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My 80 year old mother recently fell and fractured her ankle. How long should it take for her to recover?
Treatment at this point would depend on the degree. Extension exercises and swimming would be great. If it’s advanced may need to wear a brace. I would advise the consult a physician who is a member of the scoliosis research society.
In general if you are young and actively participating in sports you should have it repaired if you are older and less active a good rehab program should be sufficient.
Whether it's repaired or not rehab is the key. If you talk to professional strength coaches who have the longest follow up treating in dealing with patients with ACL repairs they say that the best result are with cadaver bone tendon and bone ACL. They cautioned against using the hamstring for repair even though many surgeons favor this technique. I guess the surgeons are listening to the people who follow the patients the longest