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Torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament
(Torn ACL or ACL Injury) Topic Guide

Torn ACL Torn ACL: The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured knee ligament. Symptoms and signs include a popping sound, knee pain and swelling, and trouble walking. Treatment typically involves surgery and physical therapy. Recovery after surgery for a torn ACL may take six to nine months.

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ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

codeine Codeine

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