Orthopaedics Q&A: Screw removal post knee surgery

Orthopaedics expert, Dr VV Prasad answers readers’ questions on bone health. Get your doubts cleared and see them featured on our FAQ page every Monday.

This week’s answers:

sir i have undergone a knee surgery after my accident in 2009 and three screws have been screwed in my right knee a bit diagonally , and
i am very fine and it is not paining at all, i can run well and even though squat well about 60-70 kg.

sir now the point is that , i want to know that when should i remove my screw as i want to feel normal once again.

your help will be appreciated and i will be honoured , please sir reply, i would be thankful to you
Randee Singh Sodhi
Dear sir when it is not paining we don’t advice screw removal. As such i think you are normal if you can run and squat.

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