How long is an acl, mcl, and meniscus surgery?

Depends. This depends on several factors such as type of graft used and whether the meniscus is repaired versus debrided. On average the surgery is 1.5 to 2 hours.

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Could you provide some information on dealing with MCL ACL and meniscus surgery?

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How come I can't bear weight on my leg even with crutches 5 days after an acl/mcl/meniscus surgery?

Lots of surgery. Usually weight bearing is allowed after ACl surgery, but depending on swelling and pain, you may not be able to bear weight. If the meniscus was repaired, weight bearing may not be allowed to reduce the stress on the meniscus repair. Again, an MCL reconstruction causes pain and swelling that may cause difficulty with weight bearing. Read more...

I tore my mcl, ACL and meniscus in jan and now im starting therapy to bend my knee will I be able to fully bend it again before surgery?

Maybe. Depends primarily on the size, type and location of the meniscal tear. The torn cartilage may block your motion or simply cause too much pain when trying to bend the knee. Read more...

I sprained my acl, meniscus, and mcl all at once. How long of a recovery time is that?

Knee ligaments. Severe injuries of the knee involving 2 ligaments & meniscus will require a few months to 6-8 months to recover depending unpinned the selected treatment . Non surgical care using a brace , NSAIDs and pt typically results in some recovery within 2-3 months . Surgery , to include acl reconstruction , partial menisectomy will require the longer quoted period of time. Read more...

Nwb 4 how long approx or not at all? After ACL recon, MCL repair, medial and lateral meniscus repair. Just approx I know everyone is different. Thanks

Enough. I personally had those surgeries (spare the mcl) and i was immediately wb... And then had to have my meniscus revised and then did non-wb in full extension for a month and it worked. Read more...
2 weeks. Usually it is non weightbearing for at least 2 weeks, you may need crutches fora litlle longer as you beging putting weight on the leg. Read more...

I tore my ACL (complete tear, patella tendon), MCL (minor tear, bioscrews and stitches), and meniscus (had to trim 1/3). How long before I can run?

Varies. It varies somewhat based upon surgical preference, you certainly would want to clear it with your surgeon. all that being said, 12 weeks would be a general time frame in which one could often return to light jogging with those injuries/surgery. Read more...