Non-operative ACL Rehabilitation

Non-operative ACL Rehabilitation

An online course with Luke O'Brien

1 hour
Duration
236
Participants
11
Reviews
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Introduction

Considering the potential for postoperative complications, a small percentage of patients with ACL injuries might be suitable for non-operative management. An evidence-based set of screening tests can help us identify this group. Rehabilitation concepts are similar for both operative and nonoperative treatment of ACL injuries. However non-operative treatment is different with an increased emphasis on neuromuscular training to restore joint stability.

Aims

This course introduces non-operative rehabilitation of ACL reviewing the screening tests that can be used to identify candidates and the specific aspects of their management.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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