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Offline jojo123

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ACL operation decision when to have it
« on: April 29, 2016, 01:40:10 PM »
I have decided to have an ACL hamstring reconstruction.  My dilemma is if to have it done before I go away in 10 weeks.  Would I be fit enough 8 weeks post operation to sit on a plane for 9.5 hours and do lots of walking while away for 12 days?

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Re: ACL operation decision when to have it
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2016, 03:09:59 PM »
Personally I'd wait especially if you can take the time off work post holiday

Perhaps discuss with your physiotherapist whether a support would be sensible while walking if the knee is unstable to avoid any potential damage to the knee, especially bony surfaces
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