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Your knee just locked on you; what do you do? (the fickleness of the meniscus)

September 21, 2015


Four years ago I had an ACL reconstruction. That topic has proven to be one of the more popular on this site. What’s been lost in that with regards to my own surgery, is I also had a meniscus repair procedure. My ACL recovery has gone very well. My meniscus recovery hasn’t been as smooth. 20% […]

Rehab for ACL and meniscus surgery -Week 6

February 13, 2012


I saw my surgeon at the end of the 6 week mark. So far, so good. My x-rays came back solid and I passed the Lachmann test. Both very good signs. I was concerned about some popping I was having in the knee, but other people who had the surgery, as well as my surgeon, […]

ACL and meniscus surgery physical therapy- Week 5

February 6, 2012


Post-op Day 29-35 (Week 5) Routine schedule: Day 29: ROM, Proprioception, Strength Day 30: ROM, Conditioning, Proprioception Day 31: ROM, Proprioception, Strength Day 32: ROM, Conditioning, Proprioception Day 33 ROM, Proprioception, Strength Day 34: ROM, Conditioning, Proprioception Day 35: ROM   Crutches -Eliminated   Bracing -Only while sleeping to insure I don’t bend my leg […]

ACL and meniscus repair rehab: Days 12-15

January 13, 2012


This was originally supposed to be days 11-14, however, I wasn’t able to see my surgeon until day 12. Thus, this turned into days 12-15. Day 12 brought about some big changes in the rehab. Most noticeably the ability to BEND MY DAMN LEG! I had some x-rays taken to examine the reconstruction and make […]