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After having acl/mcl surgery how long should i continue to wear a knee brace while engaging in physical activity?

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Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 29 years experience
Ask Surgeon: This is a decision your surgeon should address since every case is unique. Only your surgeon knows how extensive the damage was and what had to be done to correct it. Some will recommend at least light compression indefinitely after the surgery while sometimes it is only a few weeks or months.

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Last updated Sep 18, 2017

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