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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

The anterior cruciate ligament is essentially the ligament that connects the thighbone to the shinbone. The ligament can get injured and become stretched partially, or completely torn. It is one of the most common knee injuries and is prevalent among athletes. Female athletes are about eight times more prone to anterior cruciate ligament injury. The symptoms of the condition include pain, cracking sound on movement, swelling in the knee joint, and instability of the knees.

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Can Alphintern be used for knee swelling?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. My height is 5 feet and 4 inches and my weight is 123 lbs. I was suffering from a knee problem, and I took a rest for a couple of days. I took Alphintern and used my resistance band to improve my knee range and everything was fine, except for a grinding nois...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your description, the MRI reports suggest an injury. You did not mention a specific incident or accident that may have lead to a sprain of the ACL. Without a real injury, the knee swelled up again, with the stair climbing. The entire presentation points towards ...  Read Full »

Why do I get knee swelling and pain even after a year of surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have suffered a recent knee injury and had ACL replacement. The injury involved a sudden and complete closure of the knee. I will feel fine but with more use the knee gets sore with swollen veins. I can provide pictures. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The swelling can happen if there is a recent surgery. You are doing physiotherapy to get your range of knee motion back to its normal. As the ligament and the knee capsule stretches, it causes inflammation and swelling. However, if the surgery was done more than a ye...  Read Full »

How long will it take to recover from ACL injury?

Query: Hello doctor,I had an ACL injury. What will be the time for recovery like normal walking and bike riding? I would like to know how many days I will be able to do normal walking and bike riding.  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Usually there will be swelling and effusion in the knee after an ACL injury (anterior cruciate ligament). So, that has to reduce for you to be back to normal. You should wear a long knee brace all the time and remove it only at night. Put a crepe bandage of 6 inches fro...  Read Full »

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