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Rehabilitation After Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

  • Enrico Giannì
  • Guglielmo Cerullo
  • Giancarlo Puddu

Abstract

The nonoperative or surgical management of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tears is still very much a matter for discussion. In fact, the symptoms are slight in most cases, while the quality of the results offered by surgery is uncertain. The clinical progress of the natural history of the lesion is not clear [1 – 10]. Insufficient understanding of modern rehabilitation practices after nonsurgical and surgical treatment is another cause of poor clinical and functional results.

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Knee Flexion Posterior Cruciate Ligament Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Posterior Translation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico Giannì
  • Guglielmo Cerullo
  • Giancarlo Puddu

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