Do You Know How To Help Your Child Recover From An ACL Tear?
We are parents too, and we know the horrors of seeing our children hurt and in pain. However, it’s of great importance for parents to understand the injury because they will have to help their children recover faster and better.
“It is important to be fully conversant with your child’s injury, writes Gretchen Reynolds in the New York Times. “Ask for copies of any MRI scans and for accompanying radiologist’s reports, which might not otherwise be included. Ask to have terminology explained in excruciating detail. If your child is a teenager, he or she should be in attendance during these explanations, I think, although that decision is yours. Bear in mind that a teenager may soon be in college and needing to explain his or her medical history to doctors and coaches there.”
Parent don’t have to be experts about an ACL tear recovery or any knee injury, but they should learn about accepted treatments, exercises, and bracing; and know how to help their kids start walking, running and jumping freely again. Instead of panicking, parents should understand what their child is going through, and make sure that ACL tear won’t increase the risk of another tear.
“What a great article! It is extremely important for parents of teenagers to understand the complexities on ACL tears in their children. Knee surgery in a teenager, especially ACL reconstruction, can be a difficult and stressful process (more for the parents than for the patient)! The orthopedic surgeon needs to treat the parents’ fears and anxieties just as much as the child’s ACL tear.”, Manhattan Orthopedic Care’s knee specialist Dr. Armin Tehrany said.
I was injured on the job both times, and both injuries required surgery. Dr.Tehrany and staff, from beginning to the end of each injury, went above and beyond to accommodate my needs. From pre to post surgery they were there in every way. He and his staff were extremally helpful an patent with issues pertaining […]
Multiple shoulder injuries are hard to play through, especially for sports enthusiasts who are used to being constantly on the move and active. David Apel had an appointment with Dr. Armin Tehrany after his mountain biking accident that resulted in multiple shoulder injuries. David had suffered an AC joint displacement, torn ligaments, a partially detached […]
Choosing the right orthopedic doctor can be a real challenge. Oftentimes, the choice is restricted by the insurance plan, making it even harder to find the professional who will carefully listen to patient’s needs and completely devote themselves to providing a successful treatment. Leila Gutierrez wasn’t completely satisfied with her first orthopedic doctor. Due to […]
Our representatives are available 24/7 to book your appointment.
About Manhattan Orthopedic Care
Chronic knee and shoulder pain should not be a life sentence! Dr. Tehrany, a top NYC Orthopedic Surgeon, is here to help. He will have you back on the field, the dancefloor, or swinging for a six in no time! Contact us today to schedule your consultation and begin the journey to improved mobility and reduced pain.