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What is the best way to restrengthen a knee that has undergone ACL surgeru?

What is the best way to restrengthen a knee that has undergone ACL surgeru?

See a Therapist: There are a number of exercises to do after ACL reconstruction. It is very important, however, to implement a program in a structured fashion. Doing the wrong exercises at the wrong time can endanger the repair. Many of theses exercises can be part of a home program but you must follow a protocol. Talk to your surgeon-- he should provide this for you after, or even before, surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best wa6 to restrengthen a knee that has undergine ACL surgery ?

What is the best wa6 to restrengthen a knee that has undergine ACL surgery ?

ACL exercises: If the rest of the knee is healthy then squats are the single best exercise to rebuild knee strength after an acl. ...Read more

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I have undergone an ACL replacemet surgery 3 months ago.I have been doing physiotheraphy for 2 & 1/2 months.I still get a pain in the back of the knee?

I have undergone an ACL replacemet surgery 3 months ago.I have been doing physiotheraphy for 2 & 1/2 months.I still get a pain in the back of the knee?

Not uncommon postop: Postoperative swelling within (effusion) and around the knee is not uncommon out to 3+ months after major acl reconstruction. It also depends upon the status of the remainder of your knee. Assuming the radiographs look fine, and no problems were noted at surgery, there should be nothing other then fluid pushing out via the back of the knee. The posterior aspect is more sensitive and pain is noted. ...Read more

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I have ACL torn ligament and i want to go to orthoscopic knee surgery .My question is which graft is best for me . And I am not a sportperson.

I have ACL torn ligament and i want to go to orthoscopic knee surgery .My question is which graft is best for me . And I am not a sportperson.

ACL: Since you are not a "sportsperson" the 1st question is do you even need surgery. Acl reconstructions are typically reserved for those involved in activities requiring pivoting or jumping as well as those who have instability outside those activities. As for the graft choices there are pluses and minuses with most data showing a preference for auto grafts (your tissue) in young patients (<40). ...Read more

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Will I have to get surgery on my knee if I tore my ACL?

Will I have to get surgery on my knee if I tore my ACL?

It depends.: If you are active in sports that involve running, twisting and pivoting on your leg, then you should give consideration to having surgery. Consult an experienced orthopedic knee surgeon to see which option is best for you. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to do surgery for reconstruction of Acl of knee ???

Is it necessary to do surgery for reconstruction of Acl of knee ???

Depends on ACL Tear: If you are 27 and athletic and have a significant tear, most people in the US would recommend an operative repair. However, depending on the tear and patient, some people do well with conservative management, or waiting. ...Read more

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Recovery time from ACL revision surgery on knee?

Recovery time from ACL revision surgery on knee?

8-9 months: An acl revision is seldom as simple as a first time acl reconstruction, so rehab would often be a bit more guarded. However, given good graft fixation, and a well-performed procedure, the expected recovery should be the same. Expect 6-12 weeks for return to daily activities and 8-9 months ideally before return to cutting sports. ...Read more

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How long before i can recommence training following ACL knee surgery?

How long before i can recommence training following ACL knee surgery?

It depends: It depends on how quickly you recover and what your surgeon says. What i say does not matter. ...Read more

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Difficulty bending knee after ACL surgery - is that supposed to happen?

Difficulty bending knee after ACL surgery - is that supposed to happen?

Very common : Very common you'll require extensive rehab treatments and it won't feel like your regular leg for at least a year. ...Read more