An Evaluation Of An Anterior Cruciate Ligament ( Acl ) Tear

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An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear occurs in one of the knee ligaments that join the bones of the upper and lower leg, keeping the knee stable. After reconstructive surgery patients need extensive rehabilitation and healing time before even considering any physical activity. ACL reconstructions are common amongst people, it has been difficult for surgeons and physicians to come to an agreement on rehabilitation regarding these patients returning back to health. Many physicians are trying to come to a consensus as to what rehabilitation criteria is necessary and what will most benefit their patients, providing them with a quick, yet efficient recovery. The objective in question, is whether an accelerated approach is more efficient than the traditional rehabilitation techniques. Using an accelerated program has show developmental progress with extreme improvement in flexion of the knee, while bypassing a traditional approaches time span of recovery. As far as traditional rehabilitation goes, studies have shown that there is a significant decrease in re-ingury of the knee. Observed in theses four articles, is randomized test that concise a professional opinion on what program physicians find more effective. In support of Preventing re-injury after ACL reconstruction: What constitutes optimal rehabilitation and Traditional versus Accelerated Rehabilitation following ACL Reconstruction: A One-Year Follow-Up, concluded that an accelerated approach was most effective in

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