Treatment for Acute Knee Dislocations

Feb 22, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Treatment for Acute Knee Dislocations

  Anatomic classification of knee dislocation KD-I Single cruciate torn (ACL or PCL) KD-II Bicruciate tears (ACL and PCL) KD-III Bicruciate tears plus MCL or LCL/PLC KD-IV ACL, PCL, MCL,…

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Treatment for Chronic Knee Dislocation

Feb 22, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Treatment for Chronic Knee Dislocation

Diagnostic arthroscopy and meniscal and cartilage treatment Medial skin incision Graft harvesting ACL tibial tunnel PCL femoral tunnel PCL tibial tunnel ACL femoral tunnel Medial reconstruction Lateral skin incision Lateral…

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HTO and Peripheral Instability

Feb 22, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on HTO and Peripheral Instability

Fig. 10.1 Relationship between tibial slope and kind and site of osteotomy For these reasons, HTO may be indicated in patients who have posterolateral laxity and varus hyperextension thrust, ACL…

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Postoperative Management: Rehabilitation

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Week Goals of the activity 0–6 Pain reduction, rest, icing, elevation Muscle reeducation, submaximal quadriceps/hamstring isometrics (pain-free) Electrical stimulation with the Swiss ball Taping and/or knee bracing in extension Scar…

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Acute Medial and Posteromedial Injury

Feb 22, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Acute Medial and Posteromedial Injury

Fig. 3.1 Medial view of the knee: attachment sites (Redrawn from Bonasia et al. [13]). AT adductor tubercle, ME medial epicondyle, sMCL superficial medial collateral ligament, MPFL medial patellofemoral ligament,…

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