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Twisted leg and meniscus problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   sir....wen i was playing my leg were twisted n hvaing ligament n meniscus problem . .nw its almost 1 month gone . . still i i cud not work properly . . plx cud u tell me sth about this ....
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctr
User :   hai doc
User :   u thre
User :   cud u plx answer my below question . .
User :   hlw . .
Doctor :   What treatment have you taken?
User :   nw i m doin physiotherapy
User :   only tht
User :   i dnt think its good
Doctor :   orthopedic problems are chronic
Doctor :   the most important thing for any such injury is rest followed by
Doctor :   physiotherapy
User :   orthopedic
User :   sir i m a police officer n nw i used t go duty , , n workin much . . is that ok
User :   walking much*
Doctor :   Provided you have taken adequte rest & completed the prescribed course of physiotherapy
Doctor :   & you dont have the pain anymore, yes you can get back to work
User :   nah . . when i m working i m havin pain
User :   i cn't give da full power
Doctor :   Then you need more rest, later followed by physiotherapy
User :   is it . .
Doctor :   Also good dose of antiinflammatory analgesics
User :   meniscus problem . . is it dangerous
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   it is
User :   ya
Doctor :   Let it heal completely & then strenghthen it later
Doctor :   or else you may end up needing a meniscal repair
User :   how many days sould i wait ..
User :   oh
User :   how many days
Doctor :   a week
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