Insight on ACL tear and surgery


Doctor’s advice: Dr Gandhi (left) and Dr Ling using knee models to explain about knee reconstruction and osteoarthritis. Both doctors will discuss the matter on StarLIVE.

PETALING JAYA: Individuals with ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tears and symptoms of knee instability should seek reconstruction surgery, according to an orthopaedic surgeon.

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon and academician Assoc Prof Dr Gandhi Nathan Solayar said that young and active people who engage in sporting activities and tear or rupture their ACL would benefit greatly from surgery.

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