✓ Reduces patient opioid consumption and may allow for earlier discontinuation of opioid medications in certain patients.
✓ Decreases pain and edema.
✓ Increased post-operative range of motion in ACL patients.
✓ May increase patient satisfaction with the recovery process.
✓ May lead to early hospital discharge [shorter length of stay] in some patients.
✓ May lower postoperative blood loss.