A torn ACL reconstruction is typically performed as an outpatient surgery. A tendon from around the patient’s knee or a donor tendon is used to reconstruct/make a new ACL to replace the torn ligament. This is the most common treatment for tears to the ACL. The most common
ACL surgery risks are similar to those of most outpatient surgeries and typically include infection, stiffness, and pain.
Physically therapy will be required to help the patient regain movement, strength, and balance. The skilled team at Texas Orthopaedic Associates specializes in torn ACL surgery as well as ACL physical therapy. Please call us today to speak with us about surgery and recovery options.