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Blew my knee out

Justin66JJustin66 Posts: 95
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:37 AM in Exercise and Rehab
I had a discectomy back in Aug. and have been walking a lot, 3 times 2 too 3 miles a day. I have had a bad right knee since I was a kid and while walking on my treadmill it just gave up on me. Normally I take it easy with my knee when this happens, I also take glucosamine and chondriotin.

What do you guys think should I just keep walking since I am supposed to exercise my back to keep the scar tissue down or take it easy a while a let my knee build its strength up again?



  • I think you need to see an Orthosurgeon who specializes in knees. My husband had to get a knee arthropic surgery which was day surgery and his knee has been better since then. I'm unable to walk either due to my leg and back weakness and pain so I'm starting heated pool exercises next week. I'm not sure if that would help you but you need a referral from your Primary GP Dr. to get a referral to the OrthoSurgeon and Physiotherapy. Take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
  • Ive been to see an orthopedist he said he didn't see anything wrong. The heated pool would be nice. I wouldn't mind trying that myself.
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