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A small acl tear and a flipped meniscus? is surgery needed?

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Dr. G Jason Hunt answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Depends: It depends on your activity level, pain associated with the injury, and presence of mechanical symptoms like locking up, giving out.

Answered 12/17/2014

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Dr. Christopher Hajnik answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Usually: It depends on your age, the physical exam findings, degree of degenerative changes on xray, and your activity level.

Answered 11/8/2013

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