Our expert says:
Hi Ingrid, thank you for your e-mail. From what you have told me, I definately think that the knee surgery and severed nerves could be the cause of it. Maybe what you can do is have your circulation checked in your legs too. Another suggestion is that you have a biomechanical assessment done of your ankle and knee to check stability and muscle strength, if there is weakness around the areas it could place more stress on the joint leading to swelling. A good person to see would be a biokinetisist. Contact the biokinetic association of South Africa for the nearest person to you. Hope this give you more options for treatment.
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