I am so glad that you found the information here helpful! I hope that you will continue to check in and ask questions, lend support, or share anything that you have found helps you. Hope you are having a good day!View Thread
This is something that you should discuss in detail with your doctor -- he/she will know the specifics of your injury and can walk you through the pros and cons of surgery. You may find it helpful to start by looking through this overview on ACL surgery. It outlines what happens during the surgery, what to expect after surgery, risks, what types of tears may not require surgery, and what to think about as you consider surgery. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
I am so sorry that you are having to go through this. This slideshow outlines some exercises that you might try to relieve pain and increase your range of motion. Hopefully these help! Please let us know how you are doing.View Thread
Hi, I don't have any personal experience with osteotomy, but while you wait for others in this community to hopefully share their experiences, you might find it helpful to look over this article on osteotomy -- it explains some of what you can expect after the procedure, as well as how well it works and risk factors involved. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
This article on whether or not you should have a knee replacement may help you come to a decision. Have you spoken with your doctor about your doubts? It would be a good idea to get the pros and cons for your specific situation from your doctor, and work with him/her to make the decision that is best for you. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
Who should win the People's Choice Award this year? Cast your vote here from a list of celebrities who have been featured on the cover of WebMD Magazine, and come back Nov. 3, to see the winner. This year's nominees are passionately involved in health causes from building programs for young athletes to championing new cancer treatments and working to teach people about endometriosis, rosacea, and more.
Here is some information on chiropractic treatments for the back that you might find helpful, as well as some information on spinal osteoarthritis and treatment options and exercises you might try. Every person responds to treatments differently so it is hard to say whether chiropractic help will work. You might ask your doctor if he/she feels a chiropractor will help. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread