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Acl tear symptoms ?

Acl tear symptoms ?

Instability.: Usually one notices knee instability , or a sense of the knee buckling, with an ACL tear.There could be swelling and pain involved as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Pearle
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Acl Tear (Definition)

A ligament connects bone to bone. so if you have a torn ACL, there result is instability between the two bones that ...Read more


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How do the symptoms of an ACL tear differ from an MCL tear?

How do the symptoms of an ACL tear differ from an MCL tear?

Sometime not much: It sometimes can be difficult to distiguish the two from symptoms patients experience alone. That is why a good physical exam is key to making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the differences in symptoms in an ACL tear and a MCL tear?

What are the differences in symptoms in an ACL tear and a MCL tear?

Instability.: Tears of either can make your knee feel unstable, but in different planes. The MCL tear will give you more pain over the inner side of your knee. ...Read more

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Acl tear problem around 2 year back ?

Acl tear problem around 2 year back
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It still have time: The natural history of an acl injury without surgical intervention varies from patient to patient and depends on the patient's activity level degree of injury and instability symptoms. Complete acl ruptures have a much less favorable outcome. After a complete acl tear some patients are unable to participate in certain sport. Sometime other injury associated with acl tear. Advise to have arthoscopy. ...Read more

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Who should I see about a complete ACL tear?

Who should I see about a complete ACL tear?

Sportsmed specialist: Conservative estimates are that between 100, 000 and 125, 000 acl surgeries are done in the us each year and most of these complex surgeries are done by surgeons who do less than 10 or 12 per year. The success rate of he surgery even in the best hands is about 90%. Surgeons who are fellowship trained in arthroscopy and sports medicine have additional experience in dealing with these injuries. ...Read more

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What exercises should I do with an ACL tear?

What exercises should I do with an ACL tear?

In line exercises: With an acl tear, you can continue to exercise. However, you should stay away from any twisting, turning, rotational or lateral movements. Stay with in-line exercises such as elliptical, leg press, cycling, spinning, knee extension, hamstring curls, lunges, squats and walking. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ACL tear?

What is the definition or description of: ACL tear?

Ligament tear: A ligament connects bone to bone. so if you have a torn ACL, there result is instability between the two bones that comprise the knee joint. ...Read more

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What steps should I be taking next when recovering from a 3rd ACL tear?

What steps should I be taking next when recovering from a 3rd ACL tear?

Depends: If the ligaments are lax, a combination of prolotherapy and stem cell treatments can help to get them strong again. Obviously, you will need to do your part in physical therapy and exercise in order to get the best results. Look into Regenexx, they have the best system for treating these things with stem cells and have different options. They even discuss optimal medicines and foods for healing ...Read more

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Should i apply heat or ice to my ACL tear?

Should i apply heat or ice to my ACL tear?

Depends when you: Tore it. Ice definately in the first 24-48 hours after injury. ...Read more

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