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Efficacy Of Prp Injections In Partial Ligament Tears
Depends: If only partial, then time should heal things with a minor injury in bout a month and a moderate injury in about two. Maintain motion but avoid stresses. Once pain is down work on strength and coordination. If no response, get it checked again. ...Read more
No: The surgical experience with thermal shrinkage of capsule or ligament has mostly been abandoned due to poor results. The tissue is initially shortened but significantly wreaked in the process, and fails in time. ...Read more
Can anyone translate my diagnosis and possible and treatment options complete tear of the anterior talofibular ligament partial tear of calcaneofibula?
Talofibular ligament= ligament that binds together the talus bone with at the ankle with the fibula
calcaneofibula ligament=ligament that binds together the calcaneal bone (heel bone) with the fibula (leg bone); you probably needs to see an orthopedic doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Docs Please tell, does partial thickness Acl tear with preserved ligaments attachment, heal completely with rest, rehab & medication without surgery?
I have been given crutches for a grade 2 ankle sprain, with a partial ligament tear. How long should I be on crutches? When do I need to weight bare?
6 weeks +/-: A grade ll is serious enough that a good 6 wks is about right. Doing 2 much 2 soon can jeopardize ur best chance of a good outcome. ...Read more
MRI: partial tear of talar attach site of anterior talofibular ligament after 6mo. Day1 I said felt tear/loose. Now need surgery. Upset. Other option?
The lig is essential: Gotta fix it b/c the ankle is destabilized and will continue to turn with ease. Recreating it will stabilize the ankle. Good luck. ...Read more
If the MRI says a partial tear of anterior cruciate ligament what will the doctor suggest that we do?
Personalized: The answer should be tailored to your situation. We are learning more about the acl all the time: there are many types of partial tears. It may be a new tear of one of the 2 bundles in the acl (a tear of the anteromedial bundle of the acl may be just a debilitating as a complete tear), or it could be a radiologist reading a scarred down acl tear as a partial tear. It varies. ...Read more
Mri showed that I have a partial tear of my anterior tibiofibular ligament with near complete tear anterior tall fibulas ligament. Will I need surgery?
Bone bruising involving the medial aspect of the medial femoral condyle. Partial thickness tear of the medial collateral ligament adjacent to the fem.
I had a recurrent ankle sprained just 3 weeks ago and was diagnosed by my Chinese doctor with ligament and tendon partial tear & it still hurts
See an orthopedic Dr: Hard to say. I would get to an orthopedic Dr., and get it examined and also, I assume, they would take an x-ray. Need to have more info ...Read more
I dislocated my knee 8 monts ago. Partial tear to medial and cruciate ligaments. Damage to minescus and cartilage. Would you recommend a arthroscopy?
Yes: It is too long for recovery.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have had a partial tear in my ankle ligament for a year. Would the cortisone shot help in recovery? Should I be working a desk duty job while I jure
Ankle injury: Steroid injections are co train fixated on this setting. Podiatrists love to do this but there is copious Orthopaedic literature contraindicating this. If this is painful, causing instability or dysfunction then I would try a course of immobilization. Ultimately it may require a repair, reconstruction or simple debridement. ...Read more
How would you grade an ankle sprain with a ruptured atfl, high-grade partial tear of the deltoid ligament without disruption?
Sprain: In layman's terms this would be called bad. Definitely see your podiatrist or orthopedist for help with this. ...Read more
Should I consider surgery? SLAP tear extending from superior posterior to anterior inferior labrum. Possible tear of middle glenohumeral ligament. Partial-thickness bursal surface supraspinatus tendon tear. Focal cartilaginous loss of glenoid.
Depends: SLAP tears in 40 year olds are often treated conservatively. However, if pain is an issue, then consideration for biceps tenodesis/SLAP repair can be entertained. ...Read more