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THERAPY & REHABILITATION
THERAPY & INVESTIGATION

CRUCIATE LIGAMENT REHABILITATION
Exercises from the 5th-6th weeks of the rehabilitation on
Postoperative rehabilitation protocol after anterior cruciate ligament replacement

 

Cruciate ligament rehabilitation

Cruciate ligament rehabilitation

Cruciate ligament rehabilitation

Cruciate ligament rehabilitation

Cruciate ligament rehabilitation

Cruciate ligament rehabilitation

Cruciate ligament rehabilitation

  • Exercises on a trampoline: The patient steps onto the trampoline with her/his operated limb, and jogs a couple of steps; then she/he gets back to the floor with her/his operated limb and jogs a couple of steps. This exercise should be performed fifty times.





  • The patient is standing on the trampoline on both limbs in a flexion of 60 degrees, keeping balance with both arms out to the side, and performs small hopping. This exercise should be performed fifty times.






  • Exercise performed on a stepping machine: The patient walks for 15 minutes on a stepping machine, with a resistance according her/his body weight, leaning on the hands.






  • In sitting position with the knee bent to a right angle, the patient extends her/his limb fully with a 1 kilogram weight fixed on the leg; the leg is kept in this position for 3 seconds, and then she/he carefully puts back the leg into the starting position. 10 series of 10 exercises each should be performed.






  • While standing, the patient performs small leg-lifts in the forward diagonal, forward, sideways and backward directions with the knee extended with 2-3 kilograms of weight. 10 series of 10 exercises each should be performed.
















Exercises performed on a stationary bike:

  • The patient exercises rhythmically on a stationary bike applying low resistance for 15 minutes, setting the seat into the high position.