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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?

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?

CCM Tabs: No definitive tests prove that Calcium tablets will increase the recovery time of this injury. Stick with the Docs advice on this occasion. Best wishes. ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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Is there any specific diet or tablets which can help in fast recovery of knee ligament tear?

Is there any specific diet or tablets which can help in fast recovery of knee ligament tear?

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

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Confirmed ligament tear in my left knee. Using knee support. Please advice any medicines for faster recovery. No prominent pain luckily.

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

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What is the recovery time after a knee ligament tear or sprain?

What is the recovery time after a knee ligament tear or sprain?

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

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I changed directions too fast during football, and ended up pulling a ligament in my knee. How long is the recovery?

I changed directions too fast during football, and ended up pulling a ligament in my knee. How long is the recovery?

See details: It takes up to 6 weeks for a sprain to heal. If the pain is significant or persistent it needs a more detailed evaluation to rule out tears. ...Read more

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What are good rehab exercises for a torn knee ligament?

What are good rehab exercises for a torn knee ligament?

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

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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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What are some good rehab exercises for a knee ligament injury?

What are some good rehab exercises for a knee ligament injury?

Depends: My answer to you is to see pm&r physician and see good physical therapist for home exercises program. Do not search internet to save money. ...Read more

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Which type of exercise machine can you use if you have cartilage and ligament knee problem?

Which type of exercise machine can you use if you have cartilage and ligament knee problem?

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

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I am suffering from knee ligament ACL injury I need to know the best exercise to recover from it

I am suffering from knee ligament ACL injury I need to know the best exercise to recover from it

Acl recovery: Simplistic answer is PT. You need to regain full range of motion and strengthen quadriceps and hamstrings. There are many different exercises to do this but many may not be appropriate for you. Physical therapy directed rehab is a must in the beginning ...Read more

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I am currently unable to exercise due to a ligament tear injury in my knee. Is it still possible to exercise without harming myself?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Yes: It is not ligaments that are tight, but some internal breakdown in the knee. Torn cartilage or arthritic deterioration aggravated by activity.

Consider finding a doctor who does prolotherapy to restore the stability and stop the deterioration of your knees. ...Read more

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Have torn ligaments in knee. Can femur actually slip off the top of the tibia? Could something fracture? Using exercise bike & walking for strength.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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How can you treat a knee ligament pull?

How can you treat a knee ligament pull?

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

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How to tell if I tore a knee ligament!?

How to tell if I tore a knee ligament!?

See details: You will experience pain, tenderness, instability or a combination of these. You will need an MRI to confirm the damage. ...Read more