1. L knee pain
2. Complex tear of medial meniscus, L knee
3. Chrondromalacia patellae, L knee
4. Villonodular synovitis L knee
12/04/15 progress note describes that the patient is post-op arthroscopic surgery performed on 09/02/15. His left knee is still painful and the patient has difficulty with squatting and kneeling and going up and down the stairs. He did not have any postoperative and intra-operative complication. The patient in taking medication and his additional PT is still pending for authorization. The physical examination revealed that the ROM of the left knee is passively at 0-130 degrees and actively 5-120 degrees. There is patellofemoral crepitation with flexion-extension of the left knee. Sensations are intact. Treatment plan includes euflexxa injections, PT and stabilizing brace.
According to the 11/05/15 progress note, the treatment plan included medications and HEP.
Treatment to date includes medications, PT, HEP and left knee arthroscopy & medical meniscectomy on 09/02/15.
Treatment to date includes medications, …show more content…
If relief is obtained for 6-9 months and symptoms recur, it may be reasonable to do another series. After meniscectomy: There was no benefit of hyaluronic acid injection after knee arthroscopic meniscectomy in the first 6 weeks after surgery. ODG states that hyaluronic acid injections are not recommended for any other indications such as chondromalacia patellae, osteochondritis dissecans, or patellofemoral arthritis, patellofemoral syndrome (patellar knee