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Old 06-25-2007, 06:02 AM   #1
Jaime Steele
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Hi Guys

A friend of mine tore ligaments in his ankle recently and it doesn't seem to be improving despite physiotherapy.

Does anyone know of any supplements that will help him? I read creatine can help some injuries recover but are there any others? He is desperate to get back at it!

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Old 06-25-2007, 03:38 PM   #2
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ICE after any exercise. It helps A LOT if he doesn't already do that.

Did they repair the ligaments? If so, connective tissue supplements like glucosamine and chondroitin could help.
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:07 AM   #3
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Cheers Steven

I shall pass that on.
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:28 AM   #4
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Not a supplement, but a tip: Keep it moving. Don't ever isolate a joint if you can help it. Obviously don't strain it, but try to move it through a good range of motion on a regular basis.
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Old 06-26-2007, 04:00 PM   #5
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I'm not sure if it will help ligaments, but I know a few people (myself included) who noticed fast recovery from surgery when taking microlactin.
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Old 06-26-2007, 04:31 PM   #6
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Traumeel as directed on packaging, oral and/or topical.

Low Intensity Laser Therapy, go to www.meditech-bioflex.com to find practitioners with this particular equipment (it's what I use in practice).

Fully torn ligaments need surgery.
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Old 06-27-2007, 07:04 AM   #7
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Old 06-27-2007, 08:07 AM   #8
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Old 06-27-2007, 09:17 AM   #9
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Thanks very much guys for your feedback, It is greatly appreciated.

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