Torn ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear) Center

The anterior cruciate ligament helps to prevent the top and bottom of the knee from sliding back and forth. Symptoms and signs of a torn ACL include knee pain and swelling. Treatment of a torn ACL depends upon the health of the patient and the patient's expectations and willingness to undertake extensive physical therapy. Rehabilitation after surgical repair of an ACL tear may take more than nine months. Read more: Torn ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear) Article

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/20/2018

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