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Knee Pain - Ligament Tear

Last night when I was playing football , suddenly I got these crack sounds from the knee and the pain hit me real hard !! I was wondering if it's a ligament tear !! Didn't consult a orthopaedic yet !! Can't really bend my knee at the moment !! Very tough to walk too !!
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Dr. Gireesh Kant Snehi (PT)
4 yrs. of exp | Gurgaon | Physiotherapist

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Go to ortho surgeon for primary procedure after rest period need to go for physiotherapy centre for full knee rehabilitation.
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani (PT)
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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. Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the knee against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain.
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Dr. Yogishwar Av
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U need to consult an Orthopedician. It can be anything from ligament injury to Meniscus injury.
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Dr. Himanshu Kapoor
8 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Physiotherapist
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Hi, nothing to worry dear, may be an soft tissue injury, apply ice pack for 10 min 3-4 times a day, have an mri for safer side, exact diagnosis after clinical examination only, So consult an ortho or physio, get treated and stay healthy Tc
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DR.KISHORE KUMAR GOLDMEDAL
Hyderabad | Neuro Physiotherapist
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Assess  first  Wax bath
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Dr. Anantha Lakshmi
4 yrs. of exp | Hyderabad | Cardiovascular And Pulmonary Physiotherapist
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Consult an orthopaedic surgeon or an orthopaedic doctor as soon as possible. Apply ice pack for 10 to 15 mins in 4 to 5 sessions per day, Apply diclofenac gel.
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Dr. Aparna Pradhan
11 yrs. of exp | Pune | Physiotherapist
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You will have to visit ortho, but you should have a brief about the problem. You may have Hurt your patella, acl ligament or Menisci, this can be detected by clinical examination, xray(patella ) and if required then MRI may be needed  (Menisci )ands soft tissue are visible on mri...don't be panic till then do icing. ..if just minor injuries then with physio you will be alright..best of luck
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