A ligament tear occurs when there is a sudden stop, lift, twist or blow to a particular ligament. Ligaments are more prone to tear, and athletes and older people are commonly affected. When the ligament is torn, there is pain, discomfort, and swelling. The ability of the ligament to heal completely depends on the amount of damage. Combination therapy of bracing, physiotherapy, heat application, and medications help in healing. When the extent of tear is greater than surgery is suggested.
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Can I do pull ups again in my life after acromioclavicular joint separation?
Query: Hello doctor, I just had my acromioclavicular joint separation (grade 2 or 3), AC ligament torn. I am ready to accept the recovery time. My question is can I do pull ups again in my life? Or any permanent disability may occur? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sure the X-ray looks kind of AC joint separation due to the ligament injury. With the image, the injury looks between grade II or III. I will advise you to take the call for the MRI shoulder to focus on the AC joint. This will help us understand the extent of the ligam... Read Full »
Can my twisted knee cause any ligament or meniscus tear?
Query: Hello doctor, I was playing football yesterday, and as I stretched for the ball, my right leg which was in the air got caught at the end of my foot causing my foot to go outwards and my knee to twist. I continued to play, but my knee felt unstable, and I could sometimes feel a sharp pain on the in... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know if there was a swelling around the knee joint and was there any click sound while twisting your knee? I would recommend you to give complete rest to your knee and do ice pack three to four times a day for 15 to 20 minutes each time and see if you f... Read Full »