Flashcards in ACL Deck (29)
When is the ACL most tight/taut?
When is the ACL more lax?
45 degrees flexion
What is the ACL primary functions?(2)
Limit forward glide
Which third degree sprain has become the most common injury of the knee?
MOI of contact ACL injury?(4)
Direct blow to lateral knee with valves force
MOI of non contact ACL injury?
Usually deceleration or change of direction
Knee is usually in full extension and cause buckling.
S/S of ACL injury?(3)
Loss of ROM
What is the main problem following ACL surgery?(2)
Lack of knee extension
For Day 1-7 ____crushes should be used?
For Day 8-14____crushes should be used?
When should a patient be full weight bearing?
How much body weight should be weight bearing during week 1?
How much weight should be weight bearing during week 2?
ROM goal for week 2?
90-100 knee flexion
What exercises are appropriate for 0-2 weeks of ACL reconstruction?
What Manual exercises are appropriate for weeks 0-6?
Patella joint moves
What percentage of active knee flexion should be obtained during 0-2 weeks?
What percentage of knee flexion should be obtained by week 4?
What percentage of knee flexion should be obtained by week 6?
When should proprioception be applied?
Wen should cardio and single leg squat be applied?
wishing the 7-12 weeks time frame
When should plyometric(box jumps and explosive) exercise be applied?
Between 13-26 week time frame
When should sports specific exercises be applied?
During week one post-op, what should the brace be locked to?
After 1 week from post-op the brace should be?
Unlocked for PROM
When should knee flexion be applied?
Phase 2 (Week 4)
When should the brace be unlocked for gait control?
When should the race be unlocked for all activities?