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acl graft tear symptoms

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
ACL Surgery: Swelling, pain within the knee, locking within the knee, lack of motion, pivoting. ACL reconstruction surgery does not repair the damaged ligament, it ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple potential causes. Sometimes there can some degree of scar tissue from the injury and surgery that can break apart as the knee is t ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Follow protocol: I would not "worry" about it, but I definitely would follow your postoperative instructions carefully.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
I would be concerned: Worry yes.i would suggest a repeat MRI to verify condition of the graft. You do not say if meniscus has been repaired. That also a concern. Orthopedic ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: Recurrent pain, swelling, and/or the sensation of it giving way can all be signs of a tear of your graft, although there are many other possibilities ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Would love 2 help U-: -but the question does not make sense. What does ACL lose graft mean? Please try again. That's the only way 2 get an answer.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Torn: It means that the graft is probably torn. You need to see your orthopedic surgeon.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-12 wks post-op: Once you are out from arthroscopic acl surgery 6-8 wks . The weak link is no longer the graft fixation points( interference scews, buttons, posts , ' ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL: Typically a significant increase in pain, swelling, and instability or decrease in range of motion are signs of some issue in the knee. To determine i ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Laxity: If your acl reconstruction is stretched you may again be experiencing instability and giving way in your knee. This is called laxity. You should hav ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Siegel
42 years experience Sports medicine
Acl knee: The middle third of the patella tendon, the ttendon below the knee cap, is taken with bone on each end one from the patella and the other from the tib ... Read More
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