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What is the worst part of the ACL and meniscus surgery?

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In brief: Rehabilitation

Going to rehab and doing the exercises.
The surgery is pretty easy and painless.

In brief: Rehabilitation

Going to rehab and doing the exercises.
The surgery is pretty easy and painless.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Scott Roethle
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Rehab and therapy

You will likely be asleep, or well anesthetized with a spinal/epidural, during the surgical procedure, which is straight-forward and has minimal risk.
Most of these patients will recieve a nerve block for post-op pain control that helps for 12-24 hrs, plus oral pain medications. You may be in a brace and you may need extensive physical therapy for post-op rehab of your injury and surgical repair.

In brief: Rehab and therapy

You will likely be asleep, or well anesthetized with a spinal/epidural, during the surgical procedure, which is straight-forward and has minimal risk.
Most of these patients will recieve a nerve block for post-op pain control that helps for 12-24 hrs, plus oral pain medications. You may be in a brace and you may need extensive physical therapy for post-op rehab of your injury and surgical repair.
Dr. Scott Roethle
Dr. Scott Roethle
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