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Had a Tibial plateau fracture with MCL,ACL and LCL torn. Can it heal by itself?

torn acl , mcl, lcl and nondisplaced tibial plateau fracture , playing softball i ran to get a ball, stopped and it popped! I need to spend some time on it for work/school....RICE ing it after work and on weekends happened 21 days ago......i am 5 6 female 176 lbs I ride a bike 25-30 miles in one day at a high resistance speed sometimes, I jog on a trampoline in my spare room, i do lots of home aerobics stuff, i take the stairs 6 floors multiple times a day up and down......can i heal this my self slowly........
Asked On : Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

All your injuries (ACL, MCL, LCL & tibial plateau fracture) indicate a significant damage to the Knee joint. There is no role of self care remedies for these sort of injuries and there is no way you can heal them by yourself.

You need to consult an orthopedic surgeon and based on the severity of injury to the ligmanents and the bones, the treatment will be planned.

Hope this information is helpful. Good day
Answered: Wed, 4 Sep 2013
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