Tag: signs of arthritis

Q&A: Ligament Tears; Sense of Taste; Anxiety

Q. Years ago I had tears in my anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and my medial collateral ligament (MCL). Do these knee injuries lead to early arthritis? At the time, I had some arthroscopic procedures to repair the injuries.
A. Any trauma to a joint (even surgery) can lead to a series of

Do ACL And MCL Injuries Lead To Early Arthritis?

Q. I had arthroscopic procedures for ACL and MCL tears to my knees in my younger days. Do these injuries lead to early arthritis? Is arthroscopy always recommended for ACL and MCL injuries?

A. Any trauma to a joint, even surgery, can potentially start a cascade of events in the joint

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