Should I get an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction as soon as possible?

If you rupture your ACL surgery is a common option but is it the correct approach and if it is how long should you wait till you have it done?

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  • Rahardja, R., Zhu, M., Love, H., Clatworthy, M. G., Monk, A. P., & Young, S. W. (2019). Rates of revision and surgeon-reported graft rupture following ACL reconstruction: early results from the New Zealand ACL Registry. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 1-9.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).