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Reduce swelling in ACL ligament tear?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Ice, rest, nsaids

If you have an acute injury with an acl tear, you want to get the swelling down both for comfort and to perform a reconstructive procedure if it will be done.
Ice, rest and nsaids are the best ways to do this. It usually takes 2-3 weeks unless the fluid is aspirated.

In brief: Ice, rest, nsaids

If you have an acute injury with an acl tear, you want to get the swelling down both for comfort and to perform a reconstructive procedure if it will be done.
Ice, rest and nsaids are the best ways to do this. It usually takes 2-3 weeks unless the fluid is aspirated.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Also helpful to regain range of motion.
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