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ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Expert Knee Surgeons in Orange County, CA

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are very common knee injuries, particularly among athletes who play pivoting sports at high speed, such as soccer, football, and basketball. The ACL is the main stabilizer to knee motion, and also serves a prominent role in rotational stability. A torn ACL can occur after a non-contact injury, typically resulting in significant pain, swelling, and is often associated with an audible “pop” or a tearing sensation within the knee. After an ACL injury, patients will have tenderness, difficulty moving the knee, and a sense of instability. Meniscus and cartilage injuries can also occur simultaneously with an injury to the ACL.

At Newport Orthopedic Institute, our board-certified orthopedic knee surgeons are experts at treating knee injuries and giving you back your mobility. We have sub-specialists who are experienced in handling complex ligament reconstruction of the knees, including the ACL. The treatment for ACL tears is individualized, depending on each patient’s activity level, age & severity of their injury. Unfortunately, surgery is a common treatment for ACL injuries in active patients because the ACL does not routinely heal on its own. Additionally, instability resulting from an ACL tear may lead to an injury to the meniscus in which can increase the chance of osteoarthritis of the knee. Our orthopedic knee surgeons utilize the most advanced ligament reconstruction technology to help patients restore function and mobility.

Surgery to Treat an ACL Tear

ACL reconstruction surgery replaces the torn ligament with a substitute graft from the patient’s own hamstring, patellar tendon, quadriceps tendon or cadaver tissue. ACL reconstruction is performed arthroscopically which is a minimally invasively outpatient procedure.

Your orthopedic surgeon at Newport Orthopedic Institute will prescribe physical therapy to help improve range of motion and restore function after ACL reconstruction.

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  • Knee Scope Without Reconstruction "Everything from Staff to the doctor himself, the ease of moving in and out of the hospital and the kindnesses of staff from the scheduler through to the nurses." Provider: Alan H Beyer MD
  • Knee Scope Without Reconstruction "Dr. Beyer is an excellent surgeon. Terrific staff that follows up and answers your questions." Provider: Alan H Beyer MD
  • Total Knee Replacement "Everything is explained well, options are gone over thoroughly. All the staff is very knowledgeable. Dr. Caillouette and Cara PA are patient and answers all questions - Cara is very friendly too!" Provider: James T Caillouette MD
  • Knee Scope With Reconstruction "Dr was very confident about his skills. The team didn't seem to be consistent with in information especially on the DME usage and or post op instructions" Provider: David S Gazzaniga MD
  • Knee Scope Without Reconstruction "Dr Petrie was professional & very down to earth and cared greatly for me. Karri had all the information I needed and answered all my questions. The whole team is great. The whole team at the surgery center wonderful. Thank you." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Knee Scope With Reconstruction "Dr. Gazzaniga was very reassuring and made me feel very comfortable." Provider: David S Gazzaniga MD
  • Total Knee Replacement "I appreciated that the staff did not treat me like an old lady. They were friendly and kept that feeling of caring through their actions." Provider: Alan H Beyer MD
  • Total Knee Replacement "The attention and care provided by Dr. James Caillouette was amazing." Provider: James T Caillouette MD
  • Knee Scope With Reconstruction "Dr. Petrie gave a very positive and clear outlook. My recovery was excellent after surgery!" Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Total Knee Replacement "Everything seemed to be covered thereby providing a sense of confidence that things would turn out right. All the staff at Newport Orthopedic and Hoag seemed to be good at what they do and were nice people." Provider: James T Caillouette MD
  • Total Knee Replacement "This was my fourth implant surgery, but the first one with Dr. Cailloutte. Team Cailloutte is the best." Provider: James T Caillouette MD
  • Total Knee Replacement "My experience with Dr. Beyer, his office staff and surgical team has been excellent! I have been impressed with the level of care, and genuine concern that Dr. Beyer has demonstrated from my diagnosis, to my surgery, and as I continue with recovery!" Provider: Alan H Beyer MD
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