Physical Therapy: ACL Repair and Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Look at ACL Tears

16.00
Online
Elective
Learning Objectives

  • Describe the anatomy associated with an ACL tear and surgical repair.
  • Define the ACL injury.
  • Describe how an ACL injury is diagnosed.
  • Describe an overview of the surgical procedure to repair an ACL tear.
  • Describe the use of PRP and mesenchymal stem cells for ACL treatment.
  • Describe treatment prior to surgery or treatment for patients who do not undergo surgical repair of the ACL.
  • State the components of a typical physical therapy rehabilitation plan for ACL repair rehabilitation and recovery.
  • Describe the rehabilitation protocol and specific interventions following ACL repair.
  • Describe ACL loading that occurs during non-weight bearing and weight-bearing exercises.
  • Describe functional knee braces for use following ACL reconstruction for return to play.
  • Describe the criteria for return to play following ACL reconstruction.
  • Describe ACL injury prevention strategies.
  • Describe ACL surgical outcomes.
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Physical Therapy: ACL Repair and Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Look at ACL Tears

16.00
Learning Objectives

  • Describe the anatomy associated with an ACL tear and surgical repair.
  • Define the ACL injury.
  • Describe how an ACL injury is diagnosed.
  • Describe an overview of the surgical procedure to repair an ACL tear.
  • Describe the use of PRP and mesenchymal stem cells for ACL treatment.
  • Describe treatment prior to surgery or treatment for patients who do not undergo surgical repair of the ACL.
  • State the components of a typical physical therapy rehabilitation plan for ACL repair rehabilitation and recovery.
  • Describe the rehabilitation protocol and specific interventions following ACL repair.
  • Describe ACL loading that occurs during non-weight bearing and weight-bearing exercises.
  • Describe functional knee braces for use following ACL reconstruction for return to play.
  • Describe the criteria for return to play following ACL reconstruction.
  • Describe ACL injury prevention strategies.
  • Describe ACL surgical outcomes.