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Bi-Lateral Compartment Syndrome

I have been diagnosed with Bi-lateral compartment syndrome, i have had 3 surgeries to release the pressure but i still have the pain. Recently over the past few weeks my left leg has given way leaving me in a heap on the floor. My knee seems to go completely numb which i dont realise until its given way. I am having steroid injections given by my consultant as he thinks i could have a trapped pareneal nerve due to the surgeries, i dont know what to do to stop my leg from giving way, as i fear that it will happen in a situation which could lead me seriously hurt.
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replied May 3rd, 2010
Can you provide a little history?

My daughter is currently being evaluated and I'm trying to gather as much info as possible.


Oh, BTW--My advice would be to go back to your ortho or get a second opinion.

Good luck!
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