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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Some are, some not: Depending on the nature of the injury, severity (grade) and location often determines how bad the injury is. Some can be devastating, causing elimina ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camille Clinton
19 years experience in Sports Medicine
Overuse injuries: The most common reason for knee pain are not traumatic injuries, but overuse injuries. These can cause patellofemoral pain or anterior knee pain, it ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: This would obviously depend on the type of injury but generally speaking: pain, swelling, stiffness, locking, decreased range of motion, bruising, et ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Here!: Most knee injuries have some degree of quad inhibition or quad weakness. It often causes more pain and difficulty in the inner part of the knee than t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
35 years experience in sports medicine
Acl/pcl healing: If an acl and PCL tear these ligaments do not typically heal; this is due in part to the synovial environment in which these ligaments reside as well ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Physical exam: An xray will not directly show a patellar tendon rupture, however, typically your knee cap will be further up your leg than normal. The xray will als ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
26 years experience in Podiatry
Ankle swelling: Yes. Knee injuries or surgery can cause swelling to occur in the leg, ankle and foot. If it is not improving, please make an appointment with your ort ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Rest first: Ice down the tendon, take a nonsteroid if able, rest and avoid stairs, bikes, jumping jacks. When better do quad sets and isometrics. Avoid things th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, like everyone: Else. A lot depends on a number of factors: like which specific ligament, or the severity of the injury, any past injury to the specific ligament whic ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
44 years experience in Podiatry
Not usually: No more than any other shoe. Your shoes need to be fit properly to your foot. Many people with foot problems find crocks to be comfortable and wide e ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Can be normal?: You haven't really given much information here. Minor hematomas can be normal and managed with heat, compression and observation. Larger ones may ne ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Custom: Typically a custom knee brace will be most effective for a return to sport. It will be custom fit to you and is specifically for acl protection. Ask y ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience in Sports Medicine
This depends on ...: What kind of dislocation? I would guess your knee cap slid out of position and when it came back a piece of the knee cap fractured. In this case the k ... 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
47 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Patellar dislocation: If you do your rehab and utilize your brace you have a chance for recovery without recurrence, but you are more at risk for redislocation than individ ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See below: Stretching, ice, compression would be best to see a physical therapist.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Lateral collateral ligament sprains are graded i, ii, or iii. I has tenderness and no increased laxity of the ligament. Ii has more pain, and laxity ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience in Family Medicine
See ur surgeon: There can be several reasons for your symptoms depending on your diagnosis which led to your surgery, other possible knee problems not addressed by su ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience in Podiatry
Orthotics can help: There is most likely a biomechanical issue. If the deltoid and posterior ligaments are intact, you should be able to recover fairly well. Alignment ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Knee ligament : Most common knee injury after pop leading to instability, swelling, pain is an acl tear. Medial pain could be meniscus or mcl injury. Another possibil ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
23 years experience in Podiatry
It can: Torn ankle ligaments will typically heal in time if treated properly. However, there may be long term effects from this problem. Have it evaluated. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
No : Once injured, cartilage in a joint cannot typically "heal". The severity of the injury to the cartilage will determine the long term consequences suc ... Read More
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