One of the most common knee injuries is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament or more commonly known as ACL injury. This knee injury can vary from one person to the other, but most symptoms lead to substantial discomfort and difﬁculty in carrying out normal daily activities. In the worst case scenario, ACL injuries can mean the end of an active lifestyle. Before any ACL injury gets to this stage though, a simple rehabilitation programme can easily avert these circumstances at an early stage and even without surgery.
This programme is recommended for patients who suffer from mild to moderate rupture or "tear" of the ACL without other structures damaged or conditions contributing to the deteriorating knee pain.
INITIAL SESSIONS INCLUDES:
SUBSEQUENT SESSIONS INCLUDE:
(up to 5 or 6 months)*
This rehabilitation programme is designed for patients who have undergone the ACL reconstruction surgery. Rehabilitation outcomes may vary for individuals who have undergone other surgeries at the same time, e.g. Meniscal repair.
A tailor-made rehabilitation programme will be delivered according to the type of surgery the patient received. For the most desired results, we recommend the treatment frequency to start at least 2-3 times a week for the first two months, then gradually decreasing according to individual progression.
Here are the goals for the ACL Post-Operative Rehabilitation Programme set out in different phases after reconstructive surgery:
*Please note the ACL post-operative rehabilitation programme may vary for individuals due to the fact that many ACL surgery is performed to correct other related conditions at the same time.