Non-operative PCL Rehabilitation

Online Course: Non-operative PCL Rehabilitation

How to design a conservative management plan for PCL injuries

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Luke O'Brien

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Luke O'Brien

Luke O'Brien is a Physical Therapist specialising in the knee

1-1.5 hours
Duration
116
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Introduction

The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is a major knee stabilizer and its injury can result in long term consequences. In some cases, a non-operative approach to treatment has shown positive outcomes and long term benefits. In this course, you will learn about the decision-making process to guide PCL management and the components of a successful conservative rehabilitation plan.

Aims

This course aims to review PCL conservative treatment considerations, outcomes and phases.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions 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.

Featured review

This course broadened my knowledge about exercise prescription and how educating the patient in the correct way can make a significant difference in treatment.
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