In january it will be 8months until I have done my ACL surgery. Does my muscle need to be exactly like my other leg so I can resume playing soccer?
Not Exactly. There is only one doc to answer that question and that is the orthopedic surgeon. He knows exactly what he did and how long you should delay playing soccer. In general the muscles do not need to be the exact strength in both legs to play. Usually one starts playing gently if possible and gradually get more active over time. Just check with your surgeon please! recovering slowly to normal.
It's been 6months since my ACL surgery and I can't play soccer yet because my muscle isn't as strong my other. Does the muscle need to be 100% better?
ACL Healing. You don't need to be fully 100%, but you do need to be functional. You have to be strong enough to protect your knee. There are tests you can take out there to help determine if you are ready. http://drpetre.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/knee-sport-test.pdf. Read more...
I had ACL surgery 6 months ago and does my muscle on my leg have to be 100% better so I can resume playing soccer?
ACL Soccer Time. Your orthopaedic surgeon and you will have to decide when the right time to return is, but typically you do not need to be 100%. Read more...