A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part II: open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics.

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Journal Article (Review)

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a common surgical knee procedure that requires intensive postoperative rehabilitation by the patient. A variety of randomized controlled trials have investigated aspects of ACL reconstruction rehabilitation. A systematic review of English language level 1 and 2 studies identified 54 appropriate randomized controlled trials of ACL rehabilitation. This part of the article discusses open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wright, RW; Preston, E; Fleming, BC; Amendola, A; Andrish, JT; Bergfeld, JA; Dunn, WR; Kaeding, C; Kuhn, JE; Marx, RG; McCarty, EC; Parker, RC; Spindler, KP; Wolcott, M; Wolf, BR; Williams, GN

Published Date

  • July 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 225 - 234

PubMed ID

  • 18686485

Pubmed Central ID

  • 18686485

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1938-2480

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1538-8506

Language

  • eng