PCL or Posterior Cruciate Ligament is the strongest ligament in the knee. The injury of the anterior cruciate ligament or ACL is more than the injury of PCL so that the injuries of PCL are commonly missed or left undiagnosed.
The common technique of PCL reconstruction involves grafting of the torn PCL with segments of the hamstring tendons. In some cases, a surgery is needed which involves the reconstruction of multiple ligaments at once, and in that cases, different graft materials may be used.
Over time, the graft heals and forms a new ligament with the remnant of the injured ligament. This may take as long as one year.
The rationale of PCL reconstruction treatment is to stabilize, a potentially unstable joint or an unstable joint. This Joint stabilization helps to decrease the difficulties caused due to the following conditions.
Mostly after the PCL reconstruction patients experience only mild a discomfort and most of the patients can go home the same day. Most of the patients walk comfortably at 2 weeks and can bear as much as weight on the leg after 6 weeks.
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