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How Long Does It Take To Heal From An Acl Sprain
How long do general knee sprains take to heal? I was told that the nothing isn't torn, it's only stretched . It could be my ACL or my patellar tendon
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
ACL/contusion: Acl sprains are a continuum. Minimal sprains may heal in a few weeks, more extensive ones may need reconstruction. A knee contusion should heal in a few weeks. ...Read more
ACL sprain: Acl sprains can take up to 6-8 weeks to recover from. What's most important is that you focus on core strengthening so that you have the strength to return to play and be as safe as possible. Returning before you have full strength can place you at risk to completely tear your acl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can an ACL sprain or even an ACL partial tear heal itself ? Does a stretched ACL recover on its own and become tight again or is it stretched forever?
ACL Reconstruction: Acl tears do not heal on their own; having it replaced can help you maintain a healthy/ active lifestyle in the years to come. The acl is a major knee stabilizer, and can provide security to your knee that may prevent further damage to nearby tendons, ligaments, muscles, articular cartilage, meniscus, & bones when compared to a "loose knee". You may avoid surgery though with a partial tear. ...Read more
ACL tears don't heal: Acls rarely partially tear. However, all acl tears do not require surgery. Depending on recreational or work activity requirements, good rehabilitation exercise programs exist to strengthen the knee to the point where a fairly active lifestyle is possible. Occasionally, a brace can be helpful. There is an approximately 65% chance of a meniscus injury with acl tears that may require surgery. ...Read more
Knee ligaments: Severe injuries of the knee involving 2 ligaments & meniscus will require a few months to 6-8 months to recover depending unpinned the selected treatment . Non surgical care using a brace , NSAIDs and pt typically results in some recovery within 2-3 months . Surgery , to include acl reconstruction , partial menisectomy will require the longer quoted period of time ...Read more
ACL bony avulsion 4mm. No ACL Sprain. Dr said can't staple because the bones are broken small pieces & it will automatically heal in 4 weeks. Is it fn?
5-12 months, varies: This is highly variable depending on other injuries in the knee, the activity level you are returning to, and the type of surgery/graft choice used to replace your acl. In general, daily activities and sedentary work can be resumed in 2-6 weeks. Full healing of the graft varies from 6 months to 2 years. Most sports can be resumed at 6-9 months, but normal strength and function may take longer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A knee injury: It is not an ankle injury but a knee injury. If you said it is an acl then your md can take care of it. Is there any knee swelling or effusion? A ct or MRI done? Rest that knee with ace. Ice compress usually for the 1 st 24-48 hrs then warm moist compress of warm compress. Take care. Drbelga. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Grade 1 ACL sprain,under rehab. can I dance on heels?or on pointe (ballet)?if experience some pain but not much, should I carry on?normal in rehab?
Perhaps: Massage may be helpful to deal with any swelling associated with an acl/mcl sprain (which is the same as a tear) and it may help to mobilize inflammatory byproducts and increase blood flow to the injured area. It is not a stand alone treatment and should be part of a more general rehabilitation program that may or may not include surgery if the tear of the acl is severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: They will both heal together.Get a more detailed answer ›
Grade1 ACL sprain, was allowed to dance again after 2 weeks. Is it alright if I do ballet? still can't fully extend my knee.Pain when stand on it
Dancing: Before doing ballet I would wait till you can fully extend the knee and be able to stand without pain you do not want to further injure the ACL before it's fully healed ...Read more
Getting ACL replacement surgery but i also have a sprained ankle. Can this cause any complications?
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
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