A 49-year-old member asked:
So if you twist your knee while skiing would that result in a total knee replacement or a more minor type surgery?
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Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
More minor: Twisting the knee while skiing most commonly results in a ligament injury, usually the acl. Occasional a cartilage tear can occur. The extent of the damage is best assessed with an MRI scan.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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