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A 31-year-old male asked:

does my acl has some tear ?

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Dr. Curtis Wong
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
ACL concerns: Are best addressed by a physician or other trained in evaluating the acl by clinical exam. Suspicions are then confirmed with MRI studies.
Dr. Robert Coles
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Possibly torn: Acl tears are diagnosed by physical exam and MRI treatment depends on symptoms age and activity level.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

What exercises should I do with an ACL tear?

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Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl tear: A physical therapiat may be best suited to develope a program to enhance yr range of motion and the stengthening yr leg if u have an acl deficient knee. U may want to an orthopedist to exam yr knee if it has just been injured and discuss pros and cons of sugery. If u have had it reconstructed yr orthopedist will have a specific rehabilitation protocol forbyoy.
A 46-year-old female asked:

Full thickness ACL tear --- most common treatment ?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Complete ACL tear: Consider arthroscopic acl reconstruction. Check with your orthopedic surgeon to coordinate bracing, timing, and rehab.
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Acl tear symptoms ?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Pop, swelling: An acl tear classically involves either a hyperextension or valgus contact (blow to outside of knee)mechanism of injury. Symptoms include hearing or feeling a 'pop' in the knee w/ immediate pain. Significant swelling ( hemarthrosis) w/in 24 hrs.Of the injury is common. Sometimes a feeling of 'looseness' is felt if the patient walks after the injury.An exam by an experienced ors will confirm.
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A 16-year-old female asked:

Acl tear information girls soccer u14?

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics 10 years experience
ACL injuries: Here is some information on ACL injuries in children. For specific medical info, please consult with your doctor or with a doctor on healthtap. http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/injuries-emergencies/sports-injuries/pages/ACL-Injuries.aspx
A 17-year-old male asked:

How to tell if i have acl tear?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: Do you have any symptoms? What makes you think that you have an ACL tear. If you have symptoms, you may wish to consult an orthopedic surgeon and it may require an MRI. Wish you good health!

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