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Postoperative Rehabilitation

  • Craig J. Edson

Abstract

Rehabilitation of the multiple ligament injured knee presents several challenges to the rehabilitation specialist. A thorough understanding of the surgical procedure, the biomechanics of the knee, and the manner in which exercises and daily activities affect the involved structures is imperative. This chapter outlines the exercise protocols currently in place at our facility, as well as the scientific rationale behind the exercises that comprise these postoperative regimens.

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Knee Flexion Posterior Cruciate Ligament Patellofemoral Joint 
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