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1

When is the ACL most tight/taut?

Knee extension

2

When is the ACL more lax?

45 degrees flexion

3

What is the ACL primary functions?(2)

Prevent extension
Limit forward glide

4

Which third degree sprain has become the most common injury of the knee?

ACL

5

MOI of contact ACL injury?(4)

Foot planted
Slightly flexed
Direct blow to lateral knee with valves force

6

MOI of non contact ACL injury?

Usually deceleration or change of direction
Knee is usually in full extension and cause buckling.

7

S/S of ACL injury?(3)

Pop
Loss of ROM
Pain

8

What is the main problem following ACL surgery?(2)

Lack of knee extension
Weak quadriceps

9

For Day 1-7 ____crushes should be used?

2

10

For Day 8-14____crushes should be used?

1

11

When should a patient be full weight bearing?

Week 2

12

How much body weight should be weight bearing during week 1?

50 percent

13

How much weight should be weight bearing during week 2?

50-75 percent

14

ROM goal for week 2?

90-100 knee flexion

15

What exercises are appropriate for 0-2 weeks of ACL reconstruction?

Bump Stretch
Quad Sets
Heel Slides
Leg Raises

16

What Manual exercises are appropriate for weeks 0-6?

Patella joint moves

17

What percentage of active knee flexion should be obtained during 0-2 weeks?

0-90

18

What percentage of knee flexion should be obtained by week 4?

0-120

19

What percentage of knee flexion should be obtained by week 6?

0-135

20

When should proprioception be applied?

3-6 weeks

21

Wen should cardio and single leg squat be applied?

10-12 weeks
wishing the 7-12 weeks time frame

22

When should plyometric(box jumps and explosive) exercise be applied?

14-16 weeks
Between 13-26 week time frame

23

When should sports specific exercises be applied?

5 months

24

During week one post-op, what should the brace be locked to?

0 degrees

25

After 1 week from post-op the brace should be?

Unlocked for PROM

26

When should knee flexion be applied?

Phase 2 (Week 4)

27

When should the brace be unlocked for gait control?

4-6 Weeks

28

When should the race be unlocked for all activities?

6-8 Weeks

29

When should the brace be discontinued?

Week 8