MRI SCAN & Cruciate Ligament Injury
Case Study Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (ACL)
23 years old male, playing football twisted his right knee, immediately painful and swollen. Not able to continue playing had to be carried off the field
Conservative treatment undertaken. No better, knee still giving way, seen by doctor and referred for physiotherapy.
Was still not able to return to playing football. Knee giving way on any twisting and turning movements followed by swelling and pain.
Sought specialist Orthopaedic advice MRI scan organised, Anterior cruciate ligament injury (ACL) confirmed.
MRI scan of torn ACL Torn ACL at keyhole surgery
Patient underwent ACL reconstruction with a four strand hamsting tendon graft using keyhole surgery.
Prepared Hamstring Graft
Surgery performed by
Mr Aslam Mohammed
FRCS, FRCS (Orth)
Hip & Knee Surgeon
Reconstructed ACL at keyhole surgery
Post operative rehabilitation under care of physiotherapists.
Rehabilitated over a period of 6 months and was able to return to playing football with no symptoms.