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ACL and MCL ligament tear after an accident. Need to go for ACL reconstruction surgery?

I met a bike accident of 12th sep 2012. Accident caused ACL an MCL ligament tear. As per the doctor, i have recoverd the MCL but for ACL, they are asking me to undergo ACL reconstruction surgery. My question is, should i go for surgery or not. Is there any other method through which i can recover? Thanks & regards Suraj
Asked On : Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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Hello and welcome
Usually If the symptoms of the ACL tears does not disappear after all conservative therapy like exercises, Physiotherapy and medication than we need a surgery to repair the tear. The decision is to be taken by both clinical examination and MRI report. I think your doctor is going in right direction.
Go for the surgery and follow the advises as directed by your doctor.
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Best Wishes and get well soon
Answered: Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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