Multiple ligament knee injury: Complications
Manske, Robert C.
Giangarra, Charles E.
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Manske, Robert C., Hosseinzadeh, Pooya and Charles E. Giangarra. 2008. Multiple ligament knee injury: Complications. North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 3(4): pp.226–233.
Non-operative and operative complications are common following multiple ligament knee injuries. This article will describe common complications seen by the surgeon and physical therapist following this complex injury. Complications include fractures, infections, vascular and neurologic complications following injury and surgery, compartment syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, deep venous thrombosis, loss of motion and persistent laxity issues. A brief description of these complications and methods for evaluation and treatment will be described
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