ROM loss after ACLR linked to arthritis

By Terry Stanton

Prospective study wins 2011 Best Poster Award at AAOS Annual Meeting

The 2011 Best Poster Award went to a prospective study examining the link between the loss of normal knee range of motion (ROM) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) and the incidence of arthritic changes observed on radiographs. The authors found that patients who were able to obtain and maintain normal knee motion had a lower incidence of such changes than patients who lost knee motion.

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