Archives for ACL Surgery

4 Big ACL Prehab Exercises and Goals Before Your Surgery!

Once the decision is made to have ACL surgery it is very important to prepare your knee for surgery! Commonly referred to as ACL Prehab! The benefits of ACL prehab are significant. Research studies have shown that athletes who completed their ACL Prehab were on average able to advance their post surgery recovery faster than those people who did not perform knee rehabilitation before surgery. The decision to have ACL surgery is optional of course and we would recommend that you
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The Best Ways To Sleep After ACL Surgery?

The best ways to sleep after ACL surgery is very much dependent on what works best for you Sleep disturbance after ACL surgery is very common and can very from person to person. Below we highlight some tips on the best way to sleep after ACL surgery. This of course is not just talking about the sleeping position itself but also what sort of discomfort you are likely to experience following on from an ACL reconstruction and what measures you
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7 Key Tips to Reduce Pain and Swelling After Your ACL Surgery

Reducing swelling will get you moving faster after ACL surgery and will help you achieve full knee extension which is critical to the success of your recovery! A question that if often asked by a person who has undergone a knee reconstruction is how do I reduce knee swelling after ACL surgery? Knee swelling after ACL surgery is common and it is very important that your treatment and rehabilitation includes measures to reduce swelling. Applying the appropriate protocols and learning how
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Do you really need ACL reconstruction surgery?

While in many cases a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament will require a complete ACL reconstruction to repair the graft, there are also some instances where an individual may have the option to attempt non-surgical rehabilitation instead of inserting a new ACL graft as their best way forward. The decision to not have a torn ACL surgically repaired should be assessed in consideration of all the facts...
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