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A 41-year-old female asked:

What helps with a torn acl or mcl i have a full leg brace but it keeps moving and my calf is severly bruised my hip feels out of socket &lots of fluid?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Strengthen muscles: If u r not having acl reconstructive surgery then work on strengthening your quadriceps muscle and inquire about being fit for a custom functional acl brace (don-joy or breg make good quality braces ). Discuss w/ your ors... And your other symptoms. Good luck!
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013


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