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Does a high grade partial tear of the medial retinaculum require surgery?

Does a high grade partial tear of the medial retinaculum require surgery?

Not usually: An isolated medial retinacular tear of the knee does necessarily require surgery/ thorough evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon will determine your specific needs, however. ...Read more

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What treatment is used for medial patellar partial retinaculum tear. How long must i wait until resuming normal activities?

What treatment is used for medial patellar partial retinaculum tear. How long must i wait until resuming normal activities?

Depends: The severity of your knee injury that caused the tear of the medial patellar retinaculum tear will determine the length of your recovery. Physical therapy can be very beneficial to aid your recovery and speed your return to "normal" activities. If you have not seen an orthopaedic surgeon yet, it would probably be worthwhile for you. ...Read more

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Pain around the retinaculum/fore ankle areas during jogging. It stopped for a few months after changing to a new pair of shoes, but its hurting again.

Pain around the retinaculum/fore ankle areas during jogging. It stopped for a few months after changing to a new pair of shoes, but its hurting again.

Tendinitis : If you've had this before its time to see your physician.@ your age pain in the front of the ankles w/ jogging is likely tendinitis ; but a good examination and x-rays are indicated for a specific diagnosis to be made.Then appropriate treatment can begin. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a patellar retinaculum tear?

What is the treatment for a patellar retinaculum tear?

Depends on how bad: Small tears are observed and heal. Large tears may require surgical suturing repair. ...Read more

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Almost complete tear medial patellar retinaculum need surgery or can heal by it self? takes how long to heal? i feel stiff n painnful

Almost complete tear medial patellar retinaculum need surgery or can heal by it self? takes how long to heal? i feel stiff n painnful

It depends.: If it's your first time tearing it, it may have the potential to heal. If it's happened repeatedly, then you may need surgical stabilization. ...Read more

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Completely torn ankle superior extensor retinaculum - read case where fascia lata used to replace. What else can be used - auto, allo or synthetic?

Completely torn ankle superior extensor retinaculum - read case where fascia lata used to replace. What else can be used - auto, allo or synthetic?

Many options: The orthopedic surgeons has many option now to repair a tendon or a muscle from taking tissue from the patient to a graft from a cadaver they wi choose what ever the best for the patient thank you for using health tap and good luck ...Read more