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Hello, Had an acl reconstruction with hamstring 1.5 years ago. skied yesterday and today knee is painful going up/down stairs. not swollen. retorn?

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Dr. Scott Graham
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Likely not..

The only way you can re-tear an ACL is with an injury that you will compare to the first time you tore the ACL.
It is not uncommon for someone even at a year out to have some pain after athletics. Remember, you likely have not skied since prior to the surgery so this is a new stress on your knee. If a knee swells it is a bad sign; yours in not so don't worry, but see your MD if it persists.

In brief: Likely not..

The only way you can re-tear an ACL is with an injury that you will compare to the first time you tore the ACL.
It is not uncommon for someone even at a year out to have some pain after athletics. Remember, you likely have not skied since prior to the surgery so this is a new stress on your knee. If a knee swells it is a bad sign; yours in not so don't worry, but see your MD if it persists.
Dr. Scott Graham
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Dr. Kevin Watson
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Probably not

Without an accident or acute event, then it is not likely retorn.
It is more likely some inflammation from the increased activity of skiing.

In brief: Probably not

Without an accident or acute event, then it is not likely retorn.
It is more likely some inflammation from the increased activity of skiing.
Dr. Kevin Watson
Dr. Kevin Watson
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