Pain in knee, not enough strength to run. Had ACL rupture. Exercise?
I am 26 yrs old lady. My right knee ACL got completely ruptured in Dec 2010, few days later i got operated for ACL reconstruction. things were fine for 2 months and then i was diagnosed with severe infection in the knee. Doctors removed the reconstructed ACL and i underwent multiple knee washout operations for removing the infection. it took me almost 1 yr to regain the strength to walk properly again. today, i walk comfortably without any ACL ligament in my knee. But i feel constant slight pain always in and around the knee. i don t feel enough strength in my knee/ leg to support running. Can you please suggest any exercises/ medication/ rehabilitation courses to make me run again?
you should depend on your muscles of lower limbs to substitute ACL .make strengthening exercises and stretching EX for lower limb and balancing ex .if you over weight you should decrease your weight.you should follow up with physiotherapist
Answered: Sun, 16 Sep 2012
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