After surgery, you will be transported to the recovery room for close
observation of your vital signs and circulation. You may remain in the
recovery room for a few hours.
When you leave the hospital, your knee will be covered with a bandage,
and you may be instructed to walk with the assistance of crutches. You
also may be instructed to ice or elevate your knee.
Your surgeon will likely provide further details regarding postoperative
care for your specific procedure.
Steps for rehabilitation following a mensicus repair or an ACL procedure
vary from physician to physician. To learn what activities will be involved
in your own rehabilitation, consult your orthopedic specialist.