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I have severe pain in my legs for the past one week. I am taking methycobal [morning and evening] but no relief. Please help.
I am 24 yrs. During periods, I am having pain in lower stomach or lower back. I used to take combiflam painkiller for relief. Is it safe. Can I continue it? Pain is on 1st and 2nd day only.
I am occasionally having a pain in my left leg since the past year. And I think my legs are binding a little bit.
I fell down suddenly on ground which makes me feel pain in back and neck and I feel difficulty in standing for a long time.
My mom is 58 yrs old . she is having pain in the wrist part of the right hand, as a result of which she is unable to move her hands up in the air. Kindly suggest a remedy to overcome her pain.
Hello, I am 18 years old and I am suffering from back ache since two years. I have taken several massages for my back, but no effects. Please suggest me some tips to overcome my problem. What should be my routine?
I am a 22 years old. I have a severe backache for which you have used an ointment for pain relief but I didn't have me any pain relief. I have used for 2 months.
I am having pain in my right hand elbow joint since last one month. Ortho says it is called tennis elbow with minor increase in uric acid. Even after taking medicines for tem days no improvement. But I observed that after doing walk & light exercise with hand/shoulder movement the pain has receeded. Should I continue doing exercise or should go for medication. Kindly adivse.
I am working as a computer operator since 10 yrs. Today I have feel pain in my neckside. What can I do for the same?
I have problem in my both legs knees. If I bend both the knees for 20 to 30 minutes then both the knees start pains.
I am 24 years old and unlike before have started getting pain in left hand which remains for 3-4 mins and then goes away itself. The pain has become frequent. Is it related to heart problem?
I have joint pain in the morning time. After the time goes pain reduces. I do some excercises on morning time. Now what I should do?
I am male. I have completed 23 years. I have a lot of hair loss. What can I do? Then leg pain also. Please give me solution.
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL tear is a very common problem with athletes and with people who have an active lifestyle. In fact, this can also be caused by any accident due to sudden movement.
Importance of ACL-
The ACL is the supporting ligament, which runs diagonally from back to front right in the middle of the knee, connecting the femur bone and the tibia, and helps the tibia not to come before the femur. Thus the balance of the knee during back and forth movements and the entire stability of the knee joint is secured by this very important piece of ligament.
What leads to an injury to the ACL?
Here are a few actions that may result in a ligament tear.
Sudden stopping while running or slowing down from a fast speed
Sudden change in direction
Uncontrolled jumping from a height
Direct hitting with an object or person
What happens when the ACL is torn?
If the ACL is torn, the stability of your knee is gone, and you feel as if you have no control over the joint. Moreover, it causes extreme pain and instant swelling. Swelling usually appears within 24 hours of the injury.
Treatment of ACL Injury-
Recovery from an ACL tear is possible only after a surgery. Without surgery, the affected will not be able to return to sports or athletics, or may not be able to run and make swift movements again as before. However, to avoid surgery, there are non-invasive treatments for the aged and people who require moving less.
Non-invasive Treatment: Bracing is one treatment where braces are given to support the knee joint during movement and also to avoid further injury. This is effective for the elderly who need minimum movement and may manage daily activities with a braced knee. Also, crutches add to the support and let the weaker knee get rest. This is followed by physical therapy. But the swelling has to reduce before starting it. Many exercises and controlled movements over a long time help in getting back agility in movement gradually.
- Surgical Treatment: Once the swelling subsides, doctors would plan for an Arthroscopic (Key-Hole Surgery) ACL reconstruction. In this Doctor make a graft of a tendon. This graft is inserted into the joint and fixed in anatomical position in femur and tibia Arthroscopically so that the newly created ACL functions like the natural one. This is the only way to get back the ligament in whole as the torn ligament cannot be stitched. Surgery is done through arthroscope and recovery time is 15 days for resuming day to day activities and 3 to 6 month for resuming sports activities with continued physical therapy after the surgery. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a orthopedist and ask a free question.