ACL Reconstruction


 

Diet: Regular as tolerated


Medication: Vicodin 1 to 2 tablets every 4-6 hours as needed Advil, Motrin or Aleve as directed


Weight bearing: As tolerated with knee brace and crutches


Dressing: Remove in 5 days


Shower: Keep dressing dry for 5 days


Exercises: Ankle pumps, Quadricep sets, Knee flexion, Straight leg raises as instructed


Ice: Use ice packs daily for 20 minutes 3 times per day (do not place ice directly on skin)


Brace: Use brace for 2 weeks with sleeping and ambulation


Follow-up: Please follow up in the office in approximately one week after surgery


Call office if you experience: uncontrollable pain, fevers >101, numbness or tingling, excessive bleeding or drainage from surgical area, nausea/vomiting, or with any questions

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Drew Stein MD, PLLC
57 W 57th St, 15th Floor
Midtown West

New York, NY 10019
Phone: 646-328-3945
Fax: 212-289-0171
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