ACL rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is phased from early post surgery to return to normal function, including sport.


Phases of ACL rehabilitation

aCL rehabilitation takes into account the initial period when the new ligament is gaining a blood supply, then the period of improving range of motion and strength, then the final stage of return to full activities.



ACL Rehabilitation Progression: Where Are We Now?. Cavanaugh JT and Powers M. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017 Sep; 10(3): 289–296.

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