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Recovery from a ligament tear on knee - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have a torn ligament in my left knee
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when you have
User :   i need a specialist advice
User :   2 yeards
User :   2 years
Doctor :   do you have pain
User :   sometimes
User :   my knee is unstable
User :   so i can not play active sports
Doctor :   do oyu have any clicking sound in knee joint
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   have you undergone any investgations
User :   no
User :   just had phyceo
User :   what shall i do
Doctor :   are you using any knee brace
User :   no
User :   i can walk without help
Doctor :   it will take time for the torn ligament to heal
User :   so not to do any surgery
User :   it will heal byitseft
Doctor :   usually surgery is recommended if your symptoms are not going
User :   any excercises that u suggest
Doctor :   Exercises has to be done by a physiotherapist
User :   ok
User :   bye
Doctor :   Have you visited an Orthopedician
User :   yes
User :   he told me leave it as it is
User :   not to do anything
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   so may be it heal by itself
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   any inury will heal on itself
Doctor :   wait for some time till you get out of symptoms
Doctor :   continue physiotherapy
Doctor :   Ask the doctor for knee brace
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