ACL Bone-Patella-Bone Reconstruction

Rehab Protocol

Keys to a Successful Outcome

  • Crutches should be used after surgery until the patient feels safe walking without them.

  • Ice should be used liberally for the first two weeks

  • The graft construct/knee is weakest and most susceptible to failure about 6 weeks from surgery.  After that, it starts to heal in and become stronger.


*Brace may be removed for sleeping after first post-operative visit (day 7-10).  Crutches can be used until it is safe to walk without them.

Contact Information


145 Rosemary Street, Suite C

Needham Heights, MA  02494

Phone:  781-429-7700

Fax:  781-429-7701

Billing:  781-881-2189



Monday - Friday:   8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday:   By Appointment

Sunday:   Closed

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