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Dr. Stephen J. Incavo

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Comparable results seen with high- vs low-intensity plyometric exercise after ACL reconstruction

Source: Healio

Results from this randomized controlled trial showed both low- and high-intensity plyometric exercise for rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction positively affected knee function, knee impairments and psychological status among patients after 8 weeks of intervention.Researchers randomly assigned 24 patients who underwent ACL reconstruction to 8 weeks of either low- or high-intensity plyometric exercise, and the groups were distinguished by the anticipated magnitude of vertical ground-reaction forces. Investigators assessed patient outcomes with the IDKC subjective knee form and a biomarker for articular cartilage degradation.

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