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What Does It Mean If I Have Only A Partial Tear Of My Pcl
Mri says partial tear of anterior, posterior cruciate ligament, grade3 chondromalacia, subchondral cysts in medial tibial condyle, is operatn right thng?
See good knee...: This is purely an MRI reading of your knee.'partial' acl and PCL tears in your age group means very little to me unless you had a very significant , recent knee injury w/ a hemarthrosis .( which u don't have).'chondromalacia'( of what..Mfc, lfc, patella?) means you have a component of arthritis in your knee. See a qualified, respected knee surgeon to discuss your options . Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thumb or Elbow?: The ulnar collateral ligament (ucl) is a primary stabilizer to one of your thumb joints. It provides stability to the thumb when you pinch something between your thumb and index finger. It is injured when the thumb is bent backwards and outwards. It is unlikely that you injured the actual flexor tendon to the thumb but rather the insertion of some thumb muscles that attach near the ucl. ...Read more
What do these symptoms mean? Severe degeneration of the central cord to the plantar fascia with a moderate partial tear at the origin as well as a sli
Debra - it means: The broad banded ligament that attaches from the heel to the toe region is not at full capacity, it is degenerated or worn away with a slight tear (usually very painful.) For something like this if very painful, a walking boot is something I recommend. PRP is something I offer my patients with a partial tear but it is not covered by insurance and is out of pocket. ...Read more
My mr images reveal an acute partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament, moderate synovial effusion, and bone contusion. What does this mean?
You need to be seen: You need to be seen to determine whether the knee is unstable. If unstable, you need to have a discussion with your doctor as to whether or not surgery may be needed. ...Read more
I injured my knee a month ago, i had an MRI and it showed a partial tear of my PCL. i have an ability test in 2 months, can it heal with treatment?
Nope!: The ACL and PCL are surrounded with joint fluid so they do not heal. Joint fluid could be named "No Stick" Fluid. Sticking together is the first part of healing, In Any Case, partial tears of the PCL and even full tears of the PCL often do not need to heal or be treated, BUT SOME DO. So a second opinion by a sports orthopedic surgeon is a good investment. ...Read more
My artho scopy was done and it stated partial acl+pcl tear and wa advised not to recnstruct it.
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Partial ACL PCL Tear: A partial acl and PCL tear in a 25 year in a young active person is not very common. The most important factor we consider in deciding to reconstruct is if you have any knee instability. Does it give out with certain activities ? Does it feel stable with straight forward walking ? Since your orthopedic surgeon was there and saw your acl and PCL you need to ask him or her when you can return. ...Read more
I have partial acl+partial PCL tear. Both are almost 40% damaged.Due to this I have laxity also. I am 25 years old. How it can be treated,
Reha: At 25 years old you need the knee to be examined very carefully and check for instability, you could have anterior or posterior or combined instabilities.First the more symptomatic one should be corrected, if not instability is detected them a very dedicated pt reha should be the next goal.Remember this is a knee at risk and should be very careful with the type of sport you practice. ...Read more
I have chronic partial acl+pcl tear+laxity(50 days delayayed treatment). It has been 8 months can it be treated 100% with surgery/reconstruction.
Yes and no: Surgery is always iffy & is forever. There are world class soccer players playing with acl ruptures. They made dedicated efforts to develop strong muscles of upper & lower leg. Physical therapist can be helpful in this. The principle is when a joint is loose, the way to accommodate is to develop "gorilla" muscles around joint so that muscles take over what damaged ligaments can no longer do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI(March) shws grade 1,2,3 meniscal dmge, partial pcl, complete ACL tear (soccer injury in jan) Srgn says MRI inaccurate(sept),askd me 2 play. Shd i?
MRIs: are generally very accurate for detecting meniscal and ligament tears of the knee. You can always get a second opinion interpretation of the MRI, or, since it was 6 months ago, try to get a new MRI. Things may have changed since then. Otherwise, see an orthopedic surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have partial thinness ACL tear with buckling of PCL & grade-2 MRI changes.After 2 years i still feel pain & looseness inside my knee after walk &run?
Rest: Almost all mcl tears, especially partial tears and stretched mcls, will heal on their own. The mcl sits in an area of the knee can can scar down and function normally after a period of rest. This is unlike other ligaments like the acl, which cannot heal itself after injury. The mcl will heal over 6-12 weeks depending on severity. In more severe cases, a hinged knee brace may help. ...Read more
How does a TTD Disability rating work? I don't understand the point after partial tear rotator surgery?
Assume U R Referring: 2 w/c ratings. These vary from state 2 state. In Wisconsin, it means temporary total disability, meaning U R unable 2 work @ the present time. After U R able 2 RTW, U no longer receive compensation. If Ur injury has a permanent component U will B rated by Ur Md 4 PPD. Perm Par Disability. This is% of body or part, $val plugd in2 formula & out comes what $ U will receive. Monthly until achieved. ...Read more
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