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Injured knee, severe pain. MRI report suggests tear of ACL. Want to avoid surgery. Any other treatment?

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I had ACL injury in my left knee ten years back but have not taken it seriously but for last one year I am suffering from severe pain and my MRI report is indicating complete tear of ACL.I am 36 year old teacher , and in my job I have to stand for long hours. Doctors are suggesting for surgery but I am not willing to undergo surgery. Can it be cured by naturopathy or aryuvedic treatment.
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Welcome at HCM.

It looks from your details that you had old ACL injury.If it is complete ACL tear then in general it is advised that you should get it repaired.

If you do not want to get it repaired then you should consult to a good physiotherapist & should learn quadriceps muscle strengthening exercises.You may also it in following way-

Hope this all will help you.

With best wishes.
Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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