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

Updated: Oct 21, 2016
  • Author: Jawad Bhatti, MD; Chief Editor: Consuelo T Lorenzo, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Complications

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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. [27]

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Patient Education

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

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