Treatment for knee ligament injuries
- a tear to your anterior cruciate ligament - particularly if you do a lot of sport or have also torn the meniscus or your medial collateral ligament.
- if your knee remains painful or locks after an injury to your meniscus.
Knee ligament surgery with Bupa
Treatment for your knee injury depends on the type of ligament damage you have. Whilst physiotherapy can help with some ligament damage, ligament surgery may be needed to help relieve pain, reduce swelling and can help improve your quality of life.
Knee ligament injuries are common, especially during sport. If your ligaments require surgery to repair them, the cruciate ligament surgery usually only involves a one night stay.