When Can You Return to Sports After ACL Surgery? (Video)

When Can You Return to Sports After ACL Surgery? (Video)

Recently, we talked about stages of recovery after ACL surgery.  Now let’s talk about a topic that people are REALLY interested in (especially athletes who want to get back onto the fields of friendly strife), and that's how to decide when it’s ok to return to sports after your surgery.

In the following video on this topic, I cover:

Biology (vis a vis returning to sports after an ACL Surgery) #ACLRECOVERY

  1. "Weakening" phase
  2. Growing new cells

WHEN TO RETURN TO SPORTS #ACLRECOVERY

Before we return to sports:

  1. We want to trust knee
  2. We want it to be stronger than it was pre-surgery
  3. We want full and symmetric strength and range of motioN 

Watch the video below for the full skinny! 

This time on the Sports Medicine Minute with Dr. Bill Sterett, Dr. Sterett talks about your timeline for returning to sports after an ACL injury. #ACL #SportsMedicine


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On this episode of The Sports Medicine Minute, Dr. Sterett talks about a topic that people are REALLY interested in (especially athletes who want to get back onto the fields of friendly strife), and that's how to decide when it’s ok to return to sports after your ACL surgery. http://williamsterett.com/blog-dr-william-sterett/2016/3/25/when-can-you-return-to-sports-after-acl-surgery-video


  Dr. Sterett is the Head Physician for the U.S. Women's Ski Team. For more about Dr. Bill Sterett, visit www.drsterett.com

Dr. Sterett is the Head Physician for the U.S. Women's Ski Team. For more about Dr. Bill Sterett, visit www.drsterett.com

 Are you a female athlete dealing with a knee injury? Dr. Sterett has a new resource for you at www.thefemaleacl.com   

Are you a female athlete dealing with a knee injury? Dr. Sterett has a new resource for you at www.thefemaleacl.com

 

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