Postsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation

Knee & Shoulder


  • Robert Manske, PT, DPT, SCS, MEd, ATC, CSCS , Professor and Chair Department of Physical Therapy Wichita State University Wichita, KS

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.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-02702-1

Table of Contents

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

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

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