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will an ACL injury prevent my ability to travel abroad

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schechter
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: If the knee is stable and you can walk comfortably, no. If the knee is painful, swollen, unstable, etc. It could put a damper on an active trip. Sur ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Difficult: It is difficult to actually prevent an acl tear. We have studies that show some small benefit from plyometrics and prevention exercises, but overall t ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ATC or PT: Consult a local athletic trainer or physical therapist , who can provide you with such a program.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your PT or onlin: You can go on line and find a trainor or physical therapist who can put you through acl prevention programme which was created by santa monica orthpe ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Shybut
16 years experience Sports Medicine
NM/agility training: Exercise programs that develop neuromuscular coordination, proper jump landing, core strength, proprioception (limb/body position sense), agility have ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Neuromuscular traini: Research has shown that the incidence of non-contact ACL injury can be reduced anywhere from 20% to 80% by engaging in regular neuromuscular training ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Quad strengthening: Make sure she stretches and warms up prior to play.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Kercher
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends on what activities you are trying to get back to. Should be walking without crutches 2-4 wks after surgery. Typically 6-8 months for full r ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Its not too late.: Its not too late to have it repaired. Studies have shown that those who have surgery right away are more prone to problems with stiffness and scar for ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hopefullly you have: Noticed that your knee is more stable now that you are a year out. Thiis stability is important to protect the knee and improve function. It is possi ... Read More

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