Thread: Knee "popped"
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03-29-2010, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by OneMoreAstronaut View Post
Just saw this question, and had to throw this in again: you really cannot keep playing on a partially torn ligament, or else you will just eventually completely tear it. Partially torn ligaments will eventually heal, but fully torn ligaments will never heal and will only be fixed by surgery and lengthy rehab. Please, do not play on a partially torn ligament.

Oh I know, Im not playing on it. I'm not even walking without a cane, not because I *need* it, but I'm uncomfortable walking without it right now. I dont mind walking across the house without it, but I dont even want to do that for fear of falling and hurting it further.

Dont worry though, I wont even think about playing on it till the doc says I can, or at the very least, some sort of time frame he gives me. (if he says 4-6 months, Ill try to skate around without playing around month 2 or so, just to keep my feet)

edit: the only thing Im doing hockeywise is watching it, and playing around with my smart hockey ball

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