Helped Over 500,000 patients with 98%+ satisfaction.

Connect & Get Personalized 1-to-1 Answers from Expert Doctors

DoctorSpring > Question Home

Sharp pain in knees after PT session.

Resolved Question:

I underwent a knee surgery about 4 weeks ago and I was quite well till my last PT session. Then he made me work much harder than the previous session. After 2-3 hours from starting Pt, it started developing a sharp pain in my knees which made it hard for me to walk. I called my instructor and she put some ice on my knees. All these happened before a week. It still hurts me on Monday. So I made an appointment with my doctor and did a surgery. He told me that it might be some inflamed scar tissue that causes pain and gave a cortisone injection on knee. Also given was some pain killer pills. After 2 days, still it is sore and is very hard for me to walk. Now, what should I do for getting a relief from this pain? Is this pain normal? I am losing so much work due to this work. Please help me.

Category: Community

Ask Your Own Question

Category: Internal Medicine Specialist
 20 Doctors Online

Thanks for your question and sorry to hear about your pain. But why did you have that knee surgery? Moreover, it is not normal to have so severe pain after surgeries. Symptoms as you say suggest that something is wrong somewhere. It is better to go back to your doctor for further checkups. It is something unfortunate that cortisone injection and pain killer have not worked for you. I think you might have developed some complication in your surgery or got some new injury while surgery. Get medical support as soon as possible, if possible from the old doctor itself.

Get well soon. 


Dr. Steve Merris
Category: Internal Medicine Specialist
Experience: 
Medical School - New York University
Internship in Internal Medicine - Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency in Internal Medicine - Beth Israel Medical Center
Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Columbia University Medical Center
Dr. Steve Merris and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Users who read this, also read:

Make informed and better medical decisions.

Join the 500,000 people who found a smarter, quicker way to get Answers, Recommendations & Expert Opinions.

Expert Doctors at fingertips

Recommendation on next step. Second-opinion.Multi-specialty.

Save Time

Average time for answers: 6 hours.

Save Money

$35 for typical specialist consult vs. $120 for a local appointment.

Free Follow-ups

Clarify, ask further questions for free in private conversation.

100% Satisfaction

Money back guarantee for the 1st reply. MEDNET Quality Board.

Start My Consultation

CHAT NOW

About DoctorSpring.com

Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in news