Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries, known as an ACL injury, is one of the most common injuries to the knee.
Rupture of the ACL is a common injury in popular Australian sports such as AFL, rugby, and netball. Research shows that women experience a higher number of ACL injuries than men.
Australia has the highest reported rates of ACL injury globally and has risen by 70 per cent in under those aged over 25 years in the last 15 years. As such, the waiting list for surgery in public hospitals for ACL Reconstruction Surgery can be up to 365 days.
Medical Journal of Australia, 2018
Symptoms of an ACL Injury
When a person experiences an ACL injury, some report hearing a loud pop or popping sensation in the knee. Other symptoms can include;
- Severe pain and inability to continue an activity
- Rapid swelling
- Loss of range of motion
- A feeling of instability or “giving way” with weight-bearing
It is always best to discuss with your general practitioner to discuss what is the best treatment option is for you.
If you have been referred for ACL Reconstruction Surgery and would like to speak with one of our surgeons participating in our Rapid Path to Treatment program, call 1800 167 846 or complete the form below, and our team will contact you within two business days.
One single surgery fee
Reduced waiting times for consultation & surgery
The total price advertised is for the surgery, anaesthetics, and hospital fees associated with this procedure.
Additional fees will be payable to your specialist for consultation and follow-up appointments.