Figure-of-8-running is a rehabilitation exercise where the patient runs in a pattern resembling a figure 8.


Setting up for figure-of-8

Bollards or markers are set up on the floor and the patient uses them to guide the running in an '8' pattern.



An advanced rehab exercise.



A conceptual framework for a sports knee injury performance profile (SKIPP) and return to activity criteria (RTAC). Logerstedt D, Arundale A, Lynch A and Snyder-Mackler L. Braz J Phys Ther. 2015 Sep-Oct; 19(5): 340–359.

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Cornerstones of Early Knee Rehabilitation - ebook