Here are some examples of exercises for your ACL. Start each
exercise slowly. Ease off the exercise if you start to have pain.
Your doctor or physiotherapist will tell you when you can start these
exercises and which ones will work best for you.
Note: Do this exercise only if you have very little pain; if you
have no clicking, locking, or giving way in the injured knee; and if it does
not hurt while you are doing 8 to 12 repetitions.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be
sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having
problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of
the medicines you take.
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Current as of:
May 23, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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