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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: If instability or pain recurs, should check in with your surgeon.
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Dr. Gary Lawson
21 years experience Anesthesiology
ACL: Yes, damage could have occurred, but quite unlikely.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: It is fairly uncommon for a person to tear up an acl reconstruction, although it can happen. Most reconstructed acl reconstructions are considerably ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Acl failure: Acl graft can fail for many reasons. Usually it's a repeat injury. Other reasons can be discussed with an orthopedic surgeon.
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Dr. Theodore Shybut
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Complex topic: Traumatic re-rupture is most common cause of acl graft failure. Failed surgical result can be due to: non-anatomic position of the graft or residual l ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need better question: I am not sure what you are asking.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Technical reasons: Less then optimal position of the graft in the femur and tibia can result in loss of motion, laxity and failure then again you tore the one you were ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Shybut
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Complex topic: Traumatic re-rupture is most common cause of acl graft failure. Failed surgical result can be due to: non-anatomic position of the graft or residual l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stable knee: An acl reconstruction that heals well should provide you with a stable knee. Other variables such as the status of your knee joint cartilage and espec ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Klitzman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Multiple options: ACL's are most commonly reconstructed today. There has not been a lot of success with repairing the torn ligament. Most commonly reconstructions are d ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Cullen
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes there are: Depending on how active you are, there are other alternatives.... Obviously if you are very active, surgery to repair the injury is the first choice. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL surgery: You will likely be on crutches for 1-3 weeks. You will likely be enrolled in a rehab or physical therapy program. You will likely use a brace to pro ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: In general, it is okay to shower. Each surgeon has his/her own preferences, so i would go by your surgeon's instructions. I generally let my patients ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Overview: Initially, most of your activity is done in physical therapy. Swimming and exercise cycle are two activities you can do early, followed by the Stairma ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rehab: Acl surgery is usual done as an outpatient. Pain is controlled with ice, medications, and anesthesia pain pumps. Half the battle for success is a go ... Read More

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