Treatment Reviews:  Leg Elevation for Knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament Damage (ACL)

Condition Treatment Average Result Healed Helped
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No Change Made Worse
Knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
Leg Elevation
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  • secret
  • Female
  • 5 Feet 2 Inches
 Helped a lot

Injured knee skiing, pulled ACL which ripped bone up. Had to have arthroscopy to staple down. Also pulled and strained other muscles and ligaments, and my knee cap dislocated but relocated itself. I can now do all sports except knee boarding when I wear my brace.

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Treatment Combo:   Biking + Walking + Strengthening + Knee brace + Knee Arthroscopy + Ice + Physical Therapy + Range of Motion Exercises + Stretching Treatment + Rest + Exercise + Milk + Leg Elevation + Crutches + Compression Bandage + Hydrocodone
Dates:  March 1, 2013 - Ongoing
  • denabix
  • Female
  • 46 years old
  • 160 pounds
  • 5 Feet 8 Inches
3 of 8 people found this helpful

I heard a popping sound in my knee and had pain. Then my knee started swelling. I was diagnosed with an ACL tear. After using these treatments for about two weeks my injury was healed.

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Treatment Combo:   Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID) + Ice + Bed Rest + Leg Elevation + Compression Bandage
Dates:  February 2, 2009 - February 16, 2009
 Helped a little

I did martial arts since I was 17. Im 26 almost. I had to stop practicing jiu jitsu because I couldn't walk anymore. The pain was terrible so I had to get a surgery here in CR. it has been 2 years now and is it hasn't get any better. ...

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Treatment Combo:   Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID) + Swimming + Strengthening + Knee Arthroscopy + Ice + Rest + Heat Therapy + Weight Loss + Leg Elevation + Crutches + Compression Bandage
 Helped a lot
1 of 3 people found this helpful

In high school I loved to play football. It was great being with my friends and going out on the field it was really one of the highlights of high school for me, but like so many other i got injured playing the game I love. I personally wasn't extremely ...

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Treatment Combo:   Ice + Massage Therapy + Rest + Heat Therapy + Bed Rest + Daily Meditation + Leg Elevation + Acupuncture
Dates:  November 10, 2000 - February 19, 2010
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