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4 Key ACL Swimming and Water Exercises After Surgery to Accelerate Your ACL Tear Recovery!

4 Key ACL Swimming and Water Exercises After Surgery to Accelerate Your ACL Tear Recovery!

Getting in the pool is one activity that is suited for ACL recovery and is an easy way to get back into exercise post-surgery. As part of your ACL recovery program, swimming and water exercises can be used to increase strength and flexibility in the knee and can be practiced as early as three weeks post ACL surgery. In addition, water exercises are low-impact and can be completed with lower levels of pain. Continue Reading

Can You Walk With A Completely Torn ACL?

Can You Walk With A Completely Torn ACL?

Walking with a completely torn ACL is certainly realistic for most people   Walking with a completely torn ACL is almost always achievable for most people For most people, the most likely time that walking is impacted is within the first few days after an ACL tear due to the onset of pain and swelling upon… Continue Reading

What you need to know about your ACL injury and operation – 10 key questions!

What you need to know about your ACL injury and operation – 10 key questions!

There are a number of ACL graft options available when a person is considering surgery to repair a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). The ACL surgery procedure and graft type selected depends on a range of factors including the patient’s activity level, surgeon preference, damage to the ligament, and other related factors that may arise from the patient’s individual circumstances… Continue Reading

Do you really need ACL reconstruction surgery?

Do you really need ACL reconstruction surgery?

While in many cases a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament will require a complete ACL reconstruction to repair the graft, there are also some instances where an individual may have the option to attempt non-surgical rehabilitation instead of inserting a new ACL graft as their best way forward.

The decision to not have a torn ACL surgically repaired should be assessed in consideration of all the facts…
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6 key ACL graft options leading into surgery – which type is best for you?

6 key ACL graft options leading into surgery – which type is best for you?

There are a number of ACL graft options available when a person is considering surgery to repair a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). The ACL surgery procedure and graft type selected depends on a range of factors including the patient’s activity level, surgeon preference, damage to the ligament, and other related factors that may arise from the patient’s individual circumstances… Continue Reading

6 ACL rehabilitation protocols to “kick-start” your recovery after surgery!

6 ACL rehabilitation protocols to “kick-start” your recovery after surgery!

The main objective of ACL injury recovery within the first two weeks of rehabilitation post surgery is to reduce the amount of pain and swelling within the reconstructed knee plus performing weight baring, muscle toning and flexibility exercises. We recommend six key steps in the early phases of ACL injury recovery that will provide the foundations to a strong rehabilitation. Continue Reading

Psychological Barriers Impacting ACL Rehabilitation

Psychological Barriers Impacting ACL Rehabilitation

In this article we provide a detailed narrative of an interview with Julian Feller, one of the world’s leading orthopaedic surgeons based in Melbourne, Australia. In the interview Julian Feller discusses the psychological impact of an ACL injury and the associated adverse impacts on ACL rehabilitation.   Professor Julian Feller on psychological barriers impacting ACL rehabilitation… Continue Reading

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