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Is a wobble board good in ACL injury rehab?

Is a wobble board good in ACL injury rehab?

Ask your P.T.: Wobble(or balance) are great tools for stability training; but best to ask your physical therapist if you should be using one. ...Read more

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What is a good fitness routine when rehabbing from a knee injury?

What is a good fitness routine when rehabbing from a knee injury?

Variable: This isn't a one answer fits all kind of question. Not all knee injuries are created equal. Acl tears, post surgery rehab, knee replacements, sprains, etc. All require highly specific range of motion and strength maneuvers. Your orthopedist and associated physical therapists are best equipped to address your unique circumstance. ...Read more

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Advice in healing a torn acl?

Advice in healing a torn acl?

ACL: Depends upon the results you are desiring and the extent of the injury. Partial tears in patients who are not looking for high performance in sports or at work may do well with physical therapy focusing on strengthening of the quadriceps muscle. If you are desiring return to a high level of joint performance or if it is a full thickness tear, surgery likely gives you the best result ...Read more

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Is walking good for someone with a torn tendon in knee?

Is walking good for someone with a torn tendon in knee?

Yes, but...: In general, a low impact activity that does not aggravate your symptoms is good for you. This does depend on which tendon is torn and if you have an unstable knee. If there is any instability, a brace should help you to walk comfortably until you are strong enough to go without it. Physical therapy can help maximize strength of surrounding muscles to compensate for the injured one. ...Read more

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What is done for a torn ligament and locked knee from football?

What is done for a torn ligament and locked knee from football?

Surgery: The locked knee is generally a meniscus tear that can be trimmed arthroscopically and a torn ligament may need to be reconstructed if it is the acl or sometimes if it is the pcl. If it is an mcl or lcl these are commonly treated without surgery. ...Read more

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What are some good rehab exercises for a knee ligament injury?

What are some good rehab exercises for a knee ligament injury?

Depends: My answer to you is to see pm&r physician and see good physical therapist for home exercises program. Do not search internet to save money. ...Read more

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If an acl is described as " acl has injury, very lax intact, oedematous acl' would this suffice in a reconstruction and what level of injury is it ?

If an acl is described as " acl has injury, very lax intact, oedematous acl' would this suffice in a reconstruction and what level of injury is it ?

Symptoms important: MRI findings is only one important variable used to help decide what is best for your knee. More important by far are your symptoms. Does knee feel loose or unstable? The examination findings are also critical. Does your physician feel your knee is stable or not. If you feel your knee is loose and this correlates with your exam findings, then the MRI helps dictate the details of potential surgery. ...Read more

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When is PCL knee reconstruction necessary after a sports injury?

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When is PCL knee reconstruction necessary after a sports injury?

Variable: A PCL partially heals in a slightly looser position. Some patients have minimal difficulty with a PCL tear while others have instability sensations and weak push-off strength. Still others have rotational instability. Because of this, the PCL discussion needs to be personalized to your specific situation. This should really be addressed with a PCL sports medicine specialist. ...Read more

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What are good rehab exercises for a torn knee ligament?

What are good rehab exercises for a torn knee ligament?

Careful: Depends on the ligament. It is very important to get your motion back first after a ligament injury. Range of motion exercises (wall slides, etc.) and biking without resistance can accomplish this. Then if you are treating the ligament nonop, strengthening exercises are begun. For example- PCL injury, the quad is very important.Ask your doctor for specific goals for your specific ligament injury. ...Read more

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Had knee surgery to repair torn meniscus. It was recommended to ride stationary bike as part of recovery. Is an upright or recumbent bike better?

Had knee surgery to repair torn meniscus.  It was recommended to ride stationary bike as part of recovery.  Is an upright or recumbent bike better?

Start recumbent: Using an upright bike will put more pressure on your knee while it is healing and is not recommended, while a recumbent bike has less pressure and helps to keep range of motion of joint and maintain muscle tone. So, start with recumbent bike after surgery. When the knee is feeling better and stronger, then you can shift to an upright bike. ...Read more

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What is an good rehabilitation program after muskel torn fiber at the hamstring?

What is an good rehabilitation program after muskel torn fiber at the hamstring?

Rest, gradual return: A torn muscle needs time to heal, and should be rested for at least 2 weeks. After that, be gentle - very slowly begin gentle stretches and low impact exercises. It is very easy to re-injure the muscle if you overdo it! a significant tear in the muscle will take 6-8 weeks before you can get back to a strenuous level of activity. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a patella dislocation and a sprained mcl?

What is the recovery time for a patella dislocation and a sprained mcl?

About a month: Have it checked by a knee doc to make sure you didn't injure the cartilage under the knee cap though. ...Read more

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What should I expect in physical therapy for a torn ligament in the knee?

What should I expect in physical therapy for a torn ligament in the knee?

Depends: Probably none initially or pre-operatively. If not operative or if post operative, then one will have range of motion exercises, strengthening exerc ises and balance and proprioceptive exercises. ...Read more

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My surgeon has recommended a knee osteotomy as a result of a knee ulcer and torn meniscus. Is this recommended?

My surgeon has recommended a knee osteotomy as a result of a knee ulcer and torn meniscus. Is this recommended?

Not enough info: How old r u ? Where is the ulcer. What is the reason 4 doing an osteotomy? A miniscus can b rx by scoping, and i can't think of the relationship between ulcer some where & an osteotomy. ...Read more

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Can you suffer a neck injury as a result of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery in a beach chair?

Can you suffer a neck injury as a result of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery in a beach chair?

Positional stiffness: Positional stiffness can occur during any surgical procedure, to include neck pain/stiffness from arthroscopic shoulder surgery performed in the beach chair (sitting) position. ...Read more

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What is the best way to rehab a knee after a MCL injury ?

What is the best way to rehab a knee after a  MCL injury ?

Physical therapy.: You should be evaluated by a Physical Therapist or Athletic Trainer, for a program best suited to your knee injury. ...Read more

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Is a microfracture procedure advisable for a meniscus tear in the knee?

Is a microfracture procedure advisable for a meniscus tear in the knee?

NO: Microfracture is done when the end of the bone cartilage surface has an area that is worn off. You then use a small "pick" to puncture the bone in the area that the cartilage is worn off to try to make the bone bleed onto this surface and create some scar cartilage to form in the cartilage defect area. The repair cartilage is not normal cartilage but can help some patients. Not for meniscus tear. ...Read more

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Nfl player - is a torn pataller tendon the same as a acl?

Nfl player - is a torn pataller tendon the same as a acl?

No: Pateller tendon is outside of the knee joint anatomically, whereas acl (anterior cruciate ligament) are within the knee joint. ...Read more

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