Postsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation book cover

Postsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation

Knee & Shoulder

Written by well-known experts in a reader-friendly style, this is the only book to focus specifically on post-surgical guidelines for successful rehabilitation of the knee and shoulder for sports patients. Content covers basic concepts related to soft tissue healing, as well as core concepts in sports medicine rehabilitation, all of which lay the groundwork for discussions of specific protocols. Detailed descriptions of the latest post-surgical procedures for various knee and shoulder pathologies equip readers with essential knowledge needed to recommend the most effective treatment plans. Includes a separate section on multiple ligament knee injuries.


Published: August 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02702-1


  • SECTION I: Concepts in Post-Surgical Management
    1. The Inflammatory Process and Post-Surgical Soft Tissue Healing
    2. Post-Surgical Immobilization vs. Mobilization
    3. Pre- Operative and Post Surgical Musculoskeletal Examination of the Knee
    4. Pre-Operative and Post Surgical Musculoskeletal Examination of the Shoulder
    5. Training for Strength Power and Endurance
    6. Propriocepive Neuromuscular Control: Implications for the Post-Operative Knee Patient
    7. Propriocepive Neuromuscular Control: Implications for the Post-Operative Shoulder Patient

    SECTION II: Knee
    Ligament Injuries
    8. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using Ipsilateral patellar tendon autograft
    9. Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction using Contralateral patellar tendon autograft
    10. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using the hamstring/Gracillis Autograft
    11. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using an allograft source
    12. Complications with Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    13. Strain Gauge Studies and Their Implications to Post-operative ACL Rehabilitation
    14. Posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and rehabilitation
    15. Combination ligament injuries
    16. Prevention of rupture or re-rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament.
    Knee Meniscus Injuries
    17. Meniscus: Meniscectomy, meniscus repair, and meniscus allograft replacement
    18. Complications with Meniscus surgery.
    Knee Articular Cartilage Injuries
    19. Cartilage repair: Chondroplasty, abrasion arthroplasty, microfracture
    20. OATS, Autologus Chondrocyte Implantation cartilage replacements, Mosaicplasty
    21. Complications with cartilage repairs
    22. Proximal and distal realignment procedures
    23. Arthroscopic Lateral Release
    Knee Tendon Ruptures
    24. Quadriceps & Patellar Tendon Ruptures

    SECTION III: Shoulder
    Shoulder Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries
    25. Acromioclavicular Joint – Mumford and Weaver-Dunn
    26. Anterior capsulolabral reconstruction
    27. Capsular shift procedures – Neer, Multi Directional Instabilities
    28. Bankart Repair open and arthroscopic
    29. Thermal/Laser capsulorrhaphy
    30. SLAP lesions
    Shoulder Rotator Cuff Repairs
    31. Acromioplasty, Subacromial Decompression
    32. Rotator cuff repair: mini open, open
    33. Rotator Cuff Repair: All Arthroscopic
    34. Long Head of Biceps Tendonesis and Tendon Ruptures


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