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Relief from ligament injury 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 :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help ou
User :   hi sir
User :   i am
User :   i am having a problem with ny knee
User :   sorry my knee
Doctor :   ok
User :   i need some suggestions from you
User :   actuallu when i was playing shuttle i had an injury
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   please ask
User :   and it is a tear in the ligament of my knee
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can u suggest me to come out of this problem?
User :   or some tips to overcome this problem?
Doctor :   When was that happened
User :   around 1 year back
User :   and it is continuing still
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   when i am trying to run or jump i am undergoing some kind of tilt in the injured joint
User :   injured joint
User :   ok sure i will provide
User :   Age : 26
User :   Gender : Male
User :   Occupation :
User :   Location :, India
User :   Marital status : Unmarried
Doctor :   Did the doctor say which ligament is torn
User :   Weight and height : 73 and 5.7''
Doctor :   What is the grade of tear
User :   Dependents : Yes
User :   I do not know the details of grade of the tear
User :   but i think i have it in my MRI scan report
Doctor :   Do you have it now
User :   no at this point of time i do not have it
Doctor :   what was done then
User :   i have it a my residence
Doctor :   any treatment and intervention
User :   u mean MRI scan or injury?
User :   ya no treatment, but doctor suggested me some physiotherapy exercises
User :   and try them for some months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many months did you try
Doctor :   and did you take the help of the physiotherapist
User :   and if the severity is same we will go for a key-hole surgery
User :   no i did not take any help o a physio-therapist?
User :   do i have to ?
Doctor :   Did the doctor say a tear or sprain of the ligament
User :   also i have been trying only since not less than a month
User :   doctor said a tear of the ligament
User :   not sprain
User :   Can u suggest me on this problem and how to overcome it?
Doctor :   Look the minor ligament injuries require atleast 2 months of graded exercises
Doctor :   from the physiotherapist
User :   ok
Doctor :   and then the normalcy can be attained
User :   and the major ones
User :   ok ok
Doctor :   for the major ones usually the key hole arthoscopy is done
Doctor :   and then put on 3 months of graded exercises
Doctor :   before putting wt on the joint
User :   ooh ok
Doctor :   If the pain remains more than the 3 months or so then the doctor usually goes for arthroscopy even for minor tears
User :   how can i distinguish whether my probelm is a major or minor one?
Doctor :   symptoms and physical eexamination and then MRI report
User :   sorry sir, how can i distinguish whether my probelm is a major or minor one?
Doctor :   is the only way
Doctor :   you cant do it by yourself
Doctor :   Now I would suggest you to see bck the Orthopedician
User :   Can u tell me the way to distingush myself by looking at the reports ?
Doctor :   and say about the problem
Doctor :   It is not advisable
User :   ok
User :   so u want me to get back to the doctor again and ak him the severity status
Doctor :   The injuries are to be dealt correctluy immediately in the first 2 to 3 months
Doctor :   otherwise they haunt lifetime
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok but i had the injury long back,i mean since 1 year
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You mentioned it first
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   so when i consult the doctor again what do u want me to ask him
User :   so that i can distinguish my severity status
Doctor :   Get a physical examination done once again
User :   ok
User :   then
Doctor :   he will perform certain tests
User :   ok
Doctor :   by that he can understand the severity o fthe injury
User :   ok
Doctor :   anywya you have the MRI with yu
Doctor :   so it is easy now
User :   yes right
Doctor :   You can follow with me if you have an MRI
Doctor :   I can know with the report
User :   sure if u can assist me i am willing ot follow u
Doctor :   but I cannot test it by examination
User :   ok so
Doctor :   It is better to follow up with them
Doctor :   again
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please confirm the details
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User :   yes right the same details
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User :   ok doctor thanks for your concern
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
User :   hi doctor
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