ACL Reconstruction Surgery Physical Therapy Treatment | Pre-Operative Guidelines | Case Study | FPF Show Episode 50

By dpope2020

September 16, 2022

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ACL Reconstruction Surgery Physical Therapy Treatment | Pre-Operative Guidelines | Case Study | FPF Show Episode 50

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In today's episode we go over ACL Reconstruction Surgery Physical Therapy Treatment | Pre-Operative Guidelines | Case Study | FPF Show Episode 50:

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 2:12 Subjective information: Patient age, female, demographics, psychosocial influences
  • 5:37 Mechanism of injury and reason for ACL reconstruction surgery
  • 6:15 Diagnostic imaging and concomitant pathology prior to ACL reconstruction surgery
  • 7:43 Multi-disciplinary decision making prior to ACL reconstruction surgery (Graft choice, surgeon, timing)
  • 11:40 Patient training age and goals prior to ACL reconstruction surgery
  • 12:47 Pre-operative ACL reconstruction surgery physical therapy - Strength, neuromuscular control, return to sport and long term outcomes
  • 14:05 Pre-operative goals prior to ACL reconstruction surgery
  • 16:18 Pre-operative physical therapy - swelling, range of motion and quad control
  • 17:15 Pre-operative physical therapy - Atrophy, neuromuscular control, balance and aerobic fitness
  • 18:55 How to restore range of motion prior to ACL reconstruction surgery
  • 22:58 The importance of PRE-operative quad strength and LONG term (1 year after ACL reconstruction surgery) outcomes and return to sport
  • 26:25 How much weaker and smaller is the quad after ACL reconstruction surgery?
  • 27:34 Contralateral limb training after ACL reconstruction surgery and training the rest of the kinetic chain
  • 29:57 The importance of aerobic conditioning after ACL reconstruction surgery and MAINTAINING as much as possible early on

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