ACL Surgery Cost

When deciding if ACL surgery will be required there are several questions that you will need to ask yourself. The question of how much ACL Surgery will cost is important. Depending on where you are located the cost can vary from free to 50k. Whether you have insurance or not will also change how much acl surgery is going to cost you.

The anterior cruciate ligament surgery is a very common surgery however it is not a simple process as it takes a significant amount of time and number of steps to complete the operation. ACL surgery recovery depends on the quality of the surgery that you have, and not all procedures are equal in terms of pain and recovery time. Getting your range of motion back after ACL surgery also will depend on what procedure you have and the skill level of your surgeon.

Cost of ACL surgery
Costs of acl surgery in the united states will vary from $25-$50 k depending on whee you are having the surgery done and more importantly how much work is needing to be done. Some surgeries only require the repairing of the acl ligament and nothing else whereas other acl surgeries will require a significant amount of other work on the meniscus and MCL.

In Canada the cost of ACL surgery is $0, however taxes in general are higher to foot the bill for medical costs.

Cost of ACL surgery with and without insurance
With insurance you can get the cost covered from 25% to 100%.

Other costs of ACL surgery
Medication – after surgery you will be on 1-2 weeks of pain medication, the costs of this medication can be anywhere from $50 – $150
Crutches – you will need a pair of crutches which will cost $250
Cryo cuff – cry cuffs are very important for the recovery process after ACL surgery and they can cost from $100 for gravity fed style to $400 for the pump style cryo cuff.

Aircast Cryo Cuff

Aircast Cryo Cuff used for ACL Surgery Recovery this time!

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  1. Hi there, gratz for the website, it greatly helps ppl who have gone under acl surgery, just for your reference, in Brazil it costs me around R$ 10.000,00 ( more or less USD 6.300,00 ) ..