Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Follow-up

Updated: Nov 29, 2021
  • Author: Jawad Bhatti, MD; Chief Editor: Consuelo T Lorenzo, MD  more...
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  • The most common complication after posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) surgery is residual knee laxity. The most common symptom of patients with chronic PCL laxity is aching in the knee when walking long distances and pain when going up or down stairs or when squatting. [29]


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  • For excellent patient education resources, see eMedicineHealth's patient education article Knee Injury.