Torbay Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury Exercise and Advice Programme

Through a series of videos, the Torbay Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury Exercise and Advice Programme will help you to regain your lower limb function after injury or an operation.

Your recovery will be in a number of stages.

The Prehabilitation stage is aimed at helping you manage your ACL injury with Physiotherapy. It is important to work closely with your physiotherapist at this stage to help determine if any further surgical input is required or not.

This video aims to provide you with a series of exercises that are designed to supplement your physiotherapy treatment. Following your assessment and review, your physiotherapist will advise which exercises are most suitable for you and may alter the frequency and repetitions to suit your individual needs. Further progression may be made as you improve and will be agreed between you and your therapist.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Physiotherapy: Prehabilitation

If surgery is deemed necessary the next set of videos will focus upon the separate stages rehabilitation following Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery.

These stages are divided into Hospital based rehabilitation phase, Early post-operative phase, middle post-operative phase, late post-operative phase and sport specific phase.

These videos aim to provide you with information on how to protect your surgical repair as well as provide you with a series of exercises that are designed to supplement your physiotherapy treatment. Following your assessment and review, your physiotherapist will advise which stage is most suitable for you and may alter the frequency and repetitions to suit your individual needs. Further progression may be made as you improve and will be agreed between you and your therapist.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Physiotherapy: Hospital based rehabilitation

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Physiotherapy: Early rehabilitation

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Physiotherapy: Middle rehabilitation phase

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Physiotherapy: Late rehabilitation phase

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Physiotherapy: Sport specific phase

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