INDICATIONS FOR SURGERY
|Operative treatment of an ACL tear is indicated when a patient has functional instability with activities of
daily living or when a patient wishes to return to cutting and twisting type sports. A desire to return to a high
risk manual labor occupation with climbing or work on uneven ground may also serve as an indication for surgery.
ACL reconstruction today has many meanings and involves a variety of choices. Go on to the issues section to learn more about these choices.