Question - Loose Screw? (ACL Reconstruction)

by Lauren

I am 7 months post-op (ACL Reconstruction) and am starting to train again in competitive sports. I am experiencing the "normal" pain, stiffness, etc. that comes with the territory but have recently noticed a sharp pain on the medial side of my knee, close to the scar. It is very tender to touch and hurts when I straighten my legs, in a push up position, or don't have some kind of support under my knee when sitting.

Could this be caused by the screw? If so, would it help to have it taken out? I've heard the removal is a fairly easy process.


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