Knee pain after 30 years of no pain after knee surgery

Patient

Q: I had massive knee surgery 30 years ago and within the last year my knee has become extremely unstable.

Symptoms:  Getting up from a seated position and knee giving way or walking and having knee just give way.
Doctor

A:   Hello
Thank you for posting your query on ATD.

I have gone through your query and understand your concern. It may be likely that you got osteoarthritis of the knee joint. You can get x-ray of the knee in standing to know it. Glucosamine and analgesic such as ibuprofen is helpful. Quadriceps exercises are helpful. Hope your query get answered.

Wishing you a good health.
Take care.

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