All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ACL recovery’

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What Is the Recovery Process for ACL Surgery?

As an outpatient procedure, reconstructive surgery is often the most straightforward part of recovering from an ACL tear. Patients go home that same day once the anesthesia wears off. The recovery period takes several months and often starts the same week as the surgery. Following the advice of your surgeon and physical therapist can help your recovery go as smoothly …

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Making Your ACL Stronger After Surgery

An ACL tear means extensive surgery and recovery. While mobility might be limited for several months, the good news is that you can make a full recovery and maybe even make it stronger. Through a combination of rest, physical therapy, and a proper diet, you can expect to make a full recovery. Load Management One of the most important parts …

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