By Rewat Laxman Submitted On April 25, 2018
Arthroscopic ACL surgical treatment is done to repair a partially or completely torn anterior cruciate ligament(ACL). ACL wounds account for about 40% of all sporting injuries and can lead to long-term pain and instability. There are two types of ACL knee surgery commonly performed depending on the severity of the damage, ACL repair surgery or an ACL reconstruction.
In most cases, ACL knee surgery is performed arthroscopically these days. Through Small holes, a special camera and Surgical tools are inserted into the knee in this Arthroscopic surgical process.
It is usually referred to as “keyhole surgery”. The big advantage is that the surgeon can assess the joint and repair any injuries without fully opening the joint. This speeds up recovery due to less trauma to the knee.
What Is An ACL Injury?
Arthroscopic ACL surgery is recommended when there is significant damage to the ACL.