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What are all the benefits of having a PCL reconstruction surgery vs just leaving it alone?
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Dr. Allen Lu
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Quite variable
A PCL partially heals in a slightly looser position.
Some patients have minimal difficulty with a PCL tear while others have instability sensations and weak push-off strength. Still others have rotational instability. Because of this, the PCL discussion needs to be personalized to your specific situation. This should really be addressed with a PCL sports medicine specialist.

In brief: Quite variable
A PCL partially heals in a slightly looser position.
Some patients have minimal difficulty with a PCL tear while others have instability sensations and weak push-off strength. Still others have rotational instability. Because of this, the PCL discussion needs to be personalized to your specific situation. This should really be addressed with a PCL sports medicine specialist.
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu
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In brief: Up to You
As the posterior cruciate ligament PCL treatment is some what controversial , PCL (along with other ligaments ) keep joint stable, resists tibia being pushed posteriorly, femur sliding anteriorly , after PCL repair will have less pain, swelling heal faster than non operated patients and go to full activity quicker.

In brief: Up to You
As the posterior cruciate ligament PCL treatment is some what controversial , PCL (along with other ligaments ) keep joint stable, resists tibia being pushed posteriorly, femur sliding anteriorly , after PCL repair will have less pain, swelling heal faster than non operated patients and go to full activity quicker.
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