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How long are you on crutches for after acl revision surgery using a patella tendon graft? and what is rehab like after revision surgery?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Although it varies, most patients progress to weight bearing as tolerated in a brace over an approximate 2 week period and rehab with the goal of returning to full activity over approximately 12 weeks. Each case is different, I would discuss your specific case with your surgeon.
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