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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: on the severity of the tear, and whether there is any functional impairment. It may not require surgery, but talk to your orthopedic surgeon about tr ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: Do you have any symptoms? What makes you think that you have an ACL tear. If you have symptoms, you may wish to consult an orthopedic surgeon and it m ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Please see link...: "acl is the medical abbreviation for the anterior cruciate ligament. The acl is one of four major ligaments of the knee and stops the lower leg (tibia ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ligament tear: A ligament connects bone to bone. so if you have a torn ACL, there result is instability between the two bones that comprise the knee joint.
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Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pop, swelling: An acl tear classically involves either a hyperextension or valgus contact (blow to outside of knee)mechanism of injury. Symptoms include hearing or f ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
ACL: Typically in the area of your tibial tuberosity on the anterior part of the knee. Laxity of the knee would also be a prominent symptom.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Ruotolo
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Chronic acl tear: Chronic acl tears can lead to arthritis and increase the risk of meniscal tears. Approximately 50% of patients with a chronic acl tear will have arth ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
ACL: A lot of times the pain associated with it can be along the joint line. But it can vary depending on extent of injury and involvement of surrounding t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Depends when you: Tore it. Ice definately in the first 24-48 hours after injury.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Piller
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sportsmed specialist: Conservative estimates are that between 100, 000 and 125, 000 acl surgeries are done in the us each year and most of these complex surgeries are done ... Read More
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