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Strained Knee Ligament Treatment
Need to define prob: If you are referring to an injury to one of your knee ligaments, it will depend on which ligament was injured and the severity of the injury. Would recommend an evaluation with an orthopaedic surgeon to evaluate the problem first. ...Read more
Depends: Part of that depends on which ligaments were torn, and if it is a full or partial tear, how active you are and what age...You definitely need an orthopedic evaluation to determine that. Surgery or rehabilitation will depend on the physical findings also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could having ligament laxity make the knee more prone to the treatment options for ligament laxity?
?: U don't get treatment 4 lax ligaments if it is not due 2 an injury. Many times it is congenital & global, all joints. No treatment 4 that. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with torn cartilage torn ligament and a syst in my knee what is the treatment?
Knee: Evaluation and treatment by competent surgereon. Sometimes bracing and physical therapy is first step. Also we talking meniscus? Which ligaments? Anterior cruciate worst( sports). There is medial, lateral and posterior ligaments. These plus muscles hold knee together. Meniscus is your cushion. But if torn, not all cases need surgery. Who made this diagnosis. See orthopedic surgeon for answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment for torn meniscus and partial torn lateral collateral ligament in left knee diagnosed by MRI scan?
Treatment of patellar compression and increase in intraarticular fluid with pseudocyst posterior to posterior cruciate ligament .Mri result of my knee?
Grade 2 strain in medial colateral ligament and contusion in lateral femoral condyle of left knee. Treatment please. Is surgery needed? I am 26year ol
MCL : Fortunately most mcl injuries can heal without surgery. It does depend on where the tear is. The bone bruise should resolve over time as well but it takes 6-8 weeks to heal this injury. If your knee feels unstable or keeps giving out, then be sure to see your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What is the ligament on the outside of the backside of the knee? And if i think I've strained it or pulled it what should I do?
Posterolateral knee: The only ligament in that area is the lateral collateral ligament. You sprain a ligament. This requires a mechanism of injury. The should head of the biceps femoris muscle is also in that area which you can strain. Also in that area is the posterolateral meniscus and accurate ligament. Relative rest from the activity that brought on you discomfort along with otc antiinflammatories and ice 20 min. ...Read more
Most likely: But you must rest the limb. Do not over use and no aggressive sports. May take a few months for all the Inflamation to resolve ...Read more
Depends: depends which ligament. ACL may not heal. MCL will take about 6 weeks , for example. ...Read more
What to do for a knee that had a strained ligament back in September and got better and now it's starting to hurt again?
More injury??: Have you reinjured it? If not, check you shoes for abnormal wear and correct it or change your activity to something less stressful to knee joints ...Read more
I strained ligaments in my knee it's pretty much better but when I go to bed is there anything else IcoulddoBesidetaking Tylenol at bed tohelpwithpain?
Neither?: A sprain of the knee ususally needs rest, ice, perhaps compression and elevation along with perhaps splinting and use of crutches. Rice therapy. After the initial insult and it is tolerable, range of motion exercises and therapy may be needed. You may need to see a physical therapist. There are other modalities to use. Massage may calm you but it is not mainstay of therapy. ? Chiropractic. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I strained every muscle in my knee. My patellar ligament has a small pain when i walk. Is it dangerous? Home remedies? Help please! :(
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