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Where Is The Acl Located In The Knee
Acl: Immediate swelling loss of motion and pain are indications that u injured yr knee. An exam by an orthopedist would best answer this. ...Read more
ACL injury: Yes, ACL injury usually is non-contact injury. Also valgus, extension, deceleration injury. ...Read more
Acl: Immediate swelling loss of motion and pain are indications that u injured yr knee. An exam by an orthopedist would best answer this. Instability or mechanical symptoms such as locking or catching in the knee are signs of potentially injury to the knee. ...Read more
I had ACL repair over a year ago and still have pain on the medial side of my right knees. Is this normal and what should I do?
Not ncommon: Would be best to discuss with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
I had my ACL reconstructed, and think I tore the same ACL on the same knee, what are the chances it'll be a better fix the second time around?
Depends: There are many reasons why an acl reconstruction fails, sometimes it is due to technical failure, sometimes from infection, sometimes from a new trauma. Solely looking at statistics, revision reconstructions are not as good as primary reconstructions. But that should not discourage you, talk with your doctor and make an informed decision. ...Read more
See a Therapist: There are a number of exercises to do after ACL reconstruction. It is very important, however, to implement a program in a structured fashion. Doing the wrong exercises at the wrong time can endanger the repair. Many of theses exercises can be part of a home program but you must follow a protocol. Talk to your surgeon-- he should provide this for you after, or even before, surgery. ...Read more
Main knee stabilizer:
The anterior cruciate ligament (acl) is one of the main stabilizing ligaments of the knee joint. It allows us to safely perform cutting sports without the knee feeling like it will collapse or buckle.
The ACL originates on the femur (thigh bone) and inserts on the tibia (leg bone). ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the the time frame after, did you do adequate therapy, any other complications are factors in determining recovery. ...Read more
Yes.: Some people can function fairly well, despite having a torn ACL. This is generally the exception, and not the rule. ...Read more
Probably not: A complete tear of the ACL never heals itself. Most but not all will require some form of reconstruction. ...Read more
ACL injury: If you tear it you generally will hear it "pop" and generally lose strength and collapse. Generally you get swelling about the entire knee and most of the pain will be in the back and outside of the of the knee. Generally the swelling occurs and the knee becomes unstable. ...Read more
Depends on ACL Tear: If you are 27 and athletic and have a significant tear, most people in the US would recommend an operative repair. However, depending on the tear and patient, some people do well with conservative management, or waiting. ...Read more
See specialist: If you have pain, tenderness, redness or swelling you should follow up with your Orthopod for a clinical evaluation! ...Read more