Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Other treatment for
anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries includes
physical rehabilitation (rehab) to:
- Restore function and stability in the
- Strengthen muscles around the knee.
- Protect the
ACL and your knee joint from further injury.
- Allow you to return to
most activities that you did before the injury. If rehab is done
without surgery, the knee might not be stable during some
You may choose to treat an ACL injury with rehab
alone. If you have surgery, rehab will also be part of your
treatment. For more information, see Physical Rehabilitation for ACL Injuries.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
April 04, 2011
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