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How Long Can I Wait Before Having My Mcl Repair After It Has Been Diagnosed
The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is a wide band of tissue (a ligament) that runs along the inner side of each knee, connecting the thighbone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia), to help stabilize the knee joint. The MCL's main purpose is to prevent knees from bending too far ...Read more
Nwb 4 how long approx or not at all?After ACL recon, MCL repair, medial and lateral meniscus repair. Just approx i know everyone is different. Thanks
What is the typical recovery time for a rt leg meniscal repair (partial meniscectomy) and MCL reconstruction. How long in 0 brace & how long to drive?
Varies: When a ligament is reconstructed, the rehab time is longer because the repair needs to be protected. Rehab time depends on your age and level of fitness prior to surgery, and also on your surgeon and the type of reconstruction. I would say no driving for at least 6 weeks. Early rom in a brace is generally encouraged. ...Read more
At least 6-8 weeks -: If not more. It depends on your improvement with the therapy. Mostly at your age, i believe it should be about 6-8 weeks. A lot depends on how intensely you work at it. ...Read more
I am having occasional sharp pains in my knee about 7 mos after my MCL repair, should I be concerned?
After my USG it was found that my liver size is 15.7 Cms long axis at MCL. Parenchymal echogenecigy is increased and also deceted 5.3 mm echogenic foc?
Need further testing: The liver size is normal. Increased echotexture may be seen with a wide range of liver diseases. However, most commonly it is secondary to fatty infiltration. While often this is incidental and of no consequence, it may lead to diminished liver function. The echogenic foci may reflect the underlying liver disease, or an incidental calcium deposit due to a prior event such as infection, injury, etc ...Read more
What is the average time to rehab and return to work (truck driver) after surgery to repair torn LCL, MCL, and Patellar tendon? Surgery was 8-12-14.
Yoursurgeon: The best one to answer this for you is your sugeon.S/he should have given you instructions.Speedy recovery. ...Read more
I tore my ACL (complete tear, patella tendon), MCL (minor tear, bioscrews and stitches), and meniscus (had to trim 1/3). How long before I can run?
After having acl/mcl surgery how long should I continue to wear a knee brace while engaging in physical activity?
Ask Surgeon: This is a decision your surgeon should address since every case is unique. Only your surgeon knows how extensive the damage was and what had to be done to correct it. Some will recommend at least light compression indefinitely after the surgery while sometimes it is only a few weeks or months. ...Read more
Grade 2 ?3 MCL tear after patella dislocation . Tkr may . Injury november . Surgical repair. Hinged brace now. He thinks heal. 2 fail lateral releases
Depends on reexamni-: Nation findings ; your symptoms. Ask all these questions of your treating surgeon, who knows you and probably did your surgery. You don't want to second guess him. Wait and be patient. No one can tell you whether its healing or not? He should be your best source of all information ; advice. Liston to him. Good luck and happy holidays. ...Read more
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