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A 25-year-old male asked:

Had acl revision surgery (patellar tendon) with a modified lemaire tenodesis. at 7 weeks post there's still significant swelling, can't hyperextend the knee, have between 130-140 degrees of flexion, and have just begun light gym work. this normal?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
The person to ask is the surgeon who knows what is normal in men like you he has operated on using procedure he used. Too many unknown variables to give an answer from here. Another good person to ask, maybe even better, is the Physical Therapist he prob referred you to. It is likely normal but I do not have all the facts.
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