Post Operative Care Of ACL Injury
After an athlete or a person is diagnosed with an ACL injury, the first decision made by the doctor is to repair the torn ACL ligament or restore the knee without surgery. If the doctor recommends the surgery, then the postoperative care is important for early recovery. The postoperative program depends on the determination of the patient, the level of swelling and pain, and the doctor’s knowledge of the normal biological healing process of the reconstructed ligament.
After surgery, rehabilitation plays an important role, which helps in the early recovery of the reconstructed ligament. The main is the rehabilitation program to focus on restoring flexibility and strengthen the muscles of the knee.