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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-28-2008, 02:55 PM
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Also, why is "sprain" is quotation marks? Does that mean it could be a minor tear?
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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-28-2008, 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted by NYCboarder View Post
get to a doctor.. and get an MRI.. you can function with an slightly torn ACL but you wont be able to do high intense levels of work such as with snowboarding.... the ACL prevents the tibia (shin bone) from displacing forward.. in my opinion you should get it checked out because it might not even be your acl that tore it could be something else..
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-28-2008, 06:21 PM
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I have torn my ACL twice, and both times I popped right back up and walked around on it. Just because it was walkable, don't assume its not torn. Make sure to have a doctor check it out.
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