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How to ease back into running after ACL surgery?

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Dr. Bruce Prager
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Running`

I usually tell my acl patients to wait 3 months before running.
They usually have been on a bike for at least 6-8 weeks by that time. You should ease into it by running a block or two and then walking a block. Most patients can get back to running fairly quickly at that point. Always listen to your knee especially if it swells.

In brief: Running`

I usually tell my acl patients to wait 3 months before running.
They usually have been on a bike for at least 6-8 weeks by that time. You should ease into it by running a block or two and then walking a block. Most patients can get back to running fairly quickly at that point. Always listen to your knee especially if it swells.
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