Dr. Bates explains if a woman can still wear high heels after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.
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There is thought to be some problems with several incidents with some pain wearing a heel after an ACR reconstruction but more likely, it’s related to the use of a bone graft on the anterior part of the knee called the patellar tendon which takes a bit of that tendon in conjunction with a bone plug from both the tibia and the patella to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament. That may be more related to the anterior knee discomfort that you may see after an ACR reconstruction on a female especially with the use of a high heel.
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