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My latest MRI report ,grade 2 horizontal medial meniscus tear in posterior horn of body ,hyperintensitt PD signals showing irregularities in acl showing partial tear accompanied mild buckling of pcl with normal signals ,how long my knee will survive ,what activities to do n what not ,can I survive my knee next 30+ years without surgery
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani (PT)
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Avoid sitting Cross legged. Avoid Squatting- Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core Strengthening Exercise- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams Stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports Taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area Contrast Fomentation (Hot and Cold).
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Dr. Chethan R S
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi.... physical therapy or simple rest with activity modification, ice, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is the nonoperative management of possible meniscus tears.... Most meniscal tears do not heal without intervention. If conservative treatment does not allow the you to resume desired activities, surgical treatment is considered. Surgical treatment of symptomatic meniscal tears is recommended because untreated tears may increase in size and may abrade articular cartilage, resulting in arthritis....
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