This topic is dependent on a few factors. First, is this the 1st reconstruction? Most athletes will return to actual competitive play within 9 months, some a little less and others up to a year.
It seems like we hear more and more about ACL tears, who is most at risk and is there anything that can be done to prevent this injury?
Anterior cruciate ligament injuries are on the rise – mostly due to the dramatic increase in participation in athletics. The largest increase in sports participation is among female athletes