About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
Home Print this page Email this page Users Online: 162
REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-6

Recent concepts of rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, J. N. Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Rahul Ranjan
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, J. N. Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 202 002, Uttar Pradesh
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1319-6308.173470

Rights and Permissions

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is the most common ligament reconstruction done till date. The tendency has inclined toward the surgical reconstruction from conservative means. In this review article, we will discuss the phases of the rehabilitation of the patient following the surgical reconstruction of the ACL. Importance will be given especially on early return of passive motion, early weight bearing, bracing, kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular drill, and accelerated rehabilitation. There are many young individual who are not recovering enough to regain the preinjured level of activities. In this review article, we will present some of the recent evidences regarding ACL rehabilitation in an effort to help the hectic surgeons and physiotherapist comprehend and associate basic and clinical research to rehabilitation of a patient following reconstruction.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed5448    
    Printed168    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded335    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal