ACL Surgical Procedure
Surgical reconstruction involves the following steps;
Where suitable donor material is not available or has been used before other parts of the body can be used as well as artificial ligaments.
Although the rehabilitation is quite strenuous, the results of treatment are very good with complete relief of symptoms in the vast majority of patient.
For most patients this procedure can be performed as a day case or overnight stay. Minimally invasive surgery combined with modern pain killing techniques (See anaesthesia) make this a straight forward procedure with a low incidence of problems and early return to work and activities