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Is the anterior cruciate ligament tear surgery is painful?

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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes (to an extent)

Any surgery will cause post-operative pain.
There will also be discomfort with the therapy that is required after the procedure. Different patients have different pain thresholds, but usually, the pain post-operatively isn't so bad (from the feedback i've gotten from my patients who have had the surgery).

In brief: Yes (to an extent)

Any surgery will cause post-operative pain.
There will also be discomfort with the therapy that is required after the procedure. Different patients have different pain thresholds, but usually, the pain post-operatively isn't so bad (from the feedback i've gotten from my patients who have had the surgery).
Dr. James Cunnar
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Dr. Justin Esterberg
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Some pain expected

Most patients tolerate the acl reconstruction well.
Yes it does cause some pain but only for a short period of time... This type of surgery is done as an outpatient typically and the anesthesiologist will numb up the leg well prior to the procedure which minimizes the initial postoperative pain.

In brief: Some pain expected

Most patients tolerate the acl reconstruction well.
Yes it does cause some pain but only for a short period of time... This type of surgery is done as an outpatient typically and the anesthesiologist will numb up the leg well prior to the procedure which minimizes the initial postoperative pain.
Dr. Justin Esterberg
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes some

All surgery has some pain as it is an insult to the body.
It is short lived and controlled by oral meds easily. U wear a brace so u r comfortable. Worth it!

In brief: Yes some

All surgery has some pain as it is an insult to the body.
It is short lived and controlled by oral meds easily. U wear a brace so u r comfortable. Worth it!
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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