Possible acl tear but knee feels eighty percent week after accident. Possible misdiagnosis?

Patient : I am 8 days past a possible acl tear, had an MRI and the doctor confirmed it was an acl tear. Around day two after the accident I was walking with a slight limp and now at 8 days I feel like I could just about go for a run. I have almost all range of motion and swelling is down to a minimal level and am experiencing minimal pain. I am wondering if this is common after an acl tear or is it possible that I did not tear the acl? Should I get a second opinion before I schedule surgery?
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I keep having panic attacks and i keep getting sharp pains in my chest and sharp pains are all the time

Q: I'm having a hair transplant procedure in 9 days. Last night I ended up at a party and drank and did 3 lines. Should ...

Q: I am 33 years old and have had trouble sleeping for many years, often taking well over an hour to sleep and then waki...

Q: Dear Sir/Madam I would like to enquire about a problem I've been having for three months now. In mid November I ...

Q: I have a rash on my shin it's randomly itchy but doesn't hurt it looks like it's getting bigger every couple of days

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews