Recovering from any surgical procedure can be challenging both mentally and physically, but if you are prepared with the right information about how to actively participate in the healing process, you can recover more quickly. In addition to taking proactive steps, an important part of a fast recovery is knowing what not to do. Continue reading “4 Things To Avoid During ACL Surgery Recovery”
Like any other surgery, knee surgery results in pain and inflammation that can cause discomfort for the patient. The more quickly the healing process happens, the faster you can reduce or eliminate these undesirable effects. Fortunately, it is possible to expedite knee surgery recovery with cold compression therapy.
The efficacy of cold compression therapy is well proven. In the case of knee surgery recovery, the combination of these two therapies has the following effects: Continue reading “Expedite Your Knee Surgery Recovery with Cold Compression Therapy”
One of the most common sports injuries is a torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL. In fact, according to the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association, there are almost 3000 ACL repair procedures performed each year in New Zealand.
This particular injury can happen in a broad range of sports to both male and female athletes. Although not all types of ACL injuries require surgery, the most serious tears do. The speed of ACL surgery recovery depends on a number of factors including the intensity of the injury, the health of the athlete prior to surgery, and the recovery strategies employed. Continue reading “Six ACL Surgery Recovery Strategies”