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A 30-year-old member asked:

Should be still feeling pain in your knee months post acl reconstruction?

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Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Luanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Not typically: Usually, the pain from surgery is one after the first few weeks. Pain after this period is more commonly associated with hamstring and pes tendinitis. This comes from quad weakness and poor quad control after surgery which takes time, effort, and patience to correct. Some patients can do this on their own with surgeon direction, others need formal physical therapy.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Acl pain: Sometimes you can still have pain however if it is a concern may need to have another mri.
Last updated Aug 26, 2012

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