A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part I: continuous passive motion, early weight bearing, postoperative bracing, and home-based rehabilitation. Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Orthopedic Procedures

abstract

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a common surgical knee procedure that requires intensive postoperative rehabilitation by the patient. A variety of randomized controlled trials have investigated aspects of ACL reconstruction rehabilitation. A systematic review of English language level 1 and 2 studies identified 54 appropriate randomized controlled trials of ACL rehabilitation. Topics discussed in this part of the article include continuous passive motion, early weight bearing in motion, postoperative bracing, and home-based rehabilitation.

publication date

  • July 2008

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3692363

PubMed ID

  • 18686484

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 217

end page

  • 24

volume

  • 21

number

  • 3