Risks Of Acl Surgery

Knee pain, stiffness, and weakness, poor healing of the graft, and failure to achieve symptom relief are some of the ACL reconstruction risks. Phillip DePaola, Physician Assistant with Miami Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, says 50% of the success of the procedure is what doctors do and 50% is what the patient does. "We want them moving their need early to prevent scar tissue buildup in the knee."

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