Calf pain after arthroscopic knee surgery


I just had arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn miniscus and I am having more pain in the calf of my leg then in the knee. The calf is very tight and painful. I had a Doppler venus test to make sure there was no blood clots. There aren't any. The Dr. says it is how I am walking that is causing the pain. He said to walk heel to toe and use warm wet compresses. Is there anything else I should be doing. I am going back to the Dr. on Thursday (1 week after surgery) I don't know if he will recommend physical therapy. I need relief from this calf pain. Any ideas.
Thanks
Ellen

Posted By Ellen King on June 27, 2006 at 09:47:42:

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