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Had undergone a legament tear surgery- ACL reconstruction and screw implant. Suggest precaution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:How can i help you?
User:hello dr XXXXXXX
User:Just wanted to know tips about post surgery of ACL tear
User:Have undergone a legament tear surgery- ACL reconstruction and screw implant
User:on last friday
User:10 days completed of the surgery
User:still walking with the walker, cant walk without support...
User:arthroscopic surgeon adviced that tomorrow they will clear the stitches and advice about way ahead .. may be physio exercise
Doctor:Yes. That's right.
User:request you to advice in such cases is there a 100% recovery which we can expect or something else? have done surgery through XXXXXXX hospital ahmedabad
Doctor:Doctors advice upto 2 weeks of imbolisation.
Doctor:Physiotherapy aids in preventing joint stiffness and helps you to get back to normal walking.
User:doctor adviced that for 3 months I cant drive a vehicle specially 2 wheelers
Doctor:Now at this point without an opportunity to examine your knee
Doctor:It is difficult to predict how your knee is doing now.
Doctor:Follow the advise given by your doctors is only thing I can suggest for now.
Doctor:Complete recovery is expected to happen.
User:its still paining. however doctor said before 4 days while i went for dressing that knee is OK and there is no problem
Doctor:You need to discuss about it with your orthopedic during your follow ups.
Doctor:Pain can be due to the surgery or due to immobilisation too.
User:but according to your experience, such surgeries gets fully recovered or depends?
Doctor:If it's still paining significantly you may need a stronger painkillers.
User:am taking 4 different medicines which includes painkillers.. its not significant but while i try for mobilisations it pains on knee..
Doctor:I am a general physician and do not deal with such cases.
Doctor:If you wish to get a personalised opinion
Doctor:I suggest you to post your concern in the form of a query to one of the orthopedician through Ask a doctor portal.
User:sure. this should be helpful.. thanks
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for not.
User:thank you
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