A 46-year-old member asked:
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how can i speed up recovery from an acl surgury in one leg and a discolated knee in the other?

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Dr. Ryan Pflugner
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: The first treatment typically is physical therapy for chronic injuries depending on what was injuries. If you have intact ligaments then i would start there. If you have torn ligaments or are unsure then an evaluation by an orthopaedist would be your next best step.
Answered on Sep 30, 2015
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