A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part II: open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics. 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. This part of the article discusses open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics.

publication date

  • July 2008

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3692368

PubMed ID

  • 18686485

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 225

end page

  • 34

volume

  • 21

number

  • 3