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What's the best treatment for knee ligament?

What's the best treatment for knee ligament?

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

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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What is a treatment for knee ligament broken?

What is a treatment for knee ligament broken?

Surgery: Ligaments in the knee help to hold together and stabilize the knee joint as ligaments connect bone to bone. If you have a significant tear of a ligament then surgery is a probability so see an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for torn knee ligaments?

What is the treatment for torn knee ligaments?

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 more

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Could having ligament laxity make the knee more prone to the treatment options for ligament laxity?

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

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I've been diagnosed with torn cartilage torn ligament and a syst in my knee what is the treatment?

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 more

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Treatment for torn meniscus and partial torn lateral collateral ligament in left knee diagnosed by MRI scan?

Treatment for torn meniscus and partial torn lateral collateral ligament in left knee diagnosed by MRI scan?

Depends: The treatment depends on your exam and symptoms but most meniscal tears are well treated by arthroscopic partial menisectomy while the partial lcl tear probably requires bracing and rehab. Again this is predicated by your exam and not the mri. ...Read more

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Treatment of patellar compression and increase in intraarticular fluid with pseudocyst posterior to posterior cruciate ligament .Mri result of my knee?

Treatment of patellar compression and increase in intraarticular fluid with pseudocyst posterior to posterior cruciate ligament .Mri result of my knee?

Popliteal Cyst: Depending on the symptoms and size of the cyst, it can be removed surgically at the same time knee can be looked inside by arthroscope for any damage to articular cartilage. However i will suggest you try pt & Ibuprofen first. ...Read more

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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

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

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How can I stop the buring pain from a strained a ligament in my knee?

How can I stop the buring pain from a strained a ligament in my knee?

See an orthopedist: Are you sure that is all you did? This needs an orthopedic evaluation and imaging such as an MRI may need to be done to determine full extent of the injury. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I strained ligaments in my left knee. Will my knee ever be the same again?

I strained ligaments in my left knee. Will my knee ever be the same again?

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

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How long does it take for a strained ligament in the left knee to get better?

How long does it take for a strained ligament in the left knee to get better?

Depends: depends which ligament. ACL may not heal. MCL will take about 6 weeks , for example. ...Read more

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I strained a ligament in my left knee is it normal to be cold? I have not used Ice on it today.

Explanation : Injuries of any ligament do not have any relation with "cold". Your feelings may be related to stress and pain due to injury. You can use Advil or Motrin for help. ...Read more

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I strained ligaments in my knee is the top half of the leg above the knee supposed to get stiff?

I strained ligaments in my knee is the top half of the leg above the knee supposed to get stiff?

Happens often: It is common for the leg to get stiff when you have had an injury to it in some way. Use warm compresses or soak in a warm tub. If it persists see your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How do I rehab a knee ligament strain?

How do I rehab a knee ligament strain?

Strengthening: Most rehab protocols for knees involve stretching an strengthening of the quad muscles (front of thigh). These muscles combine to form the thick band of ligaments that go over the kneecap and stabilize the joints. ...Read more

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I strained ligaments in my knee and yesterday it started twitching is that normal?

I strained ligaments in my knee and yesterday it started twitching is that normal?

Muscle spasms common: Muscle spasms are not uncommon after a knee injury as not only do the ligaments. Potentially get injured, but also the muscle-tendon units that are present as well ...Read more

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Should I get a massage or a chiropractic treatment for my knee strain?

Should I get a massage or a chiropractic treatment for my knee strain?

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 more

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I strained every muscle in my knee. My patellar ligament has a small pain when i walk. Is it dangerous? Home remedies? Help please! :(

Knee pain: Your pain location is related to your mechanism of injury, whether high or low energy, jumping, twisting. Need a good history. Check with orthopedic surgeon. Sounds like you may have jumpers knee or patellar tendonitis. ...Read more

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