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Knee Braces For Acl Tear
I am 42 year male 5.4ft 68kg i, have ACL tear , osteoartharitis, and varus deformities leg (bowleg), kindly suggest for which knee brace to wear ?
Hinged brace: I would recommend a hinged brace that can unload the medial side. ...Read more
Yes and no: This means you could play but you are taking a risk of further damaging the knee more. ...Read more
Not recommended: Any acl brace does not provide protection at physiologic loads. ...Read more
Plate maturity.: This question needs to be directed to the surgeon that recommended the repair. The growth plate could possibly be affected, depending on the status of the plate opening and the surgical technique . The question of repairing or not repairing has more to do with how the knee might be affected later. The possibility of future meniscal tears and cartilage damage could be increased without a repair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible I have ACL tear? Felt sharp pain and give in knee after pivots. Lunges hurt it too. Now pain back of knee, swells. Hurts to straighten.
My son had blood drained from his knee yesterday due to possible ACL tear on wednesday. His knee is now the same size it was yesterday being drained.?
PT: Your knee has both static stabilizers (acl and pcl) and dynamic stabilizers (quads and hamstrings). Hamstring and quadricep strengthening is usually incorporated into acl rehab. Leg extension and flexion exercises in a brace can be helpful. Talk to your physical therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if you can move your ankle after you hhurt your knee is it a ACL tear or jus ah mild hyperextended knee injury?
See below: What you describe may not be connected at all. See an orthopedic surgeon ...Read more
Knee injury wrestling, week later no pain bit of instability, can walk fine, coach thinks 2-3 grade ACL tear could that be possible without much pain?
Yes for sure!: Believe it or not, after a person tears their ACL most all the pain can resolve between 1 to 4 weeks. The initial pain is from the ACL tearing and bleeding into the knee in addition to bone bruises that occur. These all cause initial pain, but as the swelling resides and the bone bruises resolve, a knee with a torn ACL can essentially be painless. This is why some people put it off ......Mistake! ...Read more
I was in ballet and holding onto the barre while my foot was facing straight, i slowly turned my knee inwards and it "popped" ACL tear?
Was at wedding dancing when leg either twisted or completely gave out. Can barely extend knee can't really walk ACL tear ?
That or locked menis: A locked knee is more likely than an acl. An acl usually does not cause a locked knee. After an acl u can have full rom, but have a lot of early swelling, not so with a meniscus tear which is usually a bucket handle tear.C ur orth and the DX can b easily made. ...Read more
Hello sir , im suffering from a knee pain, instability in walking.Its partial ACL tear, with grade 1 signal in posterior horn of medial meniscus?
See doctor: If you are feeling acute knee pain, and instability in walking, this needs to be looked at more closely by a physician, and evaluated further. You seem to know the diagnosis, and your doctor must've discussed your prognosis, and treatment. Depending on the size of the tear will determine your healing rate. You may need pt too, and wear an ace knee support. Your doctor knows best. ...Read more
M having knee pain .Twice got MRI done .Once the report revealed interstial ACL tear and the other time mild synovial effusion .
Arthroscopy: If you have exhausted all conservative treatments such as ice, anti-inflammatories, injections, and physical therapy, a diagnostic arthroscopy is indicated. You may have cartilage (articular or meniscal) damage in your knee and the acl should be evaluated. Check with your local knee doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acl tear, p.Horn of m.Meniscus tear, early chondromalacia.Nopain during passive extension but pain extending knee for last 15 degrees against gravity?
Uncertain: If you are experiencing these symptoms from recent injury, old injury, post operative repair, or non-surgical physical therapy. Acute acl injuries in your age group are usually treated surgically while the thinking regarding meniscus repair is in flux between surgical and non surgical. Older or post operative symptoms may require different approaches. Call an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
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