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Surgery for torn ligament in knee - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi i have met with accident long back and my knee got injured, the doctor who has examind said the lagiment is torn
Doctor :   ok.
User :   please suggest me wether i can go for surgery now and this problem can be alright
Doctor :   Yes surgery willbe teh best that for teh leg..
User :   how many days this surgery will take
Doctor :   Which is the ligament thet has been involved..
User :   inner side of the knee
Doctor :   the surgery will take 1 day but the rehabilitation that will take time and based on the recouperation.. from your side..
User :   normally i have no problem but when to carry the weight and when i try to pull something at that time the knee joint get dislocate ane there will be lot of pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   those are the reasons why you have to getthe surgery done..
User :   after the surgery useally what theropy which i need to do
User :   is there any alternative for this problem
User :   and i have put on wait which i need to reduce i have to go for the fitness class
User :   please suggest me incase is there any other alternative apart for the surgery
User :   hi are you there
Doctor :   yes..
Doctor :   Weihgt reduction will add on thepressure on your diet..
Doctor :   Leg sorry
Doctor :   and that will only make it worse..
Doctor :   so it will be better that if you can get the surgery done and then thinkabout the fitness class
User :   please tell me what is this surgery all about, will be major or minor
User :   will it be any big cut where the surgery done
Doctor :   The surgery will to strentthen the liament and it scar free since tehre will be minimal scar seen on th eout side..
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form i send and tell me when done..
User :   will it be only strentten or joining the the damaged one.. please send me the feed back form i'll send ot back to you..
Doctor :   I will poppup on your screen
User :   Thaks a lot for your time....
Doctor :   Youare Welcome Bye for now..
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