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Recovery Time Ligament Knee Injury
Yes: The anterior cruciate ligament is the main stabilizing ligament of the knee. With acl deficiency the knee will tend to "give-way" with quick stops and starts or changes in direction. Giving way episodes can damage the joint line further and tear meniscal tissues. Without a functioning acl sporting activities should be severely limited. Reconstruction is recommended for the athletically active. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have recently got a knee injury. Doctors are suspecting that may be my medial maniscal muscle has been damaged or may be ligament.. What should I do?
Went to ER for knee injury found out it was ligaments but for the last two day my leg and ankle has been beyond swollen what's causing that?
Recently i had knee injury and didn't see a physician but on the side of patella there is a hard thing popped out what is it? Ligament? Bone? Cruciate?
See a physician: Without knowing the type/mechanism of injury and whether you have other symptoms it would be hard to speculate. There are several possibles, but with a mechanical symptom of something hard next to the patella it is time to have a physician obtain a thorough history, examine your knee and possibly obtain x-rays or other studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on injury: One can expect full recovery after minor sprains/strains. More severe injuries (ligament ruptures, cartilage tears) may best be treated surgically to optimize recovery and in theory slow/prevent evolution of arthritis. For symptoms (pain, swelling, catching, locking) persisting for more than 4-6 wks expert opinion should be sought. ...Read more
Depends on the knee!: If you have a pre-existent knee injury, calf augmentation could cause leg swelling that may aggravate your knee. If your knee injury is severe, you should handle your knee issue before undergoing calf augmentation. If it's a chronic issue alleviated with stretching and ice, calf augmentation may not affect your knee issue. It's dependent on the severity of your injury and what your surgeon says. ...Read more
What might recovery from calf augmentation due to a knee injury? Three years ago, i suffered a right knee injury in a skiing accident. I had surgery to hold my patella in place as it was always snapping out of its normal location. I'm 35 and keep physical
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