When can I lock my knee after ACL surgery?
Your key goals in the first few critical days and up to two weeks after ACL surgery include achieving and maintaining full extension of your knee and being able to fully lock your knee.
Can you play golf with an ACL tear?
You can play golf without an ACL, but you risk doing more damage to the surface cartilage, or meniscuses, found within the joint. As someone who has experienced life with and without an ACL, I would – from own my personal experiences – highly advise against playing golf if you’ve torn your ACL and haven’t undergone surgery to reconstruct it.
How soon can you play golf after a tummy tuck?
Depending on risks intraoperative issues how aggressive a golf player one is, most patients can play golf within a few days(2d: if just putting-7ds more involved) after surgery (wearing sunglasses, hat, taking drops); usually we will ask pts not to bend at the waist or lift heavy objects 5-7 days after surgery.
Can I return to sports after ACL surgery?
If you attempt to return to sports too soon after ACL surgery then you run the risk of tearing or re-injuring your new ACL… and since practicing a sport is among the most complex and demanding activities for the human body and in particular for the musculoskeletal system and joints.