A 34-year-old female asked:

Torn ligaments in knees. some instability now at age 34. what happens when i'm old? keeping it in check w/ exercise now. is surgery better in longrun?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Depends on ligaments: Instabilities can b from acl, pcl, mcl, ; lcl.Or any combination. All can lead 2 many forms of instability. C a knee specialist 4 evaluation. Find out what ur instability is ; follow his/her advice. , .
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