A 20-year-old female asked:
it's been 6months since my acl surgery and i can't play soccer yet because my muscle isn't as strong my other. does the muscle need to be 100% better?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Acl: No it does not have i be 100% but at least 75% compared to your other leg would be good. You can request an isokinetic (cybex) test to determine what your strength level is. If your leg is not strong enough you run the risk of injuring the graft.
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Last updated Feb 10, 2017
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