Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Denver Orthopedic Surgeons: Don't Delay ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Don't delay anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Otherwise, it may bring even more problems. A study presented during the annual meeting of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in 2014 pointed out that the delay caused secondary meniscal and chondral injuries. Chronic treatments—meaning, waiting for more than three months before reconstruction—were found to aggravate the injury, among others.


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