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What Are The Best Treatments For A Partially Torn Acl
Tx based on symptoms: Not all partial ACL injuries are the same. There are 2 bundles to the acl. Both can be partially injured or torn. Each bundle can also tear in isolation. If instability is the main complaint, partial ACL injuries eventually are managed surgically. If both bundles are significantly torn, a standard ACL reconstruction is performed. Isolated am or pl bundles can also be individually reconstructed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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No: Non surgical treatment for acl ruptures includes physical therapy to stregthen your hamstrings as well as wearing a brace that stabalizes your knee. The acl will not heal on its own but many people can live a normal active life without having their acl reconstructed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
SURGERY: To repair, with rehab for it to heal properly. ...Read more
Is is it better to get surgery sooner or after some physical therapy for a torn acl/mcl and meniscus?
Depends: If the ACL has not retracted, it may heal on its own, sometimes it does not. When it does not, then physical therapy and braces can be used to strengthen the knee overall. If you are not a very active person this may be just fine, however ACL replacement surgery is an option. If you do not want surgery than stem cell therapy can be used to heal tissues/ligements. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Superficially: It might help, but probably won't get deep into the knee. It's not going to do anything to help heal the ACL at all. Usually it depends on how big the tear is or if the ACL is retracted or not. If not planning surgery, check out Regenexx.Com for more info regarding Stem Cell therapy for ACL repair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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