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Which is the best treatment for torn anterior cruciate ligament (acl)?
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Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Reconstruction
Treatment of torn ACL depends on patient age, activity level and expectations.
High level athletes who are engaged in pivoting, cutting sports (soccer, football, basketball) have a greater change to return to their prior of level of activity with reconstruction. For patients who are lower demand, a trial of hamstring strengthening program and bracing may be reasonable.

In brief: Reconstruction
Treatment of torn ACL depends on patient age, activity level and expectations.
High level athletes who are engaged in pivoting, cutting sports (soccer, football, basketball) have a greater change to return to their prior of level of activity with reconstruction. For patients who are lower demand, a trial of hamstring strengthening program and bracing may be reasonable.
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Recon
Reconstruction is the best and progress in this field has grown with leaps and bounds.
Get into a knee specialist be evaluateded and talk it over with him/her.

In brief: Recon
Reconstruction is the best and progress in this field has grown with leaps and bounds.
Get into a knee specialist be evaluateded and talk it over with him/her.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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