Dr. Johnson shares when a woman will regain her full range of motion following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery.
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Full range of motion on your knees is something your surgeons cannot tell you is very important to your outcome. So it is something you’re going to work on prehab, what do I mean by prehab? Pre-ACL surgery and we’re going to immediately focus on that after surgery. But in general our goal is to have full motion of the knee anywhere from four weeks to eight weeks after ACL surgery. So definitely by your eight-week mark after your ACL surgery, you should be able to walk in the doctor’s office without a limp.