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Can I still walk if I have a bad ACL tear?

Yes! An acl tear makes the knee unable to resist rotational movements that occur when you plan your knee and twist to the opposite side. However, walking and straight-forward running is not usually affected. Older literature describes deficiencies in walking, but that literature is outdated. Acl reconstructions are done to restore rotational and translational stability, not to restore walking. Read more...
ACL tear. Yes you can walk with a complete acl tear. It just bother you on uneven surfaces or a quick twist. Read more...

Knee injury wrestling, week later no pain bit of instability, can walk fine, coach thinks 2-3 grade ACL tear could that be possible without much pain?

Yes for sure! Believe it or not, after a person tears their ACL most all the pain can resolve between 1 to 4 weeks. The initial pain is from the ACL tearing and bleeding into the knee in addition to bone bruises that occur. These all cause initial pain, but as the swelling resides and the bone bruises resolve, a knee with a torn ACL can essentially be painless. This is why some people put it off ......Mistake! Read more...

Was at wedding dancing when leg either twisted or completely gave out. Can barely extend knee can't really walk ACL tear?

That or locked menis. A locked knee is more likely than an acl. An acl usually does not cause a locked knee. After an acl u can have full rom, but have a lot of early swelling, not so with a meniscus tear which is usually a bucket handle tear.C ur orth and the DX can b easily made. Read more...