Acl Repair Surgery Time

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Zero to Two Weeks After ACL Surgery

You may need someone to help you when you first go home from ACL surgery and expect to be out of work a few days to a few weeks, depending on how physically demanding your job is.

For the first couple weeks after surgery you will need to rest and care for the incision site.

Move Around: Two to Four Weeks After ACL Surgery

About two weeks after surgery, you will be able to start putting some weight on your knee. Your doctor will probably fit you for a knee brace to wear for a few weeks.

You will also begin physical therapy between two and four weeks after surgery.

Rehabilitation: Two to Six Months After ACL Surgery

Rehabilitation is a vital part of your ACL recovery and is essential to getting back to regular physical activity. Your program can last anywhere from two months to six months or longer. Your doctor will help you find a program that is suited to your recovery goals.

Physical therapy programs include basic programs to help you regain strength and stability, injury-specific programs, or sport-specific programs.

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