ACL Reconstruction & Rehabilitation

ACL Reconstruction & Rehabilitation

SCROLL DOWN FOR FREE END-STAGE ACL REHAB … TO GET YOU BACK TO SPORT! In the previous post we talked about the function of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), the mechanisms of injury and the lasting symptoms if you’re unlucky enough to injure it. Here...
The ACL Explained

The ACL Explained

As you may have seen from the accompanying video, the anterior cruciate ligament, shortened to ACL, is one of the most important ligaments on the knee. Here we’ll just flesh this out in a little more detail. This will be useful for you if you have a client with an ACL...
HOW IS A PCL INJURY DIFFERENT FROM AN ACL INJURY?

HOW IS A PCL INJURY DIFFERENT FROM AN ACL INJURY?

PCL versus ACL Injury THE KNEE …joint is comprised of the femur (thigh bone), the tibia (shine bone) and the patella (knee cap). On the surface of these bones where they articulate (come into contact) with each other, there is a layer of hyaline cartilage. In...
Ronaldo’s Knee

Ronaldo’s Knee

Did you hazard a guess? I’m sure many of you saw the incident that caused Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit from the 2016 European Cup finals. For those who didn’t here’s a couple of stills form the game, courtesy of kinetmd and the Sun Newspaper, respectively. OUCH! What you...

How much rehabilitation is enough?

How much rehabilitation is enough after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury? You’ve ruptured your ACL, had surgery (or extensive conservative therapy) and gone through a heap of hard rehabilitation. How do you know if you’re ready to get back sport and activities?...

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