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Dr. William Chester Brainard, M.D.

Orthopedist

Dr. William Brainard is an orthopedic surgeon in Phoenix, Arizona and is affiliated with Banner Estrella Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and ...
58 years Experience
Dr. William Chester Brainard, M.D.
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Univ of Ks Sch of Med, Kansas City Ks
  • Accepting new patients

What is the treatment for an ACL Tear?

If you have an ACL tear and an ACL Deficiency than that the simplest thing to do is to brace it and treat with common analgesics if necessary for pain. For those that are not READ MORE
If you have an ACL tear and an ACL Deficiency than that the simplest thing to do is to brace it and treat with common analgesics if necessary for pain. For those that are not high end athletes this is the best approach. Common sports braces designed to prevent hyperextension should be worn for weekend / minor sports and activities. Sport braces are made for just that purpose. More aggressive athletes and people with jobs requiring significant mobility might consider ACL Reconstruction surgery. If this is the case, find a knee specialist who deals strictly with these procedures.