I still could not straighten my knee completely.

Then I tore my ACL (June 2007) while I was still recovering from the meniscus tear. Went back to the ortho Dr. and he wasn't convinced I tore anything (even though I insisted something was injured in my knee) so I was sent on my way to more rehab. After several more months of rehab, and only able to straighten my knee to minus 5 degrees I went to a different ortho Dr. who diagnosed me with a torn ACL. Did ACL reconstruction the following week (7 May 08) and I've been in rehab again since May 08.

I am still unable to straighten my knee completely. I've been told by a new ortho Dr. (my surgeon has since retired) that I may never straighten my knee again. That it could be scar tissue built up. Now I have hip pain, lower back pain and pain in my right leg because it bears a good portion of my weight most of the time because I cannot stand completely straight unless my weight is on my good leg.

Any advice or information you can give me is appreciated! I am desperate here. I was very active prior to the surgeries. Running, racquetball, softball, volleyball, you name it, I played it.

I am a 45-year-old woman and understand that us older folk don't heal as quickly. But I have a hard time accepting that my knee will never straighten completely again. With the medical technology out there isn't there something that can help me with this problem other than a total knee replacement?

I also have osteoarthritis in my knee which I never really had before the meniscus surgery. My workouts now consist of a recumbent bike, eliptical machines, and walking/exercising in the pool. All are great for staying in shape; however, I can't even do those with the intensity that I want to because of the constant pain in my knee and inability to straighten it completely.

Thanks

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Mar 12, 2014
THANKS TO THE GREAT DR UKOSE NEW
by: LARA MARK

i am giving this testimony cos l am happy My name is mrs. Lara Mark from Houston,taxes.i never believed in love spells or magic until i met this spell caster once. when i went to Africa in December this year on a business summit. i ment a man called dr. UKOSE.He is powerful he could help you cast a spells to bring back my love’s gone,misbehaving lover looking for some one to love you, bring back lost money and magic money spell or spell for a good job.i’m now happy & a living testimony cos the man i had wanted to marry left me 3 weeks before our wedding and my life was upside down cos our relationship has been on for 2 years… i really loved him, but his mother was against me and he had no good paying job. so when i met this spell caster, i told him what happened and explained the situation of things to him..at first i was undecided,skeptical and doubtful, but i just gave it a try. and in 6 days when i returned to taxes, my boyfriend (is now my husband ) he called me by himself and came to me apologizing that everything had been settled with his mom and family and he got a new job interview so we should get married..i didn’t believe it cos the spell caster only asked for my name and my boyfriends name and all i wanted him to do… well we are happily married now and we are expecting our little kid,and my husband also got a new job and our lives became much better. in case anyone needs the spell caster for some help, email address ukosespelltemple@yahoo.com Great UKOSE i thank you very much thank you in 1000000 times.. if not you i would have been losted and wasted thank you. please make sure you contact him for any financial difficulties okay.. What a powerful man such as DrUKOSE.. he is so much powerful..\\ email him for any difficulties.. ukosespelltemple@yahoo.com

Feb 22, 2014
THANKS TO DR.UKO NEW
by: SHARON

My name is Sharon Johnson and i want to testify of the good work done by a faithful Dr uko a spell caster. in my life i never thought there is such thing as spiritual intercession. my problem started nine months back when the father of my kids started putting up some strange behavior, i never knew he was having an affair outside our matrimonial home. it dawn on me on that faithful day 19th of April 21st 4:23pm when he came to the house to pick his things that was when i knew that situation has gotten out of hand and he then told me he was quitting the marriage which i have built for over five years, i was confused and dumbfounded i called on family and friends but to no avail. two months after i started having problem with my kids welfare rent-age and all of it, i really went through hell. until a day i was browsing on the internet and i happen to meet a spell caster i never believed on this but i needed my man back so i gave the spell caster my problem at first i never trusted him so i was just doing it but you know a problem shared is half solved after a week my husband called me telling me that he his coming back home and that was all. now we are living happily and i still do contact him on this email:ukospelltemple@yahoo.com

Feb 22, 2014
a good spell caster NEW
by: love

i will love to share my testimony to you all the people in world i got married to my husband about 2 year ago we start having problems at home like we stop sleeping on the same bed,fighting about little things he always comes home late at night,drinking too much and sleeping with other women out side i have never love any man in my life except him. he is the father of my child and i don't want to loose him because we have worked so hard together to become what we are and have today .few month ago he now decided to live me and the kid,being a single mother can be hard sometimes and so i have nobody to turn to and i was heart broken.i called my mom and explain every thing to her,my mother told me about DR. LALA how he helped her solve the problem between her and my dad i was surprise about it because they have been without each other for three and a half years and it was like a miracle how they came back to each other. i was directed to DR. LALA on his email:lalapumena@gmail.com and explain everything to him,so he promise me not to worry that he will cast a spell and make things come back to how we where so much in love again and that it was another female spirit that was controlling my husband he told me that my problem will be solved within two days if i believe i said OK So he cast a spell for me and after two days my love came back asking me to forgive him i Am so happy now. so that why i decided to share my experience with every body that have such problem contact Dr LALA the great spell caster on his email addresses lalapumena@gmail.com



Jan 23, 2014
i could have written this NEW
by: JMB

Very similar experience except I'm 54. Just stated p t with a very knowledgeable therapist..many things I was Doing wrong which was preventing me from completely straightening my knee. When u ride recumbent bike make sure u r really stretching the leg out as far as possible. It actually hurts to straightening because it hasn't been straight in so long..after doing stretching sit on floor
W injuried knee/leg straight. Gently push knee cap down, so the back of the knee is getting closer to the floor, hold stretch. I usually ice after..I have been doing this for two weeks and can already notice a difference. When I started I could fit 3 fingers between the back of my knee cap and the floor and now I am a finger away from the floor..I try to do stretches 2 or 3 times a day for about 15 min.. good luck



Jan 16, 2014
Thanks to Dr Abby for his good work NEW
by: Matt

Hello, I'm Matt and I want you to share a good testimony of the great man. I thought many times before i contact him. Dr Abby of Sacred Spiral Goddess Temple itself is NOT evil.
After been scam by lot of spell caster's promising me false hope not knowing all they really wanted was my money. My sincere apologies.

I contacted Dr Abby because my personal life was upside down. My wife and I separated 2 months ago and we have 2 kids. we had a relationship for 11 years and now she is falling in love with another man after 11 years of marriage, my wife was going in the wrong direction. He got attracted by a mysterious colleague man at work and moved with him for 4 months. But after i meet Dr Abby, Within 36 hours my whole story got turn around and things started to be as before. She's back to the house saying she doesn’t know what happened, and she was sorry about leaving. Our relationship is stronger than ever. I have no words to thank you enough.
You can contact him on ( sacredspiralgoddesstemple@gmail.com )

Matt from Manchester

Jan 10, 2014
HELP ME PRAY FOR DR AKPAKPA FOR HIS GOOD WORK NEW
by: Anonymous



I was crushed when my lover of three years left to be with another woman. I
cried and sobbed every day, until it got so bad that I reached out to the
Internet for help.And i saw a testimony of a spell caster who help a girl
called michelle and i said let me give it a try so i contact him for help
and he cast a love spell for me which i use in getting my love back and now
i am a happy woman.For what you have done for me,i will not stop to share
your goodness to people out there for the good work you are doing.I hope
God blesses you as much as you have help me to get my Love back,visit him
on lalapumena@gmail.com is the only answer to your problemS
EMILIANO BABARAH_USA


Dec 14, 2013
a great spell caster NEW
by: blessing

My Name is Mrs blessing, I was married to my husband for 8years and we were both blessed with three children, living together as one love, until 2013 when things was no longer the way it was [when he lost his job]. But when he later gets a new job 6 months after, he started sleeping outside our matrimonial home. Only for me to find out that he was having an affair with the lady that gave him the job. since that day, when i called him, he no longer pick up my calls and nothing good since to come out from him. Yet my husbands just still keep on seeing the new girl friend till Dr. ikoko cast a spell for me, now he is back with me and me only. And i am happy with my family if you need his help contact on via email,ikokotemple@gmail.com

Nov 25, 2013
all my thanks to wiseindividualspell@gmail.com NEW
by: Freya


I lost my 6 years marriage during June. My husband left me with so many pains and since then i have been heart broken and shattered. I have contact 9 spell casters and 9 of them has rip me off my money without any result. I have emailed so many sites online looking for a good spell caster till i was directed by a 32 years old woman to WISE INDIVIDUAL SPELL At first i never believed him because he was requesting for some amount of money to buy items, it took him two weeks to convince me and something occur to mind and i said let me give him a trial.I was very shocked when Jeff called three days after i sent Dr Zack Balo the items money. He apologies for all he has done wrong and i am very happy that we are together today because he proposed to me last night. I will advise you contact Email: wiseindividualspell@gmail.com


Nov 24, 2013
my testimony of joy NEW
by: MAYA

i just want to share my testimony here.. i was married for 12 years to my husband and all of a sudden, another woman came into the life of my husband.. he started hailing me and he was abusive..but i still loved him with all my heart and wanted him at all cost…then he filed for divorce..my whole life was turning apart and i didn't know what to do..he moved out of the house and abandoned me and my 3 kids.. so someone told me about trying spiritual means to get my husband back and introduced me to a spell caster called ashra so i decided to try it reluctantly..although i didn't believe in all those things… then when he cast the spell, after 3 days that he told me, my husband came back and was pleading..he had realized his mistakes..i just couldn't believe it.. anyways we are back together now and we are happy..in case anyone needs this man help, his email address ashraspellhome@yahoo.com his spells is for a better life

Nov 04, 2013
HOW I GOT BACK MY HUSBAND NEW
by: LORIETA


i am here to give testimony of how i got back my husband, we got married for more than 9 years and have gotten two kids. thing were going well with us and we are always happy. until one day my husband started to behave in a way i could not understand, i was very confused by the way he treat me and the kids. later that month he did not come home again and he called me that he want a divorce, i asked him what have i done wrong to deserve this from him, all he was saying is that he want a divorce that he hate me and do not want to see me again in his life, i was mad and also frustrated do not know what to do,i was sick for more than 2 weeks because of the divorce. i love him so much he was everything to me without him my life is incomplete. i told my sister and she told me to contact a spell caster, i never believe in all this spell casting of a thing. i just want to try if something will come out of it. i contacted traditional spell hospital for the return of my husband to me, they told me that my husband have been taken by another woman, that she cast a spell on him that is why he hate me and also want us to divorce. then they told me that they have to cast a spell on him that will make him return to me and the kids, they casted the spell and after 1 week my husband called me and he told me that i should forgive him, he started to apologize on phone and said that he still live me that he did not know what happen to him that he left me. it was the spell that he traditional spell hospital casted on him that make him comeback to me today,me and my family are now happy again today. thank you traditional spell hospital for what you have done for me i would have been nothing today if not for your great spell. i want you my friends who are passing through all this kind of love problem of getting back their husband, wife , or ex boyfriend and girlfriend to contact traditionalspellhospital@gmail.com. and you will see that your problem will be solved without any delay

Oct 26, 2013
A real spell caster that help me cast the spell to bring my lover back NEW
by: Dan Anelos

Hello people in this forum
My Name is Dan Anelos ..I never believed in Love Spells or Magics until I met this special spell caster when i contact this man called prophet viky of victorylifelovespelltemple@gmail.com Execute some business..He is really powerful..My wife divorce me with no reason for almost 4 years and i tried all i could to have her back cos i really love her so much but all my effort did not work out.. we met at our early age at the college and we both have feelings for each other and we got married happily for 5 years with no kid and she woke up one morning and she told me she’s going on a divorce..i thought it was a joke and when she came back from work she tender to me a divorce letter and she packed all her loads from my house..i ran mad and i tried all i could to have her back but all did not work out..i was lonely for almost 4 years…So when i told the spell caster what happened he said he will help me and he asked for her full name and her picture..i gave him that..At first i was skeptical but i gave it a try cos have tried so many spell casters and there is no solution…so when he finished with the readings,he got back to me that she’s with a man and that man is the reason why she left me…The spell caster said he will help me with a spell that will surely bring her back.but i never believe all this…he told me i will see a positive result within 3 days..3 days later,she called me herself and came to me apologizing and she told me she will come back to me..I cant believe this,it was like a dream cos i never believe this will work out after trying many spell casters and there is no solution..The spell caster is so powerful and after that he helped me with a pregnancy spell and my wife got pregnant a month later..we are now happy been together again and with lovely kid..This spell caster has really changed my life and i will forever thankful to him..he has helped many friends too with similar problem too and they are happy and thankful to him..This man is indeed the most powerful spell caster have ever experienced in life..Am Posting this to the Forum in case there is anyone who has similar problem and still looking for a way out..you can reach him here: victorylifelovespelltemple@gmail.com... CONTACT THIS GREAT AND POWERFUL SPELL CASTER CALLED prophet viky ... HIS EMAIL ADDRES IS :victorylifelovespelltemple@gmail.com... CONTACT HIM NOW AND BE FAST ABOUT IT SO HE CAN ALSO ATTEND TO YOU BECAUSE THE EARLIER YOU CONTACT HIM NOW THE BETTER FOR YOU TO GET QUICK SOLUTION TO ALL YOUR PROBLEMS...

Oct 26, 2013
A real spell caster that help me cast the spell NEW
by: Dan Anelos

Hello people in this forum
My Name is Dan Anelos ..I never believed in Love Spells or Magics until I met this special spell caster when i contact this man called prophet viky of victorylifelovespelltemple@gmail.com Execute some business..He is really powerful..My wife divorce me with no reason for almost 4 years and i tried all i could to have her back cos i really love her so much but all my effort did not work out.. we met at our early age at the college and we both have feelings for each other and we got married happily for 5 years with no kid and she woke up one morning and she told me she’s going on a divorce..i thought it was a joke and when she came back from work she tender to me a divorce letter and she packed all her loads from my house..i ran mad and i tried all i could to have her back but all did not work out..i was lonely for almost 4 years…So when i told the spell caster what happened he said he will help me and he asked for her full name and her picture..i gave him that..At first i was skeptical but i gave it a try cos have tried so many spell casters and there is no solution…so when he finished with the readings,he got back to me that she’s with a man and that man is the reason why she left me…The spell caster said he will help me with a spell that will surely bring her back.but i never believe all this…he told me i will see a positive result within 3 days..3 days later,she called me herself and came to me apologizing and she told me she will come back to me..I cant believe this,it was like a dream cos i never believe this will work out after trying many spell casters and there is no solution..The spell caster is so powerful and after that he helped me with a pregnancy spell and my wife got pregnant a month later..we are now happy been together again and with lovely kid..This spell caster has really changed my life and i will forever thankful to him..he has helped many friends too with similar problem too and they are happy and thankful to him..This man is indeed the most powerful spell caster have ever experienced in life..Am Posting this to the Forum in case there is anyone who has similar problem and still looking for a way out..you can reach him here: victorylifelovespelltemple@gmail.com... CONTACT THIS GREAT AND POWERFUL SPELL CASTER CALLED prophet viky ... HIS EMAIL ADDRES IS :victorylifelovespelltemple@gmail.com... CONTACT HIM NOW AND BE FAST ABOUT IT SO HE CAN ALSO ATTEND TO YOU BECAUSE THE EARLIER YOU CONTACT HIM NOW THE BETTER FOR YOU TO GET QUICK SOLUTION TO ALL YOUR PROBLEMS...

Oct 02, 2013
my testimoney NEW
by: Anonymous

Hello,everyone i am from USA i never ever believed in spell until i meet a man called Dr laco, who help me cast a spell that bring back my ex-lover who left me for two years before our marriage,His spells works beyond my imaginations and today i am happily married with two kids and me and my [ex-lover] now husband are very happy more than ever before,what more can i say rather than to say thank you Dr laco for been there for me,contact him today and your life will never ever remain the same his email is lacopowerfulspellcaster@yahoo.com

Sep 03, 2013
THIS IS MY TESTIMONY ABOUT THE GOOD WORK OF ATILA NEW
by: Stacey Bruno

I never believed in love spells or magic until I met this spell caster once when i went to see my friend in Indian this year on a business summit. I meant a man who's name is Dr ATILA he is really powerful and could help cast spells to bring back one's gone, lost, misbehaving lover and magic money spell or spell for a good job or luck spell .I'm now happy & a living testimony cos the man i had wanted to marry left me 5 weeks before our wedding and my life was upside down cos our relationship has been on for 3years. I really loved him, but his mother was against us and he had no good paying job. So when i met this spell caster, i told him what happened and explained the situation of things to him. At first i was undecided,skeptical and doubtful, but i just gave it a try. And in 7 days when i returned to Canada, my boyfriend (now husband) called me by himself and came to me apologizing that everything had been settled with his mom and family and he got a new job interview so we should get married. I didn't believe it cos the spell caster only asked for my name and my boyfriends name and all i wanted him to do. Well we are happily married now and we are expecting our little kid, and my husband also got the new job and our lives became much better. His email is atilahealinghome@yahoo.com

Apr 29, 2013
a man of help NEW
by: trace




Anonymous writes: Hello every body out there my name is trace am from uk i want to share a testimony with every one on how God used a man named Dr peter to help me in retrieving my love i was in love with a boy and both of use where living happily suddenly i did not know what happened my love started developing hatred towards me one day which was on Monday 6/10/2010 my love just came back from work and told me that first thing tomorrow morning am living his house i was so shocked and i was so surprised because i did not offend him in any way, i did not know what to do next i decided to plead with him but he insisted not to see me around him again, so the next morning he parked my things out and told me to go, i pleaded with him and ask him to forgive me if i have wrong him unknowingly but he never agreed with me so i decided to go to my sister's place and stay, i love this boy so much even when i was in my sister's house i was still call him and plead with him all the time he told me to live him alone he even changed his line just because of me. That was how we brooked up but i still love this guy so much i have been looking for solution on how to get him back for years, one day i was going through the internet when i saw how great dr peter help a girl in getting back her love so i decided to contact him because i have been looking for help for years just to get him back when i contacted him i told him everything and he told me not to worry that my love will be back in just 2days i did not believe him at first because i said how could you just bring back somebody that has gone for 2years, he said that is very possible that he is the one that is going to do it that i should not worry that my love will be back in just 2days that he promise, so i said ok then he told me what to do and he casted the spell, in the next 2days after he has casted the spell which was on Sunday morning on the 10/2/2013 i heard a knock on my door i did not even think if he would be the one, that was how i opened the door and i saw him he went on his knees and started pleading begging me to forgive him i was shocked and was full of surprises and at the same time filled with happiness and i accepted him without wasting anytime because i love him so much, and we celebrated the valentine together and now we have gotten married and now we are living happily than ever after. Thanks be to you the great dr peter can contact him through his private mail: ayokospellcaster@gmail.com
Once again thank you sir. Name trace Country UK

Apr 29, 2013
a man of solution NEW
by: trace




Anonymous writes: Hello every body out there my name is trace am from uk i want to share a testimony with every one on how God used a man named Dr peter to help me in retrieving my love i was in love with a boy and both of use where living happily suddenly i did not know what happened my love started developing hatred towards me one day which was on Monday 6/10/2010 my love just came back from work and told me that first thing tomorrow morning am living his house i was so shocked and i was so surprised because i did not offend him in any way, i did not know what to do next i decided to plead with him but he insisted not to see me around him again, so the next morning he parked my things out and told me to go, i pleaded with him and ask him to forgive me if i have wrong him unknowingly but he never agreed with me so i decided to go to my sister's place and stay, i love this boy so much even when i was in my sister's house i was still call him and plead with him all the time he told me to live him alone he even changed his line just because of me. That was how we brooked up but i still love this guy so much i have been looking for solution on how to get him back for years, one day i was going through the internet when i saw how great dr peter help a girl in getting back her love so i decided to contact him because i have been looking for help for years just to get him back when i contacted him i told him everything and he told me not to worry that my love will be back in just 2days i did not believe him at first because i said how could you just bring back somebody that has gone for 2years, he said that is very possible that he is the one that is going to do it that i should not worry that my love will be back in just 2days that he promise, so i said ok then he told me what to do and he casted the spell, in the next 2days after he has casted the spell which was on Sunday morning on the 10/2/2013 i heard a knock on my door i did not even think if he would be the one, that was how i opened the door and i saw him he went on his knees and started pleading begging me to forgive him i was shocked and was full of surprises and at the same time filled with happiness and i accepted him without wasting anytime because i love him so much, and we celebrated the valentine together and now we have gotten married and now we are living happily than ever after. Thanks be to you the great dr peter can contact him through his private mail: ayokospellcaster@gmail.com
Once again thank you sir. Name trace Country UK

Apr 08, 2013
This was even faster than I could dream of NEW
by: Mia


This was even faster than I could dream of, Dr.Zack Balo( wiseindividualspell@gmail.com ). Thank you for taking time to listen to me and answering all my emails. I feel emotional strong again. My confidence is back and I see my future clearly. I am forever grateful for your help for re-uniting me with my old lover.

Apr 07, 2013
WISEINDIVIDUALSPELL@GMAIL.COM IS STILL THE BEST SPELL CASTER IN THE WORLD NEW
by: Chloe


I had already tried 5 different internet spell caster's services, but all the people I met were jerks and scams. Then my friend told me about wiseindividualspell@gmail.com. I wasn't sure anything would come of it, but I thought, why not take a chance? I cast a Love Spell, and the very week of it a gorgeous guy came up to me at a club and asked me to dance. He is caring, kind, romantic - everything I always wanted from a man. We've been together for eight months, and we're talking about getting married next week. I'm a believer!" If you requires any assistance, you can contact him through he is email address wiseindividualspell@gmail.com.

Apr 04, 2013
a man of solution NEW
by: blessing


After being in relationship with him for nine years,he broke up with me, I did everything possible to bring him back but all was in vain, I wanted him back so much because of the love I have for him, I begged him with everything, I made promises but he refused. I explained my problem to someone online and she suggested that I should rather contact a spell caster that could help me cast a spell to bring him back but I am the type that never believed in spell, I had no choice than to try it, I mailed the spell caster, and he told me there was no problem that everything will be okay before three days, that my ex will return to me before three days, he
cast the spell and surprisingly in the second day, it was around 4pm. My ex called me, I was so surprised, I answered the call and all he said was that
he was so sorry for everything that happened, that he wanted me to return to him, that he loves me so much. I was so happy and went to him, that was how we started living together happily again. Since then, I have made promise that anybody I know that have a relationship problem, I would be of help to such person by referring him or her to the only real and powerful spell caster who helped me with my own problem and who is different from all the fake ones out there. Anybody could need the help of the spell caster, his email is (ayokospellcaster@gmail.com) you can email him if you need his assistance in your relationship or anything.

Apr 04, 2013
a man of solution NEW
by: blessing


After being in relationship with him for nine years,he broke up with me, I did everything possible to bring him back but all was in vain, I wanted him back so much because of the love I have for him, I begged him with everything, I made promises but he refused. I explained my problem to someone online and she suggested that I should rather contact a spell caster that could help me cast a spell to bring him back but I am the type that never believed in spell, I had no choice than to try it, I mailed the spell caster, and he told me there was no problem that everything will be okay before three days, that my ex will return to me before three days, he
cast the spell and surprisingly in the second day, it was around 4pm. My ex called me, I was so surprised, I answered the call and all he said was that
he was so sorry for everything that happened, that he wanted me to return to him, that he loves me so much. I was so happy and went to him, that was how we started living together happily again. Since then, I have made promise that anybody I know that have a relationship problem, I would be of help to such person by referring him or her to the only real and powerful spell caster who helped me with my own problem and who is different from all the fake ones out there. Anybody could need the help of the spell caster, his email is (ayokospellcaster@gmail.com) you can email him if you need his assistance in your relationship or anything.

Apr 04, 2013
a man of solution NEW
by: jude


Name: STEPS ON HOW TO GET YOUR EX LOVER BACK TO YOU
Date: 01/22/13
Message: My Name is jude ..I never believed in Love Spells or Magics until I met this special spell caster when i went to Africa to Execute some business..He is really powerful..My wife divorce me with no reason for almost 4 years and i tried all i could to have her back cos i really love her so much but all my effort did not work out.. we met at our early age at the college and we both have feelings for each other and we got married happily for 5 years with no kid and she woke up one morning and she told me she's going on a divorce..i thought it was a joke and when she came back from work she tender to me a divorce letter and she packed all her loads from my house..i ran mad and i tried all i could to have her back but all did not work out..i was lonely for almost 4 years.So when i told the spell caster what happened he said he will help me and he asked for her full name and her picture..i gave him that..At first i was skeptical but i gave it a try cos h ave tried so many spell casters and there is no solution.so when he finished with the readings,he got back to me that she's with a man and that man is the reason why she left me.The spell caster said he will help me with a spell that will surely bring her back.but i never believe all this.he told me i will see a positive result within 3 days..3 days later,she called me herself and came to me apologizing and she told me she will come back to me..I cant believe this,it was like a dream cos i never believe this will work out after trying many spell casters and there is no solution..The spell caster is so powerful and after that he helped me with a pregnancy spell and my wife got pregnant a month later..we are now happy been together again and with lovely kid..This spell caster has really changed my life and i will forever thankful to him..he has helped many friends too with similar problem too and they are happy and thankful to him..This man is indeed the most powerful spell caster have ever experienced in life..Am Posting this to the Forum in case there is anyone who has similar problem and still looking for a way out..you can reach him here: ayokospellcaster@gmail.com...... CONTACT THIS POWERFUL SPELL CASTER TODAY VIA EMAILayokospellcaster@gmail: .com



Apr 04, 2013
a man of solution NEW
by: blessing


After being in relationship with him for nine years,he broke up with me, I did everything possible to bring him back but all was in vain, I wanted him back so much because of the love I have for him, I begged him with everything, I made promises but he refused. I explained my problem to someone online and she suggested that I should rather contact a spell caster that could help me cast a spell to bring him back but I am the type that never believed in spell, I had no choice than to try it, I mailed the spell caster, and he told me there was no problem that everything will be okay before three days, that my ex will return to me before three days, he
cast the spell and surprisingly in the second day, it was around 4pm. My ex called me, I was so surprised, I answered the call and all he said was that
he was so sorry for everything that happened, that he wanted me to return to him, that he loves me so much. I was so happy and went to him, that was how we started living together happily again. Since then, I have made promise that anybody I know that have a relationship problem, I would be of help to such person by referring him or her to the only real and powerful spell caster who helped me with my own problem and who is different from all the fake ones out there. Anybody could need the help of the spell caster, his email is (ayokospellcaster@gmail.com) you can email him if you need his assistance in your relationship or anything.

Dec 02, 2012
he is powerful NEW
by: Miss Rossy


Hello, my name is Miss Rossy, I'm from USA. I want to inform you all that there is a spell caster that is genuine and real. I never really believed in any of these things but when I was losing Garvin, I needed help and somewhere to turn badly. I found consultant.Sango spells temple and i ordered a Love Spell. Several days later, my phone rang. Garvin was his old self again and wanted to come back to me! Not only come back, the spell caster opened him up to how much I loved and needed him. Spell Casting isn't brain washing, but they opened his eyes to how much we have to share together. I recommend anyone who is in my old situation to try it. It will bring you a wonderful surprises as well as your lover back to you. The way things were meant to be." you can contact the spell caster on sangospelltemple@gmail.com he's very nice and great.

Dec 02, 2012
he is powerful NEW
by: Miss Rossy


Hello, my name is Miss Rossy, I'm from USA. I want to inform you all that there is a spell caster that is genuine and real. I never really believed in any of these things but when I was losing Garvin, I needed help and somewhere to turn badly. I found consultant.Sango spells temple and i ordered a Love Spell. Several days later, my phone rang. Garvin was his old self again and wanted to come back to me! Not only come back, the spell caster opened him up to how much I loved and needed him. Spell Casting isn't brain washing, but they opened his eyes to how much we have to share together. I recommend anyone who is in my old situation to try it. It will bring you a wonderful surprises as well as your lover back to you. The way things were meant to be." you can contact the spell caster on sangospelltemple@gmail.com he's very nice and great.

Jul 01, 2012
will I gett back knee motion if I have to move my knee only after 4 wks after acl reconstruction ? NEW
by: bk

Hi,
I had ACL reconstruction and meniscus tear repaired at the same time on June 13 2010

due to soft bones in knee OS had to put staples in the knee as screws were not holding it properly.

Now I have been told to keep the knee straight for 3 wks until I see him agian in on 6th July.

I can put wt on my leg and walking withut crutches for few min only.

Now I am worried abt my knee motions as I have not been moving my knee at all.

I have been reading the comments and knee motion should be started earlier soon after surgery.
but I have to wait for nearly a month.

will I get the knee motion back...???

Jul 01, 2012
will I gett back knee motion if I have to move my knee only after 4 wks after acl reconstruction ? NEW
by: bk

Hi,
I had ACL reconstruction and meniscus tear repaired at the same time on June 13 2010

due to soft bones in knee OS had to put staples in the knee as screws were not holding it properly.

Now I have been told to keep the knee straight for 3 wks until I see him agian in on 6th July.

I can put wt on my leg and walking withut crutches for few min only.

Now I am worried abt my knee motions as I have not been moving my knee at all.

I have been reading the comments and knee motion should be started earlier soon after surgery.
but I have to wait for nearly a month.

will I get the knee motion back...???

Jun 28, 2012
Still can't straighten my knee all the way NEW
by: Anonymous

Hey guys,
I had acl/ meniscus done 11 months ago
I still can't straighten the knee completely.
I feel that the two holes made from the surgery
Are interfering with the flexibility of my knee
( maybe scar tissue).
Any advice on what to do ways that case.
My pt session only seems to make things worse.
After the pt I have the feeling that my knee is
Not fully in place until in seems to crack back in.

Help!!!!

Mar 23, 2012
help NEW
by: Anonymous

@vf234, may ask where ur dr is?? I have suffered from multiple knee injuries. Starting, in 99 my right knee gave out on me. I recovered from that, worked retail jobs on n off, then in 2006, the same knee started locking up on me intermitten, itwould come n go away mysteriously. I had 2 incidents that it locked up in straight position. This went on untill 2008 no one could find the answer, then may 2008, it lockedupin bent position, and I was non weight bereing on it. No one still could fig it out till finally I met my surgeon who said right away it was loose bodies, otherwise knwn as locked knee!! He fixed all of it right away, but I still couldnot put weight on it for a month, pt pushed back cuz of insurance, but that didnt really matter becuase now it is 2012, and I hv had pt on n off suce, and I still stand with my knees flexed 12 degrees, nor can I walk.more then few feet w cane. I can walk far w walker but I also hv tight muscels!! During all this, everyone says there is some underlying cause but they dont hv any answers. If anyone knows a Dr that knows how to at least get me standing straitgh again Id be greatful!!

Mar 15, 2012
NOT RELATED TO ACL NEW
by: Cheryl H

Well, you may see my comment from 2010 where I am in excruciating hip pain while bowling apx 4 year post op ACL surgery. I am not excited to recite: I did PT, worked with personal trainer, cortisone injections and meds for hip to no avail. Finally my Ortho ordered an MRI on my left hip ( i was sure it was due to problems from acl surgery) but NO, I had a 6" pendicular tumor in my uterus that was SLAMMING into my hip nerves every time I "slid" while bowling. Well, needless to say, when you are so focused on your knees and hip and pain sometimes you forget to see your female doctor. Had a hysterectomy last August, NO HIP PAIN whatsoever now while bowling. I still am about -8 in knee but I have learned to compensate and live with it. I take no pain meds. Just wanted to update you. And by the way, my ortho was floored, though he told me the whole time he thought my hip and knee were solid and non arthritic. Good luck all. Dont overlook the other possibilites

Mar 15, 2012
NOT RELATED TO ACL NEW
by: Cheryl H

Well, you may see my comment from 2010 where I am in excruciating hip pain while bowling apx 4 year post op ACL surgery. I am not excited to recite: I did PT, worked with personal trainer, cortisone injections and meds for hip to no avail. Finally my Ortho ordered an MRI on my left hip ( i was sure it was due to problems from acl surgery) but NO, I had a 6" pendicular tumor in my uterus that was SLAMMING into my hip nerves every time I "slid" while bowling. Well, needless to say, when you are so focused on your knees and hip and pain sometimes you forget to see your female doctor. Had a hysterectomy last August, NO HIP PAIN whatsoever now while bowling. I still am about -8 in knee but I have learned to compensate and live with it. I take no pain meds. Just wanted to update you. And by the way, my ortho was floored, though he told me the whole time he thought my hip and knee were solid and non arthritic. Good luck all. Dont overlook the other possibilites

Mar 15, 2012
NOT RELATED TO ACL NEW
by: Cheryl H

Well, you may see my comment from 2010 where I am in excruciating hip pain while bowling apx 4 year post op ACL surgery. I am not excited to recite: I did PT, worked with personal trainer, cortisone injections and meds for hip to no avail. Finally my Ortho ordered an MRI on my left hip ( i was sure it was due to problems from acl surgery) but NO, I had a 6" pendicular tumor in my uterus that was SLAMMING into my hip nerves every time I "slid" while bowling. Well, needless to say, when you are so focused on your knees and hip and pain sometimes you forget to see your female doctor. Had a hysterectomy last August, NO HIP PAIN whatsoever now while bowling. I still am about -8 in knee but I have learned to compensate and live with it. I take no pain meds. Just wanted to update you. And by the way, my ortho was floored, though he told me the whole time he thought my hip and knee were solid and non arthritic. Good luck all. Dont overlook the other possibilites

Mar 14, 2012
Don't settle! NEW
by: Vf234

Hi! This post is to tell everyone: do not settle for less than my knee feels great! Unless you are really old ( sorry)! My acl reconstruction surgeon and PT people said that my leg may never match the uninjured leg which hyper-extends. I chose to get other opnions and found a PT who has worked with similar cases extensively and has already helped me a LOT in about a month. My leg will now match the other leg although that is fleeting, but the best improvement is that it used to click back ten plus times a day, which was both startling and painful! That has only happened once this week! Great improvement! Make appointments until you find the people who HEAR you and have the expertise to deal with your problem!

Aug 31, 2011
good luck
by: Anonymous

I tore my acl in June 1990 waited till nov 2008 to repair only because other issues thrusted me to repair.I also had another knee surgery the next year 12/09 my knee has continuosly declined since then to the pointI am unable to work or do any strenuous activities i since changed doctors because my first doctor decided he wanted to replace my knee.I am 38years old not ready for that. The new doctor told me knee replacement may not fix it and the problem will continue to worsen as of right now I am looking at bone spur removal surgery while they are in there they are going to look at my acl that was replaced. My current doctor feels my previous doctor wasnt fully honest. before first surgery my leg would go to 0 degrees after first surgery it went back to 5 degrees, since that surgery i got it to 7 degrees if i hang 25lb wieght from it i have a hard time believing my active live is over they never prepared my family for that. My new doctor said the first doctor may have used the wrong size acl if i cannot fix my problem i will probaly loose my big toe for I know longer have feeling in it.

Aug 21, 2011
Bakers Cyst
by: Anonymous

Could a Bakers cyst cause the knee not to straighten?

Aug 21, 2011
Can't straighten my knee after ACL/Meniscus surgery.
by: Anonymous

I tore my ACL three months ago. Just had the surgery 1 month ago. I can't straighten my knee to 0 degrees. Doc told me I wont be able to straighten my knee again. I'm not sure if this is true I'm pretty much freaking out as I had just entered my state bmx championship. I'm 19 and my life revolves around extreme sports.

Aug 21, 2011
Can't straighten my knee after ACL/Meniscus surgery.
by: Anonymous

I tore my ACL three months ago. Just had the surgery 1 month ago. I can't straighten my knee to 0 degrees. Doc told me I wont be able to straighten my knee again. I'm not sure if this is true I'm pretty much freaking out as I had just entered my state bmx championship. I'm 19 and my life revolves around extreme sports.

Jun 08, 2011
Knee surgery
by: Ms. M

WOW!!! I've read most of the previous postings and concur. I had arthroscopic surgery in early March for a meniscus tear. I also went to PT for approximately 8 weeks. I too have a bend in my knee, but I had the bend prior to surgery due to compensating for the pain. PT did help with range of motion in my knee and they also would push down and hold for several repetitions, which I agree was very painful. I returned to work in early May, which is a physically demanding job. The knee swells almost usually by the time I get to work and I'm still unable to straighten my leg. My Ortho who performed the surgery said it may take several months before I see any improvement and if none... surgery. He also thinks it’s great that I'm on it as much as possible (work) and continue my exercises. After reading many of your posts I'm very worried this is something I'm going to have to live with for the rest of my life. However, I'm going to seek a second opinion from another Ortho tomorrow. Just to see if there are differing opinions of my situation.

May 12, 2011
something stuck inside my knee
by: Anonymous

hi there , i am mohamed from egypt 25 years old , i make ACL surgery in my right knee from one month but i feel that there is something moving inside my knee and sometimes this thing stuck inside my knee so what is this thing please i need your advise

Apr 09, 2011
Hey what's with all the 45 year old ladies getting ACLs?
by: Tina

Hi,
I am 4 weeks post op of ACL repair surgery. I injured my MCL and ACL last summer doing martial arts. I am going to PT and don't use crutches since the first 10 days. I also do the exercises at home a few times a day. I will return to work in a few days and am a little nervous to be on my feet all day (teacher).
I hope everyone heals and everyone is in my prayers for a speedy recovery. My ROM is 130 and only use the immobilizer when I'm out of the house. I started PT after the 4th day post op and my PT thinks maybe why I was able to progress so quickly.

Apr 09, 2011
Hey what's with all the 45 year old ladies getting ACLs?
by: Tina

Hi,
I am 4 weeks post op of ACL repair surgery. I injured my MCL and ACL last summer doing martial arts. I am going to PT and don't use crutches since the first 10 days. I also do the exercises at home a few times a day. I will return to work in a few days and am a little nervous to be on my feet all day (teacher).
I hope everyone heals and everyone is in my prayers for a speedy recovery. My ROM is 130 and only use the immobilizer when I'm out of the house. I started PT after the 4th day post op and my PT thinks maybe why I was able to progress so quickly.

Apr 09, 2011
Hey what's with all the 45 year old ladies getting ACLs?
by: Tina

Hi,
I am 4 weeks post op of ACL repair surgery. I injured my MCL and ACL last summer doing martial arts. I am going to PT and don't use crutches since the first 10 days. I also do the exercises at home a few times a day. I will return to work in a few days and am a little nervous to be on my feet all day (teacher).
I hope everyone heals and everyone is in my prayers for a speedy recovery. My ROM is 130 and only use the immobilizer when I'm out of the house. I started PT after the 4th day post op and my PT thinks maybe why I was able to progress so quickly.

Dec 09, 2010
both knees are locked/3 different opions
by: LindaB

I had meniscus surgery on both knees during 1997 and 1998. Both times I tripped over or was tripped by my dogs and tore the meniscus. I did ALL of the pt. Gradually, after a very good recovery my left knee started to slowly refuse to straighten. Eventually the knee was very bent and my Or guy did another surgery, put me way under and tried to straighten it. That didn't work at all and he told me that I would need a total knee replacement eventually (to relieve pain of severe osteoarthritis) and that he would be able to straighten it then. Now my right leg has started doing the same thing. My kids call me a hobbit and that's kind of what I walk like. I have reached the point where my knees dictate my life style. I have severe pain in both knees, referred pain in both calves and hip and back pain. I can't walk any distance to speak of (a mall is a nightmare!), can't walk my dogs, do gardening, I can't even pick my grandkids up and carry them around. I've seen 3 different docs in my area and gotten 3 completly different opinions. One says 2 knee replacements and lot of pt will fix it, one says they don't know why this stricture happens or how to fix it, one says knee replacement will relieve the pain but not the ability to straighten. I was really hoping someone out there had a fix for this but it sounds like you are all having ongoing problems. I live in rural so. OR and am thinking I need to go somewhere where they specialize in knees before I commit to the surgery option. If any of you have new info, please post it. I'm seriously depressed about this right now.

Nov 29, 2010
11 months after ACL recon and still unable to straighten knee
by: Lisa

I had ACL recon with meniscus repair about 11 months ago now and I am stilll unable to straighten my knee. I suffer from lower back pain, hip pain and my right leg aches due to compensating for my left. I'm a nursing student so placements are very difficult having to be on my feet for many hours. Next month I'm going in for arthroscopy to see whats going on, my surgeon states the possibility of scar tissue formation. I also suffer from pain on the medial side of my knee which is apprantely suggestive of scar tissue. He is also going to manually manipulate my knee while I'm under in an attempt to break any adhersions. I am desperately hoping to get my knee back on track so I can go back to sports and be able to stay on track with my career.

Oct 26, 2010
MY GOD I Am YOU Christine
by: Cheryl H

EXACT same story as Christine except prior to ACL rupture I had back surgery and a hip graft for a broken neck (4 years prior to knee blow out). After losing all my weight I "thought" i was back in shape, what an idiot, and blew out my acl in 15 minutes of hard court volleyball. I had a manual manipulation and scar tissue removal apx 12 months post op, and now am at apx -8 degrees. I bowl now and am about 50 pounds overweight, as I cannot work out like I used to. Sometimes when bowling, I have EXCRUCIATING pain in my left hip....same leg as acl injury. I am also 45 and too young to be in this type of pain. I hate pain pills and chop my Oxycodone into quarters to take. I rarely take them. Is there a solution to this? Is this back pain radiating down into my hip?? It feels like my hip. I dont want to go see my back surgeon as he is one of the top in the world and he will be mad that I gained so much weight. BUT its hard to keep weight off when you are not mobile anymore help

Oct 26, 2010
MY GOD I Am YOU Christine
by: Cheryl H

EXACT same story as Christine except prior to ACL rupture I had back surgery and a hip graft for a broken neck (4 years prior to knee blow out). After losing all my weight I "thought" i was back in shape, what an idiot, and blew out my acl in 15 minutes of hard court volleyball. I had a manual manipulation and scar tissue removal apx 12 months post op, and now am at apx -8 degrees. I bowl now and am about 50 pounds overweight, as I cannot work out like I used to. Sometimes when bowling, I have EXCRUCIATING pain in my left hip....same leg as acl injury. I am also 45 and too young to be in this type of pain. I hate pain pills and chop my Oxycodone into quarters to take. I rarely take them. Is there a solution to this? Is this back pain radiating down into my hip?? It feels like my hip. I dont want to go see my back surgeon as he is one of the top in the world and he will be mad that I gained so much weight. BUT its hard to keep weight off when you are not mobile anymore help

Jun 12, 2010
partial knee surgery
by: Lynnette

I had partial knee surgery October 2009.
for me it was the worst decision of my life.
I have been in constant pain ever since.
I cannot straighten my knee.
the surgeon told me he would change the quality of life. My life has been hell.
I was a fit 58 year old I loved ballroom tap jass dance I cannot do any of them.
I really believe I would have been better off having physio to strengthen my knee.
My knee was locking and given way
I was not in the pain I am in now.
I am going to Hospital for laparoscopy and the surgeon is going to try manupulation I am scared in case it will not work.
If anybody is thinking of knee surgery see a physio first they maybe able to help you without the surgery.

May 19, 2010
Surg #3
by: Fala

Like many of you I have difficulty with full extension after ACL reconstruction. I also cannot bend my knee past 90 degrees. Had the ACL repaired in Nov '09 (Age: 40). After several months of PT I was losing ground. OS went back in to clean out scar tissue and manipulate in Mar '10. It was going well - bending to 120 degrees and full extension - when again I started to lose ground. I just received a 3rd opinion from a well regarded OS in NYC (affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery) and he says i need 1-2 more surgeries. He didn't like the placement of my graft. Says it appears too vertical. So first surgery to again clean out scar tissue. Will monitor for a couple of months and if i don't make any progress he wants to do a revision of the graft. This knee has cost me a lot of money and I am tired. I hope this works.

Apr 30, 2010
contionoued on
by: cnazrio

Also i noticed subconsciously i was not allowing myself to straighting my leg no matter how much pressure i put on my knee while doing the TOWEL excercise. But with the DUMBELL EXCERCISE the muscles i use to fight my extension slowly began to tire out due to the weight of the dumbell and my knee begans to decend . I usually hold it for a minute then i stand up and with my heel on the floor and i try to stand as straight as possible. i then squat slowly and try and go as low as my knee allows me. Usually with extension i get a decrease in my bending so i try and work them both together. I repeat the excercise numerous times till i feel i have a good extension. I have been increasing the weight of the dumbell and now am able to straighten my knee out everytime i do the excercise. I lift weights everyday and usually after my DUMBELL EXCERCISE i go for a jog or do some lower body excercises.. Strengthening Your thighs will help you extend your leg because we lose not only our muscle but our muscle memory of our quads(thighs) after surgery i have really started to notice an improvment.. Like alot of ppl i was always standing on my good leg but this is one thing you must constantly work on "standing errect on both legs, even if your knee doesnt extend fully. I dont allow myself to stand on one leg anymore and forse myself to stand straight as soon as i notice im standing on one leg i correct myself. wheni walk i extend my leg as far as i can heel down and rolling from hell to toes putting pressure against the floor( is the best way i can explain it) and trying to extend. when standing straight no matter what im doing im always trying to extend "Practice makes perfect" While im drinking, talking, working im always trying to stand straight and keep a even amount of pressure on both legs. i am not a certified doctor or physical therapist although i am studying to become a P.T.. This is whats working for me and i hope it works for you... remeber start off with little weight you will know your own limits. Good luck Reply back to this and let me know how it works for you. Seeing that i am going into Physical therapy i pondered about keeping this excercise for my own Plan for my future clients but i know the frustration of not having extension so i hope i can help.. sorry for the misspelling..

Apr 30, 2010
Getting better
by: Cnazario

While playing football i tore all the ligaments in my knee causing me to get full knee reconstruction. i went thru p.t for 7 months and i was able to get my leg to fully extend a couple times but the next day my knee would be under unbearable pain. its been 4 years and still i am not able to fully extend it. While in physical therapy my therapist would have me sit on a bench and using a towel i would put the middle of it over my knee cap and crab the sides pushing down towards the floor and then try flexing my thigh.. Im sure most of the ppl here have also done this exercise. although it would help i noticed my knee would still stay stiff and i would tire real quickly from pushing down on the towel.. i have since discovered a new form of this exercise that has helped me improve my extension. For now will call it the DUMBELL EXERCISE, for this exercise you need a towel and to start off a light dumbell. i fold the towel a few time to form a cushion between my leg and the dumbell i place it above my knee cap (not on top of the knee cap) i then place the dumbell on the towel ( the handle of the dumbell should be on the towel)the weight of the dumbell is going to began to forse your knee towards the bench. For support i place my hands under the sides of the dumbell(For a better visual, My hands are under the Circles of the dumbell in which the number that signifizes the amount of weight of the dumbell is usually marked) my hands are what controls how much weight im allowing on my knee. Dont just start of by flopping it down onto your leg. Slowly start allowing the wieght to apply pressure to your knee.. now you knee is slowly becoming straighter the more i allow the weight to apply pressure .. as my knee is becoming straighter i am also trying to push the back of my knee into the bench keeping my foot relaxed. like the first excercise there is going to be a little bit of pain. the reason i find this excercise usefull is because unlike the Towel excercise the dumbell is doing all the work and i can focus on straightening my leg.

Apr 29, 2010
can't straighten leg after ACL
by: Shelly

I have read so many stories like mine! I am 42, I have had multiple knee surgeries, the most recent was June 2009 for ALC recontruction (2nd ACL reconstruction in same knee!). 10 months later and I struggle daily. After sitting for no more than 5 minutes I have to hold on to furniture when I get up until my knee "warms up"...limping badly! I cannot get my knee to straighten out at all...it is always bent a little bit. I admit, I stopped my PT after going for 5 weeks due to my financial issues, but I TRIED to do exercises at home. I am scared to go back to ortho MD for fear of being scolded on the PT thing and I am afraid he will say the dreaded "surgery" word. After reading these other posts, I am afraid it will never straighten again......I welcome any advice. Feel free to email me with any suggestions, exercises, advice etc....swtpe68@hotmail.com
Thanks for reading!

Mar 28, 2010
Meniscus Tear, Meniscectomy
by: Anonymous

I'm posting my surgery recovery here as there is a dearth of information about what to expect after surgery for a meniscectomy.

I'm a 49-year-old female who runs between 25-30 miles per week, and also surfs, cycles and does step aerobics. Over the last several months I had increased aching in the back of my knee with a sense that it was becoming unstable and overextended. A slip and fall on a wet boardwalk resulted in a sharp pain and an inability to bear much weight on my leg, especially when coming down steps.

After one week of RICE therapy, I consulted a sports physician who took x-rays and ordered an MRI. The diagnosis was a lateral meniscus tear that was ineligible for repair (not in the red zone) and osteoarthritis. After discussion options and my desire to return to a high level of activity I opted for surgery.

Mar 17, 2010
Unable to straighten knee or walk
by: Gayle Lakeland, FL

I shattered my patella in 2004. The ortho removed the bottom half because he said the pieces were too small to put back together. After that ordeal, I was able to walk (with a cane) but my knee did not entirely straighten. Since that time, I had a arthro meniscus r epair, total knee replacement, and pt many many times for the last five 1/2 years. Now my leg is so bent I can only walk with a walker around the house and use a wheelchair everywhere else. A new ortho says I need a knee revision and it has only been 9 months. I am only 57 now and was 52 when I shattered my knee. I have been through **** and still can't walk right. If anyone has any suggestions, please e-mail me at GR8Gayle@tampabay.rr.com.

Jan 09, 2010
can't straighten my knee after surgery
by: Anonymous

I had orthoscopic surgery in October 2009 to repair a torn miniscus and also repair a cartlidge in the back of me knee that was hanging down and he also took care of arthritis while he was in there. I have been receiving physical therapy twice a week land and water. I am know only doing land and the therapist gets on stool and pushes down on my knee trying to straighten it, This is so painful, I cry. The doctor was me to be put under now so he can manipulate the knee but I will still have to have therapy. I have done all the exercise reaquested at home as well, please email me if this has happened to you. I could use the support. wvuscout@aol.com

Dec 04, 2009
post total knee replacement
by: Anonymous

Thank you for your suggestions. I have been going thru intense pt and have increased the strength in my leg however I am still having alot of pain and unable to straighten it. I am also having a numbing sensation down the outer aspect of my leg down to my ankle.I am waiting for appt for second oppinion. keep me in your prayers please.

Dec 03, 2009
post-op acl recovery
by: Anonymous

dear 45 yr. old woman ,
Going through rehab now due to acl replacement.
My ortho told me he didnt like how the range of motion only allowed me to extend my leg forward 90deg. ( no further) this was concerning him.
1 month after surgery he then issued me a leg extensioner , he told me ( after 4 wks of more
therapy and using the extensioner) if my leg wasnt fully extended by then, he would probably be considering surgery again to remove all scar tissue that had formed preventing me to straighten or bending my knee backward to its fullest. IM just wandering if you have to much scar tissue build-up in your knee and maybe getting another opinion on the possibility of removing scar tissue? I do know what your going thru , i hope this advise was helpful at all. good luck in the future hope the best for you and god bless !

Sep 19, 2009
can't straighten after a total knee
by: donna

I had a total knee in may 09 and now am unable to straighten my knee. I do PT 2 times a week and my therapist doesn't understand why the joint is so tight and my ortho doc just says it's perfect. I am still in a great deal of pain after standing or sitiing for periods over 20 minutes. I have been using a device they call an extensionator but my degree of straightening is no better now thsn it was when i first stated PT in June. My therapist literally pulls my leg by the ankle while her assistant pushes my leg to the mat( extremely painful and brings tears to my eyes). they put their full body weight on my leg and still I have had no improvement. I have 125 degree flexion I just can' straighten it.

Sep 19, 2009
Meniscus Surgery, locked knee can't straigten it
by: Shelly

Hi there,

In July 2009 I got up off the couch to go out shopping and felt an incredible pain in my knee that took my breath away. I couldn't bare any weight on my right leg and my knee was in a locked position. I stayed off my leg and got into the Ortho Surgeon and had immediate surgery...this was eleven days after it locking. I'm now on week nine and still can't straighten the knee, it varies between -10 to -15 degrees. I've had in house physio and now I'm going out to physio...just having to get someone to drive for it's my right leg and I still can't do the gas to brake thing.

My doctor has requested that I get some imobilizing brace which goes on three times a day for 30 minutes each time. There are tension rods which force my knee straight...I can't bear weight during this process...and it is really expensive 800 dollars a month, possibly four months of use, as well as physio.

Has anyone heard of this contraption and/or used it with any success. Please let me know.

Thanks

Jun 22, 2009
continued
by: Dee

I am an athletic, 49 year old woman who previously was in excellent shape. I realize that perhaps I was not aggressive enough in my own PT but honestly, it hurts like crazy to try to straighten it and there feels like something is in the way to keep me from straightening it. I can bend my knee fine but the knee itself has a bump on the inner knee where my patella looks off kilter and not adjacent to where it should lie. Compared to my left leg and knee, it looks uneven. My right upper leg is smaller then my left, losing muscle tone and I have a hard time bearing weight. I am a nurse waiting to take my nursing refresher course so I can go back to work and I and cannot even be on my feet for longer hours now or stand for long periods of time. I cannot walk without a slight limp either. I am depressed about it and don't know which way to turn now. I wonder if this doesn't pan out if I should seek an attorneys advice? Some of your point of views would be nice. Thanks!

Jun 22, 2009
Same here
by: Dee

I had Medial Meniscus surgery and orthoscopic surgery done in 2004 on my right knee. During ortho surgery he ruled out my ACL due to it was not stretched too much so he left it alone. I had a total tear and my meniscus was re-sewed and my ortho doc told me that I needed to be very careful when playing soccer ( how I injured it in the first place) and that perhaps tennis & skiing was out of the question. My knee recovered fine at that time but I gave up playing sports - I stuck to running and working out at the gym on the ileptical and walked/ran. No more ice skating, tennis, soccer or other twisting type sports. In July of 2008 I was cleaning the pool outdoors when my right knee gave out and slipped out of joint. The same ortho doc confirmed I had a re tearing of my right medial meniscus and my ACL was also torn. I opted for surgery because I could not stand my knee popping out of place all the time including swelling and pain. I had surgery October 7, 2008 with a medial meniscus repair on the right leg and a right hamstring graft to repair the ACL as well. Surgery was successful and he sent me home with the usual ice, immobility and pain med etc. I was walking with a limp a week later, no crutches and when I went into the doc for follow up he sent me home telling me to try walking normal and straighten my leg when I do walk. He did not even give me a script for PT at that time. My 2nd follow up visit 4 weeks later I still had a swollen knee and limping, again he told me to try and walk and straighten it out without a limp. Of course it was early still and so I tried, no way could I do that though. he also insructed me that I had a bone fragment he saw on my x-ray and also a screw was not properly fit into the knee, perhaps the screw was too far into the bone he said. He said he was hoping it would resolve on its own. He issued me a script for PT 2 times a week for 4 weeks then back in his office. I lost my medical insurance and could not afford PT, I was undergoing a divorce and my ex cut my insurance off. I had no job and limited money in savings. I then went to the gym at the community center 3-4 times a week and walked and did light weights, I also used the bike and this seem to help allot. I just couldn't afford PT, sorry. I did my best but now I am unable to straighten my knee all the way like the other knee/leg. It is causing me some back and hip pain and I even tried yoga and this helped somewhat but the knee just won't budge. It is locked. I wrote my doc a letter explaining that perhaps he could help me due to not having insurance and take a look. perhaps the knee fragment he left in my knee or the screw was impeding the straightening of my knee. It is now 8 months later and I'm still waiting for him to call me. It has been a week since I mailed it and no call so far.
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Jun 15, 2009
UNABL E TO STRAIGHTEN KNEE
by: dwight

I have swelling in both legs caused by edema. I am scheduled to see a vascular surgeon for the swelling, howver the other problem I have is same as other posts / unable to straighten right knee. Ortho dr wants to do surgery thinks there is ligament damage interferring with full joint movement. I have concern about surgery re scar tissue and making problem worse. I have pain walking from inability to fully extend leg. Stiffness and pain go away while moving but pain occurs after sitting for any time, then getting up and down.

Jun 08, 2009
Cannot straighten knee and am worried
by: Jadycat

I too have had a patella ACl reconstruction, this was beginning of February 2009
(4 months ago)
My knee has full bend without pain, but I cannot straighten it.
It does not hurt trying to straighten it, just it will not straighten.
my physio has said it might be because my leg alignments are not straight, my hip, thigh and knee might be out and facing one direction, while my lower leg is out and facing the other direction. I hope that by manipulation I can straighten the leg so that everything fits back to normal (yet it hasn't so far after 6 weeks physio) but I too am worried this is actually due to arthritis or scar tissue build up, I am scared I may have to have another operation.

Mar 25, 2009
Post ACL problems
by: Anonymous

I have had a acl reconstruction using my patella graft, its been nine months and i am still having pain and tendorness in my knee and i cant completely straighten my knee, This is causing me to put all my wight on my good leg the right one and this is casusing hip and back pain, could someone please tell me why this is so and how can i fic it, the graft is fine. i am only 24 so i want to fix it before i get to old.
Thank you

Jan 08, 2009
similar problem
by: donna

I fell down some stairs at work and hit my lt knee on the metal lip of the step. It was bruised and swollen and very painful. I too have arthriris in both knees but it never limited my activities before the accident.My ortho doc did arthroscopic surgery on oct 9 2008.He said I damaged the cartilage to the bone and he drilled 2 holes in my knee with hopes of growing new cartilage.I have been through pt for about 2 months and I can't completely straighten my leg out plus I am still having a great deal of edema at my knee after short periods of weight bearing.I too am having a great deal of pain in my low back and hip from my gait being altered. My doc said that the mobility I have may be as good as it gets but I am not willing to accept it.I too am 45 years old, a nurse and very active. someone has to have a different outlook .

Aug 18, 2008
How aggressive has your therapist been?
by: Bart - SII

I won't say that it is impossible for you to regain your motion, but it is going to be an uphill battle. The fact that it has been so long since you have been able to straighten it out makes a huge difference in the ability to regain that motion.

You have probably developed scar tissue around the joint, as your physician said, which then limits the sliding of the bones inside the knee joint.

There are treatment options though - aggressive joint mobilizations can sometimes disrupt the scar tissue and adhesions within the joint - however, these are usually fairly painful when performed, and many therapists shy away from them. Also, making sure they are being performed correctly is important to prevent further damage to the knee.

Surgery to go in and clean out the scar tissue and try to restore motion is another option - this can sometimes work, however, it also has the risk of more scar formation because of the new surgery.

Another option is a manipulation under anesthesia - basically you are put under and then your doctor forces your knee straight, breaking up the adhesions and scar tissue - again, there is the risk of developing new scar tissue, so you have to be very diligent to maintain your new motion.

I would discuss all of these options with your therapist and doctor and see which ones are viable. It will likely depend on their philosophies and how they feel about these options with your knee 3 months out from ACL reconstruction.

Bart

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