Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury
“Almost all accidents and injuries happen when an individual is not being present and not paying attention to what they are doing.”― Tobe Hanson
What is Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury?
An Anterior Cruciate Ligament is a sort of injury to the ligament which is a main ligament of the knee. In some serious type of injuries, your ligament might be torn. Normally it can be treated with some pain relievers and ice but in severe cases it can be treated by surgery. You can observe swelling of the knee and a painful effect when you bear weight.
Commonly Observed Symptoms of ACL
The most commonly observed symptoms of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury ACL which we discussed here are the following:
- Pain in your knee
- Weakness in knee
- Facing problem in movement
- Swelling in knee
- Loss of movement
- Instability to bear weight
Causes which lead to the disorder named as Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury ACL
There is not an exact cause of Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury ACL but some of the causes identified by some specialists and therapists that any sort of injury that tear the ligaments of your knee and which can lose your control in movement. It is due to many reasons like some car accident and falling from some heights or you are the part of some sports teams and group.
Following are the most commonly observed complications you may have if you are suffering from Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury ACL:
- Ligament weakness
- Problem in movement of knee
- Rapture of tissues
- Painful surgery
- Arthritis in knee
What are the most widely recognized haphazard components of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury?
Following are probably the haphazard components you may face if you have Anterior Cruciate Injury:
- Mostly common in women than men
- Older age
- Some physical problems such as obesity
- Long-term worked as an athlete such as hockey player, football player etc.
- Some types of antibiotics
- Poor conditioning
- Shoes which is not fit properly
- Poorly maintained sports equipment’s
How doctors diagnose that you have an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury or not?
Following are the methodologies and techniques used by the doctors to diagnose the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury:
- Physical examination
- Asking about the symptoms you have experience
- Medical interview
- By different tests
- Doctor ask about family history and a medical history of this type of disorder
- Magnetic resonance therapy MRI
How doctors and the health practitioners treat the Anterior Cruciate Injury?
The doctors and the health practitioners treat the Anterior Cruciate Injury by using the following methodologies and techniques:
- Some medication pain relievers prescribed by doctors produce inflammation and relieve from the pain
- Some physical therapy such as exercises and orthotic devices
- Surgery (surgical repair)
- Take proper rest
- Use ice