This is the report for day 3 – 6 post ACL reconstruction surgery recovery: Day 3 Pain – 7/10 Mobility – 3/10 Life has pretty much settled into a routine. Because the pain from the leg acts up each time I walk, I try to minimise walking.
Post-Op Recovery Archive
Pain – 8/10 Mobility – 1/10 Hospital life starts early at 7am, and the nurse on medical round came to give me my pain killers. At 9am, the physio came to tell me that I was to go up to learn how to use the crutches
Clindamycin – Antibiotics Omeprazole – For Gastric to protect the stomach from the powerful antibiotics Paracetamol – Pain Killers (mild for mild pain) Tramadol – Pain Killers (strong for severe pain)
The following was taken from ACL reconstruction surgery post-op instructions given to me by Singapore General Hospital. Knee Brace The straps of the knee brace should be tightened so as to ensure that the brace does not slip when walking. It should be worn continuously for the