A 34-year-old member asked:
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what exactly does it mean if i "tore" my acl but have no pain?

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Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL tear: Most acl tears hurt immediately after the injury but then the pain goes away. A torn acl often presents with no pain but rather knee instability. If you tore your acl months/years ago, it probably does not hurt anymore. That doesn't necessarily mean that your acl has healed.
Answered on Jul 1, 2013

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