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What are the best treatments for a partially torn acl?

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 more

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Acl Tear (Definition)

A ligament connects bone to bone. so if you have a torn ACL, there result is instability between the two bones that ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for a torn acl?

What is the best treatment for a torn acl?

Usually surgery: The younger and more active you are, the more important an acl repair is. It's the major stabilizer of the knee and without it the knee can buckle and lead to disability or inactivity. ...Read more

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Are there any no surgical treatments to fix a torn acl?

Are there any no surgical treatments to fix a torn acl?

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 more

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Full thickness ACL tear --- most common treatment ?

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 more

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What is the best diet and exercise for "torn acl" and "meniscal tear"?

What is the best diet and exercise for "torn acl" and "meniscal tear"?

BEST DIET- WEIGHT: Loss if obese or overweight, eliminating simple sugars since some evidence suggest it seems to fuel inflammation. Exercise wise, you need to consult with a physical therapist and your orthopoedist. ...Read more

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Will heat help heal a partially torn acl?

Will heat help heal a partially torn acl?

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 more

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