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Is rehab needed before ACL surgery?

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Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery
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Yes.! this is helpful to reduce edema swelling , improve range of motion , some strength and educate on future anticipated rehabilitation after reconstruction .
It is always important for the patient to do prescribed home exercises in between their outpatient supervised therapy sessions to achieve the best surgical outcome . Good luck thank you.

In brief: See below

Yes.! this is helpful to reduce edema swelling , improve range of motion , some strength and educate on future anticipated rehabilitation after reconstruction .
It is always important for the patient to do prescribed home exercises in between their outpatient supervised therapy sessions to achieve the best surgical outcome . Good luck thank you.
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Dr. Peter Tomasello
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Dr. Sharat Kusuma
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Yes.

You should work on rehab and make sure you have full range of motion of the knee prior to undergoing acl reconstruction.

In brief: Yes.

You should work on rehab and make sure you have full range of motion of the knee prior to undergoing acl reconstruction.
Dr. Sharat Kusuma
Dr. Sharat Kusuma
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Dr. Daniel Hampton
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: If need motion

Rehab before acl surgery can be helpful if the knee is swollen and stiff.
Having a good range of motion before surgery is helpful afterwards and makes rehab easier. It's also helpful to meet your therapist ahead of time so you're ready to go after the surgery.

In brief: If need motion

Rehab before acl surgery can be helpful if the knee is swollen and stiff.
Having a good range of motion before surgery is helpful afterwards and makes rehab easier. It's also helpful to meet your therapist ahead of time so you're ready to go after the surgery.
Dr. Daniel Hampton
Dr. Daniel Hampton
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