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When Will Swelling Go Down After Acl Surgery
6 weeks or longer: Duration of swelling after ACL surgery is a function of several items including: 1. Duration and extent of rehabilitation efforts 2. Avoidance of patello-femoral overload during rehabilitation 3. Associated injury especially chondral injury at time of initial injury 4. Presence of associated meniscus injury resolution in 6 weeks is excellent but can last much longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Because an acl (anterior cruciate ligament) cannot heal itself on its own, an acl is "reconstructed" by placing a graft tendon substitute (from your own or donor cadaver tendon) placed into tunnels made in the original acl position, and fixed in place with screws, buttons, or other fixation device. The body then replaces the cells and structure of the graft over 6-8 months, ...Read more
Leg is significantly swelling and some purple on foot after ACL surgery. How long until the swelling goes down?
Some is expected...: How long has it been since your procedure? Pain and stiffness are expected to a certain degree in the recovery phases of acl reconstruction. If you had recent surgery i would suggest you continue rice, post-op exercises, and pt as directed. However, if this pain seems to be indicative of infection or DVT (due to time frame of surgery or any other symptoms) then contact your surgeon asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the typical time for knee swelling to go away after meniscus arthoscopic and ACL reconstruction surgery?
1-4 weeks: It sometimes depends on the type of reconstruction as well as bleeding within the joint. Because of this, it is difficult to predict the amount and duration. Most of these resolve as the body seals and starts to heal. The body also starts to absorb everything over the first month. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had an ACL surgery (type autograft) 23 days ago! swelling decreased a lot after 17 days, but past 5 days and so, swelling has increased !?
Tell your surgeon!: Acl surgery can cause swelling in the knee, especially in the early recovery. It is most important to work on regaining full extension over the next several days to weeks. The swelling should progressively improve as well. If you have calf swelling or pain, there is a small chance that you have developed a blood clot. Sometimes as you increase your rehab you will have a few days of swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: There are several possible causes so i would have the orthopedist evaluate the knee. ...Read more
6 weeks after ACL surgery, knee flexion is 90-100, extension lag is 30. Supra patellar swelling present. When can I get full flexion and extension?
Depends: Your Surgeon is in best position to tell you. Sometimes full range of motion is never achieved after surgery even with PT ...Read more
I've had ACL surgery couple years back, I'm now getting a lot of swelling, without twisting or damaging it in anyway, it is just constantly swollen ?
11 weeks since from mcl tear surgery and acl reconstruction started work again and am very having mild swelling with a tired feeling. is that normal?
ACL/MCL: Yes, early fatigue is normal because of lack of strength. It takes time for you to re-build stamina. It is always good to check in with your surgeon as well. ...Read more
Had an ACL surgery 6weeks back. There is still considerable supra patellar swelling. Extension lag is 30 deg. When I can get full extension?
ACL surgery: Following ACL surgery and bone patellar tendon bone (BPTB) autograft it is not unusual to have post operative swelling from the graft site. I am concerned that you have a 30 degree extension lag and I would consult with your surgeon to ensure that there has been no injury to the patella, patella tendon and that your brace (if you are using one) is not locked in a flexion setting. ...Read more
Hi ,I had a ACL surgery Patellar tendon (Autograft) on Mar26 which is closely 4months by now.Now I am noticing some swelling on the right knee.
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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