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What are the physical exams that goes into telling if someone has a ACL problem? I have a tight band in the back of my knee.

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Dr. Lynn Lindaman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: ACL Injury

Problems with an acl don't just gradually develop.
They can be usually be related back to a significant, if not catastrophic, injury. The resultant problems would be a very swollen knee and later a problem with the knee giving out when you turn or twist on that leg.

In brief: ACL Injury

Problems with an acl don't just gradually develop.
They can be usually be related back to a significant, if not catastrophic, injury. The resultant problems would be a very swollen knee and later a problem with the knee giving out when you turn or twist on that leg.
Dr. Lynn Lindaman
Dr. Lynn Lindaman
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Drawer sign is the

Name of the examination technique most commonly used.
However, the ultimate diagnostic test is an mri.

In brief: Drawer sign is the

Name of the examination technique most commonly used.
However, the ultimate diagnostic test is an mri.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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