How important is it to get your knee straight after ACL reconstruction?

One of the goals of Physiotherapy after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction is to get the knee straight but how important is it to get your knee straight after ACL reconstruction?

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  • Noll, S., Garrison, J. C., Bothwell, J., & Conway, J. E. (2015). Knee extension range of motion at 4 weeks is related to knee extension loss at 12 weeks after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine, 3(5), 2325967115583632.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).