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Loose Ankle Ligaments
Acl/pcl healing: If an acl and PCL tear these ligaments do not typically heal; this is due in part to the synovial environment in which these ligaments reside as well as the demand that is exacted on these ligaments. Whether one is symptomatic with these injuries is in large part measured by the degree of activity in which a patient participates in and the number of hours one is actively engaged. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is it? I have ankle swelling, ankle stiffness, limb pain, ankle weakness, popping or snapping sound from joint, ligament laxity, ankle pain, difficulty moving joint, painful swollen joints (better by: splinting joint, compression wrap, ice, rest) (qu
Juvenile arthritis?: It may be an inflammatory process. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
Extensor tendons in foot sublux/snapping over bones. Torn ext. retinaculum no surgeon will replace. Any brace (non AFO) to hold tendons in place?
Retinaculum: Unfortunately the extensor retinaculum is the housing complex for the tendons. Keep looking for a surgeon to repair. A brace will help short term, but not long term. ...Read more
Ankle pain, no injury. Start with heel pain on L, ankle, move to achilles, outer ankle bone, then L ankle can't bear weight. Then, R outer ankle bone?
I wear orthotics 4 overpronationFLATFEET ALSO have acquired lax ankleKNEE ligaments from activities.Must I wear orthotics or hip,knee joints loosen?
Need X-ray: You need to get your foot/ankle checked and x-rays taken in order to determine if a fracture is present. If this is a recent injury, the tightness can be from swelling from both conditions. However, it is important to diagnose the correct condition so proper treatment can be rendered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What takes the longest to heal torn muscle, torn ligament, or torn tendon? Area is back and knee.
Rheumatologist please If have acquired loose knee ligaments does exercising tp strenghten knee/hip muscles stop hips from overstretching?
Strengthening muscle: ARound or near any joint that has Laxity may help give some stability but one must be very careful not to irritate the joint or ligaments while doing those same exercises. A careful plan with a certified physical therapist or occupational therapist is worthwhile Sometimes a brace or wrap is used also. Both for exercise and for stressful activities ...Read more
Not as often: While many physicians grade ligaments sprains by grade (such as the mcl), the lateral collateral ligament is much more complex. It is more often associated with PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) tears, multiligament tears (or knee dislocations). The lateral collateral represents a number of ligaments that hold the outside of the knee stable. It is more complex than can be addressed here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Podiatrist only. Have overpronation/flat feet, can the looseness of ankle loosen knees then hips causing hips 2 dislocate?
Peroneal tendon subluxation- w/ heel to toe walk, pivot, down stairs, up ramps. Tried stirrup brace but increased sublux. Other conservative options?
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