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A female asked:

I tore my acl (complete tear, patella tendon), mcl (minor tear, bioscrews and stitches), and meniscus (had to trim 1/3). how long before i can run?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: It varies somewhat based upon surgical preference, you certainly would want to clear it with your surgeon. all that being said, 12 weeks would be a general time frame in which one could often return to light jogging with those injuries/surgery.
Last updated Sep 22, 2014


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