Thread: Menicus Surgery
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Old 05-29-2010, 03:18 PM   #2
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Re: Menicus Surgery

I have had surgery to repair lateral and medial menicus tear from working in a nursing home transfering patient. My surgury was 4 week ago and I am still in pain and the dr. wants to give me efflexal a series of 3 shots for pain and add fluid to my knee and I have also developed arthritis in there as well from going so long without surgery approx. 11 months while workers comp. decided what to do!! Still cant walk good and have pain and swelling in the left knee as well. One of the nurses I worked with says the arthritis attacks the places that is injured and pain. Thanks for the long waiting period my quality of life is bad. Dr. quoted in his little recorder that eventually I will need a need replacement. I am 49 yrs old and was perfectly fine before the accident!!