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caudal cruciate ligament

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
25 years experience in Sports Medicine
Knee stabilizer: The acl is an important stabilizer of the knee. It prevents forward translation of the tibia bone. If torn, it may result in knee instability. Dependi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Cause?: Did you have a knee injury? Having pain? Need more information.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Dr. Rose Wynn answered
15 years experience in Sports Medicine
Scope: If it has torn completely and you have instability, may need arthroscopic acl reconstruction, especially if you are an active individual. Many orthopa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Anterior cruciate: The anterior cruciate ligaments are found in the knee joints.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience in General Surgery
Knee pain: If you're having knee pain and the MRI showed an abnormality i would suggest an orthopedic consultation to discuss your options.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yikes: The wear on your lateral side and lateral meniscus tear is a not great. The lateral meniscus is responsible for balancing and distribution of force mo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
When nonop tx fails: Surgery is not usually the first line of treatment for chronic injuries such as you described: degenerative (chronic) PHMMT, and patellar tendinosis ( ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
ACL: The acl is the main stabilizing ligament in the knee. When it tears or ruptures, it can not be repaired, but needs to be reconstructed with a graft. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Dr. Rose Wynn answered
15 years experience in Sports Medicine
Scope vs Rehab: Your location indicates air force. For active individuals, most opt for arthroscopic surgery (scope). For very inactive people, can rehab intensively. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dearborn
29 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Loose ligament: Laxity is an orthopaedic term for looseness. Normally, ligaments don't really stretch much. If a ligament gets partially torn, it can be functionally ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: With displacement into the medial gutter, it is usually very painful as it impinges between the tibial plateau and the mcl.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes (to an extent): Any surgery will cause post-operative pain. There will also be discomfort with the therapy that is required after the procedure. Different patients ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Very successful: Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery has undergone considerable changes over the past decade. Intensive research into the biomechanics o ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: In the knee on the inside part of it.Thank.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
This is 2 B asked of: your orthopedic surgeon. It sounds like a surgical knee, but the physical exam and history of how it occurred is very important in decision making, as ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Torn Meniscus: Yes. Most likely you will.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Front and "outside": The fleshy area of the ankle joint upfront closer to the outside - gets sprained most frequently when the ankle is "twisted" or rolled in.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
13 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Probably not: It would depend on the symptoms. If there is no instability, surgery is probably not needed.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Torn knee cartilages often don't require surgical treatment. Physical therapy, NSAIDS,etc may suffice. Your orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to ad ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bad: For most active patients, acl injuries are fairly disabling. Most active patients will experience persistent instability episodes and pain that limit ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes. Surgery would be a consideration, particularly if your pain level is high and function poor and if you have failed nonoperative care such as phys ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Classic Ankle Sprain: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (r.I.C.E. Therapy) with addition of nsaids if feasible. If no improvement in pain and swelling in several days, ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Most likely: most likely yes but it could be a simple surgery done by a scope to repair the tear of course go and see a bone doctor or knee specialist can help yo ... Read More
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