year old active skier sustained complete ACL tear after
skiing injury on 3/1. Physical exam revealed 3+ lachman
test, and 3+ pivot shift. MRI revealed complete rupture
of ACL. The patient wanted to do high intensity
strengthening pre-op and thus she was placed on ARP
strengthening for 10 sessions.
The patient was seen for her pre-op appointment on 4/13
and on exam was noted to have full ROM from 0 to 155
degrees as well as negative lachman and pivot shift
these unexpected findings, a repeat MRI was obtained
which showed an intact ACL.
Surgery has been
cancelled and the patient continues to do
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