Varus stress radiographs similar after 6 months between early and delayed weightbearing after FCLR
Partial Controlled Early Postoperative Weightbearing Versus Nonweightbearing After Reconstruction of the Fibular (Lateral) Collateral Ligament: A Randomized Controlled Trial and Equivalence AnalysisAm J Sports Med. 2018 Aug;46(10):2355-2365. doi: 10.1177/0363546518784301
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39 patients with an injury to the fibular collateral ligament which required reconstruction were randomized to postoperative rehabilitation with either early partial weightbearing for the first 6 weeks after surgery, or complete nonweightbearing for the first 6 weeks after surgery. Primary outcome was varus stability of the knee on radiograph at 6 months postoperatively. Secondary outcomes include...
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