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The articular cartilage repair rehabilitation story

How did a UK physiotherapist working in sports medicine who five years ago had never even heard of half of the available articular cartilage repair procedures end up working with some of the top orthopaedic surgeons in the cutting-edge area of articular cartilage repair? Where to start? As the white rabbit told Alice in - 'Alice in Wonderland' - "I've always found it's helpful to start at the beginning." So that is where I'm going to start - at the beginning!

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Quadriceps rehabilitation using Electric Muscle Stimulation

Pierluigi vernetto


I would like to show you how I use the EMS while I work to stimulate my lazy quads.




An 'interpretation' of a 2006 publication where the conclusions were rather uncertain as to the benefits of strength training in preventing the progression of osteoarthritis.

An 'interpretation' of a 2006 publication presenting somewhat inconclusive findings as to the value of exercise in managing osteoarthritis in older patients.

An 'interpretation' of a 2005 article to establish the degree to which exercise is useful in managing osteoarthritis of the knee.

An 'interpretation' of an article from 2003 detailing the rehabilitation protocol practised in Vail at that time in managing the stiff arthrofibrotic knee.