PT Inquest Episode 158: Knee Function 6 Months After ACLR

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Historically is has been typical to expect to return from an ACL reconstruction around 6 months after surgery. We know know that such suggestions are not very well founded. What can a study with over 3500 subjects tell us about how these athletes typically look at this time point?

Only one patient out of five achieves symmetrical knee function 6 months after primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Cristiani R, Mikkelsen C, Forssblad M, Engström B, Stålman A.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Feb 18. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05396-4. [Epub ahead of print]

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