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Patella pop when bending my knee after ACL reconstruction. Worried?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Generally not.

The "pop" may be related to you breaking up some scar tissue, or it could be altered tracking of the kneecap, which should improve with physical therapy.

In brief: Generally not.

The "pop" may be related to you breaking up some scar tissue, or it could be altered tracking of the kneecap, which should improve with physical therapy.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Maybe

If this was a patellar tendon autograft might be related.
Otherwise can be scar tissue, graft impingement, cyclops lesion or damage to the graft or meniscus. Can also be related to the screws or fixation method for the graft. Gets complicated. See your dr.

In brief: Maybe

If this was a patellar tendon autograft might be related.
Otherwise can be scar tissue, graft impingement, cyclops lesion or damage to the graft or meniscus. Can also be related to the screws or fixation method for the graft. Gets complicated. See your dr.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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