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Reduced Swelling Acl Injury
I have a confirmed ACL injury. How long does it take to recover from 1st degree ACL injury, days? (no partial torn, no surgery, no swelling)
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Grade1 ACL injury with mild effusion. Been on rehab from past 6 weeks. Swelling have almost receded, how much more rest before return back to sports.
Protect 'til surgery: Hopefully you have an isolated acl tear. You should avoid impact aerobic activities and any cutting activities until your torn acl is reconstructed. Surgery can be performed as soon as your knee appears/feels happy- decreased swelling, return of motion and good quadriceps (thigh muscle) strength. This can be anywhere from several days to several weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below : The anterior crucial element ligament (ACL) is one of the primary stabilizers of the knee. When the ACL is torn, the knee can become quite unstable leading to difficulty participating in sports. Surgery for ACL tears typically involves replacing it with another ligament or tendon. ...Read more