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How Long Do You Wear A Bandage When You Have A Torn Knee Ligament Or Cartilage
Varies: This can vary widely because the treatment can vary widely for different conditions and amongst different physicians. There are protective braces that can assist with comfort and rehabilitation for these injuries but their use varies depending on the specific injury. Ask your doctor for more specifics regarding this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
Generally no: There issues are very likely to cause pain, instability or locking or any combination of the three. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with torn cartilage torn ligament and a syst in my knee what is the treatment?
Knee: Evaluation and treatment by competent surgereon. Sometimes bracing and physical therapy is first step. Also we talking meniscus? Which ligaments? Anterior cruciate worst( sports). There is medial, lateral and posterior ligaments. These plus muscles hold knee together. Meniscus is your cushion. But if torn, not all cases need surgery. Who made this diagnosis. See orthopedic surgeon for answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any tips on pain management for bad knees had slip and fall accident in 2006 had MRI torn ligament grinding of knee bones little to no cartlidge?
Are there any natural health remedies to increase repair of meniscal cartilage and knee ligaments?
No: There are no well done studies in the peer reviewed literature demonstrating the safety or effectiveness of any natural health remedies for ligament or cartilage healing. A lifestyle of proper nutrition and regular exercise and avoiding excessive alcohol use, tobacco abuse, or obesity have been shown to optimize general healing, although not specifically ligament or cartilage healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left knee is burning, why is this? There are sharp pains as well. 5 years ago skiing i injured this knee with cartilage and ligament damage.
Knee "hyper-extends" backwards. I already tore ACL & mcl, & have big cartilage cyst w/ "jelly-like" fluid that doesn't drain. What ligaments are left?
PCL and LCL: You should have an orthopedic surgeon to see if you would benefit from surgical repair. ...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 ›
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