Torn Ligaments & Tendons

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Torn Ligaments & Tendons

Patients with work, sports, and recreational musculoskeletal injuries routinely seek out the team for their expertise. Personalized treatment plans are always tailored to each patient’s unique injury and circumstance.
Before deciding on whether to have surgery or not, consider that many torn ligaments and tendon can be repaired without surgery and the associated pain and suffering afterward. Ligaments and tendons such as the rotator cuff, Achilles tendon, plantar fascia, ACL, tennis elbow, as well as many others can be encouraged to repair themselves.

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What is the function of ligaments and tendons?

What can cause a torn ligament?

What symptoms develop due to a torn ligament or tendon?

A mild ligament or tendon injury may be treated with :

A more serious injury, and especially a full tear, requires immobilization
such as a lightweight cast or brace to give it time to heal.
Once your pain and swelling decrease, you can start rehabilitation to restore strength and range of motion. We have treatment options to accelerate the healing injured or torn tendons or ligaments. Give the experts at Southwest Pain Management a call or book online for a consultation.

How is a torn ligament or tendon treated?

A mild or partial ligament or tendon injury may be treated with rest, modified or reduced activity, and physical therapy. A more serious injury, and especially a full tear, requires immobilization such as a lightweight cast or brace to give it time to heal. Once your pain and swelling decrease, you can start rehabilitation to restore strength and range of motion. Southwest Pain Management has treatment options to accelerate the healing of injured or torn tendons or ligaments. Give them a call to schedule an appointment or book online.

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