Just got a ligament injury on crutches can’t do much really frustrated how long till I can walk ?

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Just waiting for mri scan

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    I'm having the same problem.

    im 3 months into a PkR .

    How long does this last for , need to get back to strenthing.

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    i have two sprained MCL ligaments, one in each leg. Sports injury on a treadmill, ran on a ridiculous high incline. LAXITY bad in both knees. I'm told this could take up to a year+, hopefully not. I'm miserable!

    What ligament did you injure? For me, showering is the biggest challenge too.

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      you got in both knees ? i was playing football and i twisted felt a crunch , and buckled to the floor , struggled to put weight on it , it was on my left knee.

      Havnt had the knee mri scan yet awaiting appointment , i literally cant keep my left leg straight !

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      hey peter, so SORRY to hear! If you injured your menicus, it will hear much faster then a ligament. I can walk, but it sure ain't fun!! I'm very active and this injury really knows how to keep your spirits down. Keeping my fingers crossed for you.

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    thanks jamie

    yeah its a pain cant do the normal things that im used to , ive been signed off for a week , are you off work ?

    what do you do to get your self back 100%? any tips

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      100%? I have not been there which seems to be almost a year! I hope, pray, wish, drink wine, meditate, chant, PT, CBD, you name it, I do it all!!

      I'm a Realtor, so most times i can work from my computer, but I love to get out, inspect, stairs, preview, etc. It's an awful feeling being "stuck".

      Hope you're doing better, Jamie

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