Functional Outcome in Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction with Immediate Full Weight Bearing Mobilization- Retrospective Study

Volume 6 | Issue 1 | January-June 2021 | Page 03-07 | Vijayamohan, Shyam Gopal V, Mohana Chandran, Aleena Antony

Author: Vijayamohan [1], Shyam Gopal V [1], Mohana Chandran [2], Aleena Antony [3]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala, India.
[2] Department of Physiotherapy, Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala, India
[3] Counsellor, Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics &Rheumatology, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala, India.

Address of Correspondence:
Dr. Shyam Gopal V,
Specialist, Aster centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology,
Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala, India.


Rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament surgery continues to evolve, with the current emphasis being on immediate weight bearing and range of motion, and progressive muscular strengthening, proprioception, dynamic stability, and neuromuscular control drills. In this study we evaluate the functional outcome of Immediate full weight bearing mobilization following arthroscopic ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) reconstruction with quadrupled hamstring graft using endobutton and bioscrew. With the advancement of fixation techniques immediate weight bearing mobilization after arthroscopic ACL reconstruction can give better functional outcome and improved patient satisfaction. Although further large volume multicentric research is needed for establishing a
standardized rehabilitation protocol following arthroscopic ACL reconstruction, immediate weight bearing doesn’t cause any complications and has better outcome as per our study.
Keywords: Arthroscopic reconstruction, ACL, Immediate weight bearing.


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How to Cite this article: Vijayaohan, V Shyam Gopal, Chandran M, Antony A | Functional  Outcome in
Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction with Immediate Full Weight Bearing Mobilization-Retrospective Study | Asian Journal of Arthroscopy | January- June 2021; 6(1): 03-07.

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