Complete ACL Tear

I tore my acl during a football game. If I don't opt for the surgery, are there any risks or possibility that I'll injure it more? Is it possible to swim or run after giving it time. Is ayurveda helpful?
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
Hello there...... Surgery is often the recommended option for patients with ACL injuries. The purpose of surgery is to return patients to their original level of activity. For patients who are sedentary and do not perform sports, or for those who perform light manual work and are involved in non-cutting sports likeĀ runningĀ and bicycling, nonoperative treatments of ACL injuries may be reasonable alternatives...
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