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Knee Ligament Recovery Exercises
My knee Ligament is Teared. As per Dr it is Mild injury & can be cured by Exercises. But can I take CCM Tablets for Faster Recovery?
Many can help: If your ligament is completely torn I advise surgery but partial tears can heal. I advise an anti-inflammatory diet:https://tinyurl. Com/38mdp6 Important nutrients include vitamin C, B6, B12, magnesium, manganese ; zinc- see http://www. Leastening. Com/articles/sport-exercise/nutrition-for-tendons-and-ligaments. Html homeopathy can help (consider ruta grav). Some advise taking collagen supplements. ...Read more
Confirmed ligament tear in my left knee. Using knee support. Please advice any medicines for faster recovery. No prominent pain luckily.
Which ligament?: Please provide more information; which ligament was torn? Mcl? Acl? There is no medicine that will help this heal but sometimes anti inflammatories are used initially to help with pain and inflammation. But if you have no pain I would not recommend taking any medication. Please provide more details. ...Read more
It depends: Based on the info provided, it is hard to give details. The time to heal depends on which ligament or ligaments or injured and to what degree. ...Read more
I changed directions too fast during football, and ended up pulling a ligament in my knee. How long is the recovery?
Careful: Depends on the ligament. It is very important to get your motion back first after a ligament injury. Range of motion exercises (wall slides, etc.) and biking without resistance can accomplish this. Then if you are treating the ligament nonop, strengthening exercises are begun. For example- PCL injury, the quad is very important. Ask your doctor for specific goals for your specific ligament injury. ...Read more
Torn ligaments in knees. Some instability now at age 34. What happens when I'm old? Keeping it in check w/ exercise now. Is surgery better in longrun?
Depends on ligaments:
Instabilities can b from acl, pcl, mcl, ; lcl. Or any combination. All can lead 2 many forms of instability. C a knee specialist 4 evaluation. Find out what ur instability is ; follow his/her advice.
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Limited: Do not use the quad extension machine. The only machine to use would be the supine leg press machine. You can do exercises without machines that would be safer. ...Read more
I am currently unable to exercise due to a ligament tear injury in my knee. Is it still possible to exercise without harming myself?
Ligament injury: Based on blood supply, each ligament has different healing ability and timeline to heal. Usually a program can be designed to promote motion and strength during the healing period. ...Read more
I have tear ligaments in both knees. What would be the best exercise for me to do, to tighten my legs, without causing further damage to knees?
Try stationary bike: For a couple of weeks trial.Get a more detailed answer ›
4 weeks ago I fell and tore ligaments in both my left knee and ankle. Having two injuries on the same leg, what physical therapy exercises can I do?
See details: Without being able to examine the areas, it is impossible to offer specific advise. You should direct this question to the doctor who evaluated the knee and ankle. ...Read more
The ligaments to the outside of both knees are very tight it seems after a short period of time of exercise or walking I lose about 70% of the ability to move my legs because of the tightness can you help?
Have torn ligaments in knee. Can femur actually slip off the top of the tibia? Could something fracture? Using exercise bike & walking for strength.
Torn ligaments: It would be unusual for your femur to slide off your tibia unless you tore all the ligaments around your knee like in a knee dislocation. If you just tore your acl then your knee can be unstable with subluxation of the bones. Sometimes the acl can avulse from the tibia with bone. Exercise and knee strengthening is good for a acl tear and consideration of surgery can be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 25, diagnosed with ligamentous laxity after recurrence of knee edema, i'd like to know if I can go to the gym and run and what type of exercises?
Not enough info: The physician who made that diagnosis knows the severity of that laxity and which ligaments are involved. I encourage you to ask that provider if there should be any particular restrictions of activity. Take care. ...Read more
Hello sir/mam this is arun gupta. I have an injury in my left knee. Dr. Said tht I have broken my legament and said me to do some exercise. Is it possibl?
It depends on which: Ligament you have injured. If you have torn your acl or patellar tendon typically that requires surgery. If you tore your mcl, PCL or lcl you can get away with pt and bracing and in time will improve. The exercise that is most important is one that involves quad strengthening. Leg lifts, leg extensions, squats, straight leg raisies will all help with this. ...Read more
Rest and rehab: See an orthopedic surgeon if your primary care md is uncomfortable with diagnosing and managing the injury. Usually a sprained knee ligament is managed for 2-6 weeks with bracing, physical therapy modalities, ice and anti-inflammatories, followed by gradual return to activity. More extensive tears result in chronic pain and instability and might require surgery. ...Read more
Knee ligament tear: Immediate swelling, a sensation of instability/giving way, or feeling a sudden "pop" in the knee are all potential signs of a torn knee ligament. There are varying degrees of ligament tears (a tear is a "sprain") - from a "stretch" injury, to a partial tear to a complete tear. If you are having any of these symptoms you should seek out treatment from a board certified specialist. ...Read more
It is likely: That you will lose function of the knee - type of loss of function and degree of impairment depends on what is severed. ...Read more
Depends: Ligaments that have blood supply have the capacity to heal such as medial collateral ligament (mcl) and posterior cruciate ligament (pcl). Time to heal is dependent on the severity of the injury and can range from a few weeks to several weeks. Lateral collateral ligament (lcl) is a poor healer whereas the ACL will likely not heal and require surgery. Discuss your injury with your orthopedist. ...Read more
Yes: Most knee pain is mechanically related to stress placed on the supporting structures of the knee such as the ligaments (attach bone to bone), tendons (attach muscle to bone), meniscus (the padding) and the bone itself (if it is subjected to increase pressure and stress). There are nerves that are located above and behind the knee that can be injured, but this less likely than the above. ...Read more
Stengthen muscles: You can exercise the muscles around your joint to improve stability and strength. ...Read more
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