PT Inquest Session 1: History of ACLR Surgery and Rehabilitation

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Our understanding of the ACL, it’s related pathophysiology, surgical strategies, and postoperative rehabilitation has an interesting history. We take a tour of the history and interview a couple guests who lived it.

Reference List

  1. Chambat P, Guier C, Sonnery-Cottet B, Fayard JM, Thaunat M. The evolution of ACL reconstruction over the last fifty years. Int Orthop. 2013;37(2):181-186. doi:10.1007/s00264-012-1759-3
  2. Davarinos N, O’Neill BJ, Curtin W. A Brief History of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Adv Orthop Surg. 2014;2014:1-6. doi:10.1155/2014/706042
  3. Grindem H, Snyder-Mackler L, Moksnes H, Engebretsen L, Risberg MA. Simple decision rules can reduce reinjury risk by 84% after ACL reconstruction: the Delaware-Oslo ACL cohort study. Br J Sports Med. 2016:Epud ahead of print. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096031
  4. Paulos L, Noyes FR, Grood E, Butler DL. Knee rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and repair. Am J Sports Med. 1981;9(3):140-149. doi:10.1177/036354658100900303
  5. Shelbourne KD, Gray T. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with autogenous patellar tendon graft followed by accelerated rehabilitation. A two- to nine-year followup. Am J Sports Med. 1997;25(6):786-795. doi:10.1177/036354659702500610
  6. Torg JS, Conrad W, Kalen V. Clinical I diagnosis of anterior cruciate ligament instability in the athlete. Am J Sports Med. 1976;4(2):84-93. doi:10.1177/036354657600400206
  7. Yamamoto SK, Hartman CW, Feagin JA, Kimball G. Functional rehabilitation of the knee: A preliminary study. Am J Sports Med. 1975;3(6):288-291. doi:10.1177/036354657500300605

Music by:
Intro – Butta Fly’s Jazz Handz – kcentric –
Transition – The Joy Jacket – Pitx –
Close – See You Later – Pitx –

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