VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - Absolute PhysioCare & Sports Rehab, a physiotherapy clinic in Burnaby, has shared an article detailing how rehabilitation can be beneficial for repairing a torn ACL-both before and after surgery. For more, go to: http://www.burnabyphysiocare.com/acl-injury-what-to-do-pre-op-post-op-for-sports-rehab-physiotherapy/
The ACL is one of the 4 ligaments that holds the knee joint together (connects the femur and tibia). Tearing the ligament can result in instability, joint weakness, joint damage, and contribute to future degenerative changes, impacting quality of life.
While most people associate rehabilitation with recovery, it can also address the deficits in strength and endurance, proprioception, timing, and gait that occur directly after an accident-and impact both legs. A pre-rehab has been shown to be effective in increasing strength and balance in an ACL deficient knee and reducing the chance of re-injury.
After surgery, patients at Absolute PhysioCare & Sports Rehab will participate in a 6-8 week program that takes place in clinic. They will gain the skillset and education they need to continue treatment safely at home. Goals will be set, and clients will provide reports in 2-3 week intervals.
An example of goals set 3-6 weeks post-op could include:
- Full Range of Knee Flexion & Extension
- Progress flexibility exercises across other joints
- Strengthening: Hip, Hamstrings, Quads, Calves
- Normal weight bearing
- Progress Balance/Proprioception
Any questions regarding ACL rehabilitation or other treatments may be addressed to Absolute PhysioCare & Sports Rehab. Call 604-558-CARE (2273) or book an appointment online!
About the Company
Absolute PhysioCare & Sports Rehab is a cutting-edge, multidisciplinary physiotherapy clinic located in Burnaby, close to Vancouver, BC. The company's focus is on providing its clients with the highest standard of care to help them achieve optimum wellness and quality of life. Apart from providing personalized therapy plans, the company also offers its clients physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractic care, orthotics, acupuncture, custom bracing, compression hosiery, vestibular rehabilitation, women's health, bike fitting, active rehabilitation services and gymnasium facilities.
For more information, log on to: http://www.burnabyphysiocare.com/