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Had ligament rupture in knee. Treatment?

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hi , last sunday i had 2 ligament ruptures in my right knee . I wanted your advice on how i should go further in my treatment.
Posted Tue, 2 Oct 2012 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Deepak Goyal 22 hours later

Thanks for sending query to us.

The information you have send is very brief and insufficient.
However, you should do following, apart from consulting a nearby Orthopedic Surgeon.

1. AKBK braces to protect the ligament
2. Ice application to reduce swelling, pain relief and faster healing.
3. MRI and X-ray to find out exactly, what type of ligament is torn and how serious it is.
4. Take rest and avoid stressful activities
5. You may require some painkillers that can be of some help.

Further advice depends on type of ligament and extends of injury.

I hope this helps. Do write back for further discussion on this.

Dr Deepak Goyal
Consultant Knee Joint Surgeon
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