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Exercises for a Torn Knee Ligament

There are four main ligaments in the knee joint: lateral collateral ligament, anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament. These ligaments give strength to the knee joint, and when torn, can take several weeks or months to heal. Your rehabilitation depends on the severity of your injury, so consult a...

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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) helps keep the knee stable, and prevents it from sliding forward. When you have a Torn ACL, your knee can become painful and unstable. These stretches and exercises are for a non-operative or pre-operative injury. See Doctor Jo’s blog post about this at: http://www.askdoctorjo.com/content/acl-tear-stretches-exercises

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from Fox News

9 exercises to rehab a torn ACL without surgery

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The ACL Repair. (these are good pictures for patients.. simple) Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources http://pinterest.com/sostherapy.

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There are four main ligaments in the knee that can become injured. During injury, a knee ligament may be stretched (sprained), or sometimes torn (ruptured)....

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